Here are some fun Nevada facts:
The state capital is Carson City.
The largest city is Las Vegas.
State motto is “All for our country.”
State nickname is the Silver State and/or the Sagebrush State .
State flower is the Sagebrush.
State bird is the Mountain Bluebird.
State animal is the Desert Bighorn Sheep.
A bill was passed in 1931 legalizing gambling in the state of Nevada. In 1899 “Liberty Bell” was invented. It was the slot machine upon which all slot machines were based.
Mystery authors who are found on the Cozy Mystery Site who feature Nevada locations in their books:
Rita Mae Brown: Mags & Baxter Mystery Series – Mags moves to her great aunt’s ranch with her dachshund, Baxter, and solves crimes.
Kathi Daley: TJ Jensen Paradise Lake Mystery Series
Carole Nelson Douglas: Midnight Louie & Temple Barr Mystery Series – Midnight Louie is a sleuthing tomcat.
L.C. Hayden: Dan Springer Mystery Series – Dan is a magazine author who also investigates (and solves) crimes.
Perri O’Shaughnessy: Nina Reilly Mystery Series – Nina is a lawyer who sleuths in Lake Tahoe.
Karen E. Olson: Tattoo Shop Mystery Series – Brett Kavanaugh runs a tattoo shop and puts her stamp on crime!
Diane Vallere: Costume Shop Mystery Series
Sue Owens Wright: Beanie & Cruiser Mystery Series – Elsie “Beanie” MacBean is a freelance writer and member of the Washoe Tribe. She and her Basset Hound, Cruiser, sleuth in Lake Tahoe.
Please feel free to comment if you see an author from the Cozy Mystery Site who belongs on this list, or if you have any corrections.
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