Town Lake Mysteries

Johnny Hawkshaw and Isabella Glock find themselves embroiled in a series of thrilling mysteries that take them across the eclectic city of Austin. From solving cold cases to unraveling sinister conspiracies, Johnny and Isabella must navigate the city’s colorful characters and hidden secrets to uncover the truth.

With the help of Detective Marcus Ramirez, Malone the food truck owner, and Mitzi the bubbly waitress, Johnny and Isabella use their wit, charm, and unorthodox methods to crack each case and bring criminals to justice. But as they delve deeper into the shadows of Austin, they soon discover that not everything is as it seems, and danger lurks around every corner.

From the vibrant streets of downtown Austin to the tranquil shores of Lady Bird Lake, the “Town Lake Mysteries” series is a thrilling ride filled with twists, turns, and plenty of Texas-sized intrigue. Join Johnny, Isabella, and their eclectic cast of characters as they unravel the mysteries that lie beneath the surface of the Lone Star State’s capital city.

The “Town Lake Mysteries” series is set in modern-day Austin, Texas, a city known for its vibrant music scene, eclectic food culture, and unique blend of Southern charm and urban sophistication. The series takes place against the backdrop of the city’s iconic landmarks, including the picturesque Lady Bird Lake, the bustling downtown area, and the quirky neighborhoods that make Austin one of the most eclectic cities in the United States.

Cast of Characters

Johnny Hawkshaw:

  • Personality: Johnny Hawkshaw is a sharp-witted private investigator with a knack for solving even the most baffling mysteries. He’s resourceful, tenacious, and fiercely loyal to those he cares about. Johnny is a true Texan through and through, with a laid-back demeanor that belies his keen intellect and quick thinking.
  • Mannerisms: Johnny has a habit of twirling his cowboy hat whenever he’s deep in thought, a gesture that has become something of a trademark for him.
  • Quirk: He has an insatiable sweet tooth and is always on the lookout for the best dessert in town.

Isabella Glock:

  • Personality: Isabella Glock is Johnny’s trusted partner and confidante. She’s smart, resourceful, and fiercely independent, with a no-nonsense attitude that often keeps Johnny in check. Isabella is a skilled investigator in her own right, with a keen eye for detail and a talent for thinking on her feet.
  • Mannerisms: Isabella has a habit of tapping her foot when she’s nervous or impatient, a gesture that Johnny finds endearing.
  • Quirk: She collects vintage vinyl records and can often be found scouring thrift stores for hidden gems.

Detective Marcus Ramirez:

  • Personality: Detective Marcus Ramirez is a seasoned detective with the Austin Police Department. He’s methodical, pragmatic, and highly skilled at his job. Ramirez is dedicated to solving crimes and bringing criminals to justice, but he also has a soft spot for Johnny and Isabella, often turning a blind eye to their unorthodox methods.
  • Mannerisms: Ramirez has a habit of adjusting his glasses when he’s deep in thought, a gesture that often precedes a breakthrough in the case.
  • Quirk: He’s a coffee aficionado and is always on the hunt for the perfect cup of joe.


  • Personality: Malone is the owner of a popular food truck in Austin, known for his delicious barbecue and his uncanny ability to spot suspicious characters lurking around town. He’s friendly, outgoing, and always eager to lend a helping hand to Johnny and Isabella in their investigations.
  • Mannerisms: Malone has a habit of chewing on a toothpick while he cooks, a gesture that adds to his rugged charm.
  • Quirk: He’s a self-proclaimed expert in conspiracy theories and is always eager to share his latest findings with anyone who will listen.


  • Personality: Mitzi is a bubbly waitress at a local diner frequented by Johnny, Isabella, and Ramirez. She’s outgoing, talkative, and always eager to strike up a conversation with her customers. Mitzi has a knack for accidentally dropping clues into conversation, much to the amusement of Johnny and Isabella.
  • Mannerisms: Mitzi has a habit of wearing brightly colored aprons with quirky patterns, adding to her colorful personality.
  • Quirk: She’s a die-hard fan of true crime podcasts and is always eager to share the latest episode with anyone who will listen.
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