Synopses & Reviews
The first novel featuring park ranger Anna Pigeon is reissued. When a fellow ranger is killed and his death is ruled a mountain lion attack, Anna's suspicions are raised. It's up to her to save the protected cats from the prejudiced locals--and prove the kill was the work of a species far less rare.
Extraordinary...the pages leap to life. (USA Today)
Powerful writing and deft characterizations...a winning novel. (Faye Kellerman)
"EXTRAORDINARY...the pages leap to life." -USA Today
"POWERFUL WRITING and deft characterizations...a winning novel." -Faye Kellerman
"THRILLING...Ms. Barr has a naturalist's eye for detail and an environmentalist's fury at the destruction of the wilderness and its creatures." -New York Times Book Review
Anna Pigeon takes a job as a park ranger looking for peace in the wilderness-but finds murder instead.
THE FIRST ANNA PIGEON NOVEL
The fascinating hero of Nevada Barr's award-winning series--park ranger Anna Pigeon--has brought an unyielding love of nature and sense of fair play to the mystery genre. Track of the Cat is the acclaimed novel that first introduced readers to Anna, as a woman looking for peace in the wilderness--and finding murder instead...
Patrolling the remote West Texas backcountry, Anna's first job as a national park ranger is marred by violence she thought she had left behind: the brutal death of a fellow ranger. When the cause of death is chalked up to a mountain lion attack, Anna's rage knows no bounds. It's up to her to save the protected cats from the politics and prejudices of the locals--and prove the kill was the work of a species far less rare...