"Green" Fiction for Adults
Annie Barnes returns to her hometown because of her mother's untimely death and her sister's illness. Which she suspects were caused by mercury poisoning from the town's paper mill.
Full of sassy wit and earthy poetry, Kingsolver writes a passionate adventure weaving together three beautifully intricate stories.
Game warden Joe Pickett is "tree-deep" in this widely acclaimed mystery. Pickett tries to find out who murdered an environmentalist and his wife, and finds himself fighting greedy millionaire ranchers.
Hiassen displays his love of the Everglades in this satirical novel about Chaz Perrone, an unethical marine biologist who is more concerned for his own well being than he is for the environment.
In Crichton's anti-global warming novel, Nick Drake, head of a radical environmentalist group, sets out to do away with his detractors and spread fear about global warming among the general public.
Farmers in New Mexico unite to fight developers and politicians who have illegally stolen the water they need to keep their fields and crops productive.
Four environmentalists resort to guerilla welfare when legal tactics fail to stop ecological disasters in the southwestern desert. This is classic Edward Abbey and shouldn't be missed.
In this environmental legal thriller, law student Darby Shaw suggests a theory about the assassination of two Supreme Court Justices. The results are explosive and potentially deadly.
Although a family story about 19th Century New Mexico ranchers, it is also a record of environmental conflict between ranchers and farmers and how each group wanted to use the land.