Author Nevada Barr has written 16 books in her series that features park ranger Anna Pigeon. In The Rope, Barr takes us back to the beginning of Pigeon's adventures. It's 1995, and the newly widowed Pigeon moves out of New York City and into Glen Canyon to start her life over. But soon after she arrives, she finds herself left for dead at the bottom of a dry well, with only a vague memory of how she got there. It's a trial by fire for the novice ranger, but before it's over, Pigeon is a novice no more. 6:30 p.m. Murder by the Book, 2342 Bissonnet. For information, call 713-524-8597 or visit www.murderbooks.com. Free.
Tue., Jan. 24, 2012