- Paperback: 324 pages
- Publisher: Avon Books; Reprint edition (May 1997)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 0380725827
- ISBN-13: 978-0380725823
- Product Dimensions: 10.6 x 2.1 x 17.1 cm
- Average Customer Review: 4.8 out of 5 stars See all reviews (4 customer reviews)
- Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 3,455,351 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
Firestorm (Anna Pigeon Mysteries) Paperback – 1 May 1997
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"A Delight. . .A scorching, baffling tale. . .It almost singes you as you turn the pages."--" Detroit Free Press"One Scary Book. . .Firestorm is Intense."--" Orlando Sentinel"Gripping. . .Harrowing. . .Brilliantly Executed"--" Washington Post Book World"Thrilling. . .Remarkable."--" New York Times Book Review
"A brilliantly executed mystery." -- "Washington Post Book World" "A delight...it almost singes you as you turn the pages." -- "Detroit Free Press"
"A brilliantly executed mystery." -- Washington Post Book World "A delight...it almost singes you as you turn the pages." -- Detroit Free Press
-A brilliantly executed mystery.- -- Washington Post Book World -A delight...it almost singes you as you turn the pages.- -- Detroit Free Press
--This text refers to the Mass Market Paperback edition.
Top Customer Reviews
Added bonus is buying cheaply 2nd hand and getting quick service. This is proper recycling.
Anna is not just an EMT - she has law enforcement duties, and she notices inconsistencies - like how did a person get stabbed in the middle of the blaze? The team can't descend the mountain yet and is running low on supplies so as Anna gets to know the men and women sitting with her in the hot ashes, she faces the fact that one of them is a killer.
This is an excellent, intelligent read.
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While in camp, Anna and a crew of firefighters are overtaken by a flash fire. The tale of how they cope is riveting. The odd part is that one of the crew members is murdered while taking shelter from the firestorm.
Anna swings right into action investigating. With her tendency to be blunt and intrusive, she winds up offending the innocent as well as alarming the guilty. Anna has never been in a stickier situation.
Happily, FBI agent Frederick Stanton shows up, to help Anna with her investigation via radio communication and to pursue their unconventional romance. I really enjoy watching the interactions of these middle-aged lovers.
The plot of Firestorm is so complex that the reader doesn't have much hope of figuring out whodunit. I'd much rather be surprised anyway. The hidden agendas of the various characters add to the interest of the story. And the fire-ravaged forest with its crashing trees and thermal pools makes for a very chilling landscape.
So this is another winner from Nevada Barr. I'm glad this is a long series with many books to come.
I also like that Ms Barr is letting our heroine age gracefully. Maybe sometimes not so gracefully. Oh, and had the author been anonymous, I never would have guessed that she was female.