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Publisher's Summary

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 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.

©2018 Margaret Mizushima (P)2018 Blackstone Audio, Inc.

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Wonderful book

If I could, I'd give more stars. Keeps you on a fast paced ride from the start. Every time you think the plot is ending it suddenly jerks you in a new and interesting direction. Can hardly wait for installment 3.I also like how author creates such character and personality with Robo. Not just a dog tossed into the pkot. An integral part of the story. His character is well developed. Really love this author and these characters.

2 of 2 people found this review helpful

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  • Casey
  • NIPOMO, CALIFORNIA, United States
  • 09-25-18

Another great listen.

This was another fantastic book. Some books drag on and never seem to end, not true for the K9 series. I can't wait for the next book #5 please.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

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    5 out of 5 stars
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    5 out of 5 stars

Fanatic Edition of the Timber Creek Series

Each new book Mizushima’s writing gets better and better. Wu’s narration was just as skillful as the previous books. I will without a doubt buy any audiobook by this pair. I absolutely love this series! If you’re not an animal lover with respect for small town life you might not enjoy this series as much but it’s still a darn good story.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

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    5 out of 5 stars
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    5 out of 5 stars

love the use of animals to save lives

love the team work, the characters in the stories. sometimes do fall asleep so I have look for it

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  • Juanita
  • South Haven, Michigan, United States
  • 10-09-18

Love This Series

I love these books. A good series of mysteries and excellent understanding of dog and handler interactions.

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Excellent !!!

Great story and narration. Read the other books also. Very good stories. Enjoyed them all.

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Wonderful

I hope there will be more books in this series. I have enjoyed them all and the narration is excellent.

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I really enjoy these series

These books are just darn good . The characters rich and you like them .
The series are intriguing. Maddie the main character is lovable . I enjoy the growing love story . Dog lovers will love them .
Delightful .

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Awesome

One of the few books that engrossed me to tears. Well worth the time to read.

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Excellent book

Margaret Mizushima has crafted a story full of unexpected twists that keep you guessing. One of the best I’ve read/listened to this year. Nancy Wu have a wonderful performance and really did bring it all to life. I highly recommend this book/audiobook.

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  • beverly shilling
  • 09-20-18

Wonderful book

If I could, I'd give more stars. Keeps you on a fast paced ride from the start. Every time you think the plot is ending it suddenly jerks you in a new and interesting direction. Can hardly wait for installment 3.I also like how author creates such character and personality with Robo. Not just a dog tossed into the pkot. An integral part of the story. His character is well developed. Really love this author and these characters.

2 of 2 people found this review helpful

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  • Casey
  • NIPOMO, CALIFORNIA, United States
  • 09-25-18

Another great listen.

This was another fantastic book. Some books drag on and never seem to end, not true for the K9 series. I can't wait for the next book #5 please.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

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    5 out of 5 stars
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  • AK Raven
  • 09-20-18

Fanatic Edition of the Timber Creek Series

Each new book Mizushima’s writing gets better and better. Wu’s narration was just as skillful as the previous books. I will without a doubt buy any audiobook by this pair. I absolutely love this series! If you’re not an animal lover with respect for small town life you might not enjoy this series as much but it’s still a darn good story.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

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    5 out of 5 stars
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  • Gerianne Marchion
  • 10-11-18

love the use of animals to save lives

love the team work, the characters in the stories. sometimes do fall asleep so I have look for it

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    5 out of 5 stars
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    5 out of 5 stars
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  • Juanita
  • South Haven, Michigan, United States
  • 10-09-18

Love This Series

I love these books. A good series of mysteries and excellent understanding of dog and handler interactions.

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    5 out of 5 stars
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    5 out of 5 stars
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  • Anna Jacobson
  • Salina, KS, US
  • 10-07-18

Excellent !!!

Great story and narration. Read the other books also. Very good stories. Enjoyed them all.

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  • Lady Chaps
  • Texas
  • 09-28-18

Wonderful

I hope there will be more books in this series. I have enjoyed them all and the narration is excellent.

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  • Dlh
  • 09-19-18

I really enjoy these series

These books are just darn good . The characters rich and you like them .
The series are intriguing. Maddie the main character is lovable . I enjoy the growing love story . Dog lovers will love them .
Delightful .

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  • William
  • Kansas
  • 09-18-18

Awesome

One of the few books that engrossed me to tears. Well worth the time to read.

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  • Dawn
  • 09-18-18

Excellent book

Margaret Mizushima has crafted a story full of unexpected twists that keep you guessing. One of the best I’ve read/listened to this year. Nancy Wu have a wonderful performance and really did bring it all to life. I highly recommend this book/audiobook.

Sort by:
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars
  • beverly shilling
  • 09-20-18

Wonderful book

If I could, I'd give more stars. Keeps you on a fast paced ride from the start. Every time you think the plot is ending it suddenly jerks you in a new and interesting direction. Can hardly wait for installment 3.I also like how author creates such character and personality with Robo. Not just a dog tossed into the pkot. An integral part of the story. His character is well developed. Really love this author and these characters.

2 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Casey
  • NIPOMO, CALIFORNIA, United States
  • 09-25-18

Another great listen.

This was another fantastic book. Some books drag on and never seem to end, not true for the K9 series. I can't wait for the next book #5 please.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars
  • AK Raven
  • 09-20-18

Fanatic Edition of the Timber Creek Series

Each new book Mizushima’s writing gets better and better. Wu’s narration was just as skillful as the previous books. I will without a doubt buy any audiobook by this pair. I absolutely love this series! If you’re not an animal lover with respect for small town life you might not enjoy this series as much but it’s still a darn good story.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Gerianne Marchion
  • 10-11-18

love the use of animals to save lives

love the team work, the characters in the stories. sometimes do fall asleep so I have look for it

  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Juanita
  • South Haven, Michigan, United States
  • 10-09-18

Love This Series

I love these books. A good series of mysteries and excellent understanding of dog and handler interactions.

  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Anna Jacobson
  • Salina, KS, US
  • 10-07-18

Excellent !!!

Great story and narration. Read the other books also. Very good stories. Enjoyed them all.

  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Lady Chaps
  • Texas
  • 09-28-18

Wonderful

I hope there will be more books in this series. I have enjoyed them all and the narration is excellent.

  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Dlh
  • 09-19-18

I really enjoy these series

These books are just darn good . The characters rich and you like them .
The series are intriguing. Maddie the main character is lovable . I enjoy the growing love story . Dog lovers will love them .
Delightful .

  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars
  • William
  • Kansas
  • 09-18-18

Awesome

One of the few books that engrossed me to tears. Well worth the time to read.

  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Dawn
  • 09-18-18

Excellent book

Margaret Mizushima has crafted a story full of unexpected twists that keep you guessing. One of the best I’ve read/listened to this year. Nancy Wu have a wonderful performance and really did bring it all to life. I highly recommend this book/audiobook.