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:

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Publication Order of Anna Pigeon Books

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

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

Publication Order of Non-Fiction Books

Seeking Enlightenment... Hat by Hat (2003)Description / Buy at

Publication Order of Short Stories/Novellas

Smoke and Murders (2011)Description / Buy at

Publication Order of Anthologies

Women on the Case(1996)Description / Buy at
AZ Murder Goes... Artful(1997)Description / Buy at
Malice Domestic 8(1999)Description / Buy at
Malice Domestic 10(2001)Description / Buy at
Naked Came the Phoenix(2001)Description / Buy at

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One Response to “Order of Nevada Barr Books”

  1. PAT ROBERTSON: 3 years ago

    is nevada barr writing any books lately. I have been following her anna pigeon series and wondering if there are going to be any more books added to the series.


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