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Local author spotlight

Interested in being featured in our Local Author Spotlight?

Each month, we’ll feature a local author in our newsletter and on our website. Featured books should have been published within the last two years and the author should be local to Clearview Library District. The Library will hold the author’s work to the same standards as those used for collection development. Please query Casey at if you would like to be featured. We will also add a donated copy of your book to the Library’s collection. For more information about how authors can have their work showcased at the library, please read The Clearview Library District's Local Author Policy.

Margaret Mizushima

Timber Creek K-9 mysteries

KILLING TRAIL: A Timber Creek K-9 Mystery (Book 1)
When a young girl is found dead in the mountains near Timber Creek, Officer Mattie Cobb and her K-9 partner Robo must track down the killer. With help from veterinarian Cole Walker and his daughter, Mattie uncovers hometown secrets that place her in danger of being the killer’s next victim.

Check out Killing Trail here.

Puchase from Amazon.

STALKING GROUND: A Timber Creek K-9 Mystery (Book 2)
Threatened by the first blizzard of the season, Deputy Mattie Cobb, her K-9 partner Robo, and veterinarian Cole Walker investigate the disappearance of Deputy Ken Brody’s sweetheart; but the hunters become the hunted when they find themselves caught in a killer’s stalking ground.

Check out Stalking Ground here.

Puchase from Amazon.

HUNTING HOUR: A Timber Creek K-9 Mystery (Book 3)
Deputy Mattie Cobb and her K-9 partner Robo find a missing girl dead on Smoker’s Hill behind the high school. Before they can catch the killer, one of Cole Walker’s daughters goes missing, and Mattie and Robo must lead the hunt to capture a kidnapper before they’re too late.

Check out Hunting Hour here.

Puchase from Amazon.

BURNING RIDGE: A Timber Creek K-9 Mystery (Book 4; To be released September 11, 2018)
On a rugged Colorado mountain ridge, Deputy Mattie Cobb and her police dog partner Robo make a grisly discovery—and become the targets of a ruthless killer.

Puchase from Amazon.

About the Author

Margaret Mizushima is the author of the Timber Creek K-9 mysteries, which include Killing Trail (2015), nominated for an RT Reviewers’ Choice Award; Stalking Ground (2016), a Reader’s Favorite gold medal winner and a finalist in the Colorado Book Awards and International Book Awards; and Hunting Hour (8673), a finalist for an RT Reviewers’ Choice Award and a Colorado Book Award. She worked in a hospital as a speech pathologist before establishing her own rehabilitation agency. Currently, she writes and assists her husband with their veterinary clinic and Angus cattle herd. She enjoys reading and hiking, and she lives on a small ranch in Colorado where she and her husband raised two daughters and a multitude of animals. Visit her on Facebook/Author Margaret Mizushima, on Twitter @margmizu, and her website

Previous Authors

November 2017: Joe Plummer

December 2017: Kris Ayers

January 2018: Linnea Tanner

March 2018: Caryl C. Block