Nevada Barr is an American author who is best known for her Anna Pigeon mystery series. Barr was born in Nevada, but she was not named after her home state, but rather a book that her father liked. Nevada Barr created her Anna Pigeon character while working at the Guadalupe Mountains National Park in Texas.

Most of Nevada Barr’s work is in the Anna Pigeon series, but she did start out in 1984 with Bittersweet, a historical novel set in the Western frontier days about lesbians. It wasn’t until 1993 with Track of the Cat that she began her Anna Pigeon series. She has also written a psychological thriller called 13 1/2 and a memoir. Below is the order of Nevada Barr’s novels in order of when they were originally published:

Publication Order of Anna Pigeon Books


Track of the Cat(1993) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
A Superior Death(1994) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Ill Wind(1995) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Firestorm(1996) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Endangered Species(1997) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Blind Descent(1998) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Liberty Falling(1999) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Deep South(2000) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Blood Lure(2001) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Hunting Season(2002) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Flashback(2003) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
High Country(2004) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Hard Truth(2005) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Winter Study(2008) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Borderline(2009) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Burn(2010) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Rope(2012) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Destroyer Angel(2014) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Boar Island(2016) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Chronological Order of Anna Pigeon Books

The Rope features Anna’s first case, making it the first book in the Anna Pigeon chronology.

Publication Order of Standalone Novels


Bittersweet(1984) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
13½(2008) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Short Stories


Summer and Smoke and Murder(2011) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Anthologies


Malice Domestic 10(2001) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Non-Fiction Books


Seeking Enlightment: Hat by Hat(2003) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

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