Killing Trail

Author: Margaret Mizushima
Editor: Pan Macmillan
ISBN: 1509852255
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'Winning heroine . . . strong debut . . . a realistic view of how a K-9 team works, treating Robo as an important character, but never stooping to anthropomorphism. And it's impossible not to fall in love with Robo.' Publishers Weekly A young girl is found dead in the mountains near Timber Creek, Colorado. Officer Mattie Cobb and her partner, K-9 police dog Robo, are assigned to the case that has rocked the small town in Margarat Mizushima's first K-9 mystery, Killing Trail. With the help of Cole Walker, local veterinarian and a single father, Mattie and Robo must track down the truth before the murderer claims another victim. But the more Mattie investigates, the more she realizes how many secrets her hometown holds. And the key may be Cole's daughter, who knows more than she's saying. The murder was just the beginning, and if Mattie isn’t careful, she and Robo could be next. Suspenseful and smart, Killing Trail is an explosive crime thriller from debut author Margaret Mizushima.

Stalking Ground

Author: Margaret Mizushima
Editor: Crooked Lane Books
ISBN: 1629538353
Size: 20,73 MB
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When Deputy Ken Brody's sweetheart goes missing in the mountains outside Timber Creek, Mattie Cobb and her K-9 partner Robo are called to search. But it's mid-October and a dark snow storm is brewing over the high country. And they're already too late. By the time they find her body, the storm has broken and the snow is coming down hard. While Brody hikes down to bring back the forensics team and veterinarian Cole Walker gathers supplies to protect them from the storm, Mattie and Robo find themselves alone, guarding the gravesite overnight in the dead of the early winter. And that's only the first long, dark night in a series of them, because as their investigation develops, Mattie, Robo, Brody, and Cole find themselves in the middle of the killer's stalking ground--where the hunters have just become the hunted. An effortlessly engrossing read filled with tension, excitement, and heart, Stalking Ground, the second in Margaret Mizushima's lauded debut series, will send a chill down every reader's spine.

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Author: Jessica E. Moyer
Editor: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 144083847X
Size: 16,48 MB
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Help maximize your existing collection with this browsable volume containing titles that serve double-duty with their appeal to both teens and adults and cover genres spanning crime novels, romance, horror, science fiction, and more. • Features annotations that focus on reader appeal factors • Provides lists of titles as well as tips for using them with readers • Considers the appeal of various genres to adults and young adults • Acknowledges format availability, including various digital formats

Hunting Hour

Author: Margaret Mizushima
Editor: Pan Macmillan
ISBN: 150986931X
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Flashes of memory had been haunting her for months, and sleepless nights stacked up one after another. Only when total exhaustion took over could she fall asleep. Deputy Mattie Cobb’s much needed therapy session is interrupted by a call from the police station – a girl has gone missing from the junior high in Margaret Mizushima’s third K-9 mystery, Hunting Hour. With K-9 partner in crime Robo at her side Mattie rushes to the junior high, finding the distressed parents of Candace Banks waiting for her. Her police dog Robo has one vital skill that humans don’t – a hypersensitive sense of smell – and his highly trained nose leads them right to Candice’s body . . . But as one girl is found another disappears. The trouble rattling Timber Creek has only just begun. Each hour a child is missing lessens the chance of finding them alive, but as each clue leads to a dead end Mattie and Robo’s hunt will be their hardest yet. Critically acclaimed Margaret Mizushima bring us another thrilling small town mystery full of complex emotions and shocking cases which will have you on the edge of your seat.

Burning Ridge

Author: Margaret Mizushima
Editor: Crooked Lane Books
ISBN: 9781643851273
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Featuring Mattie Cobb and her K-9 police dog partner Robo, Burning Ridge by critically acclaimed author Margaret Mizushima is just the treat for fans of Alex Kava. On a rugged Colorado mountain ridge, Mattie Cobb and her police dog partner Robo make a grisly discovery--and become the targets of a ruthless killer. Colorado's Redstone Ridge is a place of extraordinary beauty, but this rugged mountain wilderness harbors a horrifying secret. When a charred body is discovered in a shallow grave on the ridge, officer Mattie Cobb and her K-9 partner Robo are called in to spearhead the investigation. But this is no ordinary crime--and it soon becomes clear that Mattie has a close personal connection to the dead man. Joined by local veterinarian Cole Walker, the pair scours the mountaintop for evidence and makes another gruesome discovery: the skeletonized remains of two adults and a child. And then, the unthinkable happens. Could Mattie become the next victim in the murderer's deadly game? A deranged killer torments Mattie with a litany of dark secrets that call into question her very identity. As a towering blaze races across the ridge, Cole and Robo search desperately for her--but time is running out in Margaret Mizushima's fourth spine-tingling Timber Creek K-9 mystery, Burning Ridge.

