By Nevada Barr
Park Ranger Anna Pigeon returns to stand her so much duplicitous foe—human nature—in Nevada Barr's New York Times bestseller, Hunting Season.
The quiet fantastic thing about autumn on Mississippi’s Natchez hint is quickly shattered while Anna solutions a choice to Mt. Locust, as soon as a operating plantation and lodge, now a vacationer spot. however the guy Anna reveals in an outdated bed room is not any vacationer in misery. He’s approximately bare, and intensely dead—his physique bearing marks in line with intercourse video games long gone awry. On a writing desk close by is an open Bible with ominous passages rotated in red.
There are secrets and techniques that admired males during this God-fearing state desire to maintain lower than wraps—and Anna has stumbled right into a nest of them.
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Poor ol' Doyce," as Anna was coming to think of him, a title at least a hair more respectable than "the walrus," would be getting ripe fast. "We use Stephen Hayne at the Mississippi Mortuary in Rankin County for autopsies," Anna said. "If that works for you, I'll get an ambulance sent down for poor—for Mr. " The sheriff shot her a hard look, seeing if she mocked the dead. Evidently she appeared innocent of that trespass, and he softened. " His gaze wandered around the small Spartan room as if he hoped he'd find something to ameliorate the darkness of his thoughts.
History because its sins had already been committed, nature because she was supremely indifferent to the petty hysterias of the human race. Mt. Locust was thirty miles south of Port Gibson on the Natchez Trace Parkway. Once it had been a producing plantation with the attendant kitchen and slave quarters. In the early 1800s it became one of the first of over fifty "stands"—rudimentary inns—serving travelers between Natchez and Nashville. Of these stands, Mt. Locust was the only one remaining and, built about 1780, arguably one of the oldest structures in Mississippi.
During the busy season half a hundred visitors a day poked their heads in. Park aides had the run of the place. And soon the room would be populated with the sheriff's people, the coroner and whoever else got sent on the call. A few dark hairs or pale flecks of skin from Shelly Rabine weren't going to obfuscate any clues. "Don't touch anything," Anna reminded her and left it at that. "I know not to touch," Shelly said, slightly aggrieved. Everybody knew it and everybody, even seasoned professionals, had to be reminded.