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Destroyer Angel

Destroyer Angel

An Anna Pigeon Novel

Anna Pigeon Mysteries (Volume 18)

Nevada Barr, read by Barbara Rosenblat

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04/01/2014

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Anna Pigeon, a ranger for the U.S. Park Services, sets off on vacation—an autumn canoe trip in the to the Iron Range in upstate Minnesota. With Anna is her friend Heath, a paraplegic; Heath's fifteen-year-old daughter, Elizabeth; Leah, a wealthy designer of outdoor equipment; and her daughter, Katie, who is thirteen. For Heath and Leah, this is a shakedown cruise to test a new cutting edge line of camping equipment. The equipment, designed by Leah, will make camping and canoeing more accessible to disabled outdoorsmen.

On their second night out, Anna goes off on her own for a solo evening float on the Fox River. When she comes back, she finds that four thugs, armed with rifles, pistols, and knives, have taken the two women and their teenaged daughters captive. With limited resources and no access to the outside world, Anna has only two days to rescue them before her friends are either killed or flown out of the country, in Destroyer Angel by Nevada Barr.

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Praise for Destroyer Angel

“A harrowing survival story, well imagined and forcefully told.” —Marilyn Stasio, The New York Times Book Review on THE ROPE

“Gripping...suspenseful...a tightly coiled story about trust and rebuilding a life, set against a stunning landscape.” —South Florida Sun Sentinel on THE ROPE

“Engrossing...this is pure joy for a real fan. Barr has outdone herself.” —Charlotte Observer on THE ROPE

“Terrifying...Dark and visceral, the novel is sure to appeal to Barr's legion of fans, especially those who have been clamoring for the author to light the shadows of Anna's past...A crisply written and revelatory entry in the Pigeon series.” —Booklist on THE ROPE

“Barr's exciting 17th Anna Pigeon thriller takes readers where they've wanted to go for years--to Anna's beginnings as a park ranger....Misdirection and a rising body count ratchet up the tension.” —Publishers Weekly on THE ROPE

“Barr's luxuriant depictions of desert landscapes with its colors and hues and details about Lake Powell's tourist population are interwoven into the narrative as an indispensable element of her popular series. Anna emerges from this canyon escapade as a strong, determined woman...Verdict: Another awesome winner for Barr.” —Library Journal on THE ROPE

“Nevada Barr is one of the best.” —Boston Globe on BURN

“Engrossing...ingenious...inventive and sharply observed.” —The Washington Post on BURN

“Outstanding.... Anna's complex personality continues to elevate the series, and the ranger's sojourn to New Orleans further energizes this always reliable series.” —Publishers Weekly (starred review) on BURN

“Suspenseful plotting.” —Oregon Live.com on BURN

“Abundant suspense.” —The Oklahoman on BURN

Burn will smolder in your heart long after you're done.” —Madison County Herald on BURN

“Barr's strong, evocative writing explores the scenery as well as the characters.” —South Florida Sun-Sentinel on BURN

“From the fabric of fiction Barr creates real worlds, sometimes beautiful, sometimes terrifying, but always convincing.” —San Diego Union-Tribune on BURN

“Solid and suspenseful plotting. A definite winner.” —Booklist on BURN

“Barr has written another hit [that] her fans will devour.” —Library Journal on BURN

“A rare treat...Told with all Barr's usual verve and eye for detail and with a solid, tight plot.” —The Globe and Mail (Toronto) on BURN

About the author

Nevada Barr, read by Barbara Rosenblat

NEVADA BARR is a novelist, actor, and artist best known for her New York Times bestselling,
award-winning mystery series featuring Anna Pigeon. A former National Park Service Ranger, she currently lives with her husband in New Orleans, Louisiana.

Named "the gold standard" of audiobook narrators and "a voice of the century" by AudioFile Magazine, Barbara Rosenblat is one of the most beloved artists in the industry, having won an impressive 8 Audies along with over 40 Earphone Awards and the 2010 Odyssey Medal for Best Audio Production. An accomplished theater, film, and television actress, Rosenblat has been featured on Orange is the New Black and has performed both on Broadway and in London's West End theatre.

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