Nebraska Authors

Lowen Clausen

Born NE (USA)

Clausen's 13-year career as a policeman in Seattle, Washington informs his mystery novels, which have been praised for their realistic depictions of community life and policing. His fourth novel, River follows its lead character on a soul-searching kayak trip from the headwaters of the Loup River to the Gulf of Mexico. Clausen is a native son of St. Paul, Nebraska, a place where he still spends much of his time.

Places Lived

Seattle, WA
St. Paul, NE

Author Of

  • Fiction


Crime; Mystery; Nature Fiction


Bachelor's Degree, University of Washington, Seattle, WA


Police Officer

Places Worked

Seattle Police Department, Seattle, WA


River was a January 2008 Book Sense pick from Independent Bookstores for Independent Readers


First Avenue. (Seattle Trilogy) 1999.
Second Watch. (Seattle Trilogy) 2003.
Third and Forever. (Seattle Trilogy) 2004.
River. 2008.

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