When a young girl is found dead in the mountains outside Timber Creek, life-long resident Officer Mattie Cobb and her partner, K-9 police dog Robo, are assigned to the case that has rocked the small Colorado town.
With the help of Cole Walker, local veterinarian and a single father, Mattie and Robo must track down the truth before it 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.
(Story synopsis from Crooked Lane Hardcover edition; cover image from goodreads.com)
Killing Trail by Margaret Mizushima was the second of the two books I received from a giveaway I entered in December. (Read more in my post “New Books Thank You.”) Killing Trail, as one could guess from the title, is a mystery novel. Normally I don’t venture in to the mystery genre often (as I also mentioned in my review of And She Was, the other book from the giveaway), however this was a nice break between my reading of nonfiction books and rereading the Harry Potter series. 🙂 Continue reading