Killing Trail

Killing Trail

Book - 2015
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When a young girl is found dead in the mountains outside Timber Creek, Officer Mattie Cobb and her partner, K-9 police dog Robo, investigate, uncovering secrets about her hometown that may put her own life at risk.
Publisher: New York : Crooked Lane, 2015.
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9781629533810
Branch Call Number: FIC Mizus
Characteristics: 314 pages ; 25 cm.


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Nov 09, 2018

A K-9 cop and her new partner work with an experienced special investigator on the murder of a girl. I love the dogs, respect the female cops, have serious reservations about the male cops, but then most criminals are still males, and I love the kids who are tangentially caught in the drama. Well told tale with engaging narrator and a balance between details and action. This is an author worth investing time in.
Highly recommended for readers tired of being bogged down in fashion tips, make up tips, banal sexual banter, and sex scenes. There is a real story here with a "real" woman doing a "real" job in a complicated world.

Sep 14, 2018

Enjoyable, quick and easy to read. Well-drawn female lead with more than enough complications to make her interesting. Good setting, and a fully described set of supporting characters.

Jun 28, 2018

Killing Trail is first title the the SERIES by the author;
next is Stalking Ground, .. then Hunting Hour...
then Burning Ridge (out in 2018). Timber Creek K-9 Mystery is the name of the series.

Jun 16, 2018

Found this on a list of books that included dogs. An easy read and looking forward to the next in the series. Had to ILLO it as SPL has only the first in the series. Worth a read

caj1222204441801 Jan 09, 2018

Margaret is a new writer for us. But, wow the characters are amazing. It starts with a young girl murdered and her dog is shot too. The problem with her dog besides being shot they have have given drugs in packets. Mattie is the K-9 officier assigned to this case and things get heated up. We love this author. Try her out.

Jul 13, 2016

I just couldn't seem to make a real connection with this one, the story line or characters.

333abilene May 04, 2016

Very good debut book. Grabs you from the start with fleshed out characters: a female cop, a veterinarian and dogs. What is not to like? Hope this author is already writing a sequel. Her name is now on my Favorite Author List at my library.

Feb 24, 2016

This is the best book I've read in a long time!

Jan 06, 2016

Believable, enjoyable.

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