Yellowstone Standoff

Author: Scott Graham
Editor: Torrey House Press
ISBN: 1937226603
Size: 19,50 MB
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"Graham's intriguing third National Park Mystery takes archaeologist Chuck Bender to the Thorofare region of Yellowstone… The threatening behavior of the park's predators is worrisome enough, and the discovery of a murdered researcher lifts threats to a whole new level. Graham does a fine job detailing the various and competing demands made on national parks by the public, scientists, and bureaucrats." —PUBLISHERS WEEKLY "Bears and wolves in Yellowstone's backcountry don't hold a candle to the danger posed by the people sent there to study them. [Yellowstone Standoff balances] potential danger and shady characters." —KIRKUS REVIEWS "Graham does a terrific job of maintaining suspense and keeping the reader wondering what could possibly be happening. The remote forests of Yellowstone are well described, and Graham's writing transports the reader…" —REVIEWING THE EVIDENCE "One part mystery, one part mysticism, and one part mayhem—Scott Graham's Yellowstone Standoff is all parts thrilling." —CRAIG JOHNSON, author of the Longmire Mysteries Yellowstone Standoff takes man versus nature—and man tangled up with nature—right to the brink of wild suspense." —MARK STEVENS, author of Lake of Fire What an extraordinary ride! You know when a reader says they couldn't put the book down? Yellowstone Standoff is one of those rare books…a tour de force." —WIN BLEVINS, author of The Darkness Rolling With sweeping landscapes, engaging characters, and a twisted plot, Scott Graham’s Yellowstone Standoff is a must–read mystery that’s hard to set down." —MARGARET MIZUSHIMA, author of Killing Trail: A Timber Creek K-9 Mystery Book three in the National Park Mystery Series, Yellowstone Standoff takes readers deep into the backcountry of a wildly popular national park. When Yellowstone National Park's grizzly bears and gray wolves suddenly and inexplicably go rogue, archaeologist Chuck Bender teams with his old friend, Yellowstone Chief Ranger Lex Hancock, to defend the suspect members of a group scientific expedition. Soon, Chuck finds himself defending the lives of his family as an unforeseen danger threatens in the storied national park's remote wilderness. SCOTT GRAHAM is the author of seven books, including Canyon Sacrifice and Mountain Rampage—books one and two in the National Park Mystery Series from Torrey House Press—and Extreme Kids, winner of the National Outdoor Book Award. Like most visitors to America's first national park, Graham was awestruck by Yellowstone as a child. His fascination with the park has continued in the years since, with numerous visits to Yellowstone's geyser- and wildlife-filled front country and its incomparable wilderness. Graham is an avid outdoorsman and amateur archaeologist who enjoys mountaineering, skiing, hunting, rock climbing, and whitewater rafting with his wife, who is an emergency physician, and their two sons. He lives in Durango, Colorado.

Tracking Game

Author: Margaret Mizushima
Editor:
ISBN: 9781643851358
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Two brutal murders, a menacing band of poachers, and a fearsome creature on the loose in the mountains plunge Mattie Cobb and her K-9 partner Robo into a sinister vortex. An explosion outside a community dance sends Mattie Cobb and Cole Walker reeling into the night, where they discover a burning van and beside it the body of outfitter Nate Fletcher. But the explosion didn't kill Nate--it was two gunshots to the heart. The investigation leads them to the home of rancher Doyle Redman, whose daughter is Nate's widow, and the object of one of their suspect's affection. But before they can make an arrest, they receive an emergency call from a man who's been shot in the mountains. Mattie and Robo rush to the scene, only to be confronted by the ominous growl of a wild predator. As new players emerge on the scene, Mattie begins to understand the true danger that's enveloping Timber Creek. They journey into the cold, misty mountains to track the animal--but discover something even more deadly in Tracking Game, the fifth installment in Margaret Mizushima's Timber Creek K-9 mysteries.

Mystery Detective And Espionage Fiction

Author: Michael L. Cook
Editor:
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Murder Off The Beaten Path

Author: M. L. Rowland
Editor: Berkley
ISBN: 9780425263679
Size: 12,45 MB
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When a series of accidents leads her to Camp Ponderosa, a church-owned residential camp, Gracie Kincaid, a member of a mountain search-and-rescue team, is plunged into a hidden world of illegal activities, including murder, where she goes up against desperate criminals who want her dead. Original. 25,000 first printing.