Clair M. Poulson
Clair M. Poulson is an author specializing in mystery books. Before he became a writer, Poulson served for more than 35 years in the criminal justice system. He uses many of these experiences when he writes. As a result, he is able to portray characters and real life settings that many other authors can't do.
Poulson began as a military policeman in the U.S. army. After his service, he enrolled in the Utah State Highway Patrol as a trooper. Later on Poulson would serve as a deputy sheriff before being elected as the county sheriff for Duchesne County. He served as the county sheriff for eight years and then he became a justice court judge for thirteen years. Poulson also served in other positions under the judicial system: the Board of Justice Court Judges, a member of the Utah Judicial Council for six years, and the education chairman for the Justice Courts for two years. Poulson now serves as a member of the Ethics Advisory Committee, a position he has held since 2006.
Poulson and his wife, Ruth, have five children. Ruth is a homemaker and a former piano teacher. Each of their children is married and, as of 2012, they have 23 grandchildren. The Poulsons and their oldest son operate a grocery store. Poulson also continues to care for several horses, and he does a little farming. The horses are used for riding and relaxing.
Poulson has always had an interest in books. He would teach each of his children how to read at a young age, and Poulson can usually be seen with a good book close by. When he was a young father, he would make up stories to tell his children before bed. Some of those stories have been converted into novels today, and new stories come to his mind as he shares never before told stories with his grandchildren.
The books Poulson has written include:
|2012||Accidental Private Eye|
|2012||Lucky Come Home|
|2008||Don't Cry Wolf|
|2003||Conflict of Interest|
|2002||Lost and Found|
|2001||I'll Find You|
|1996||Samuel: Thunder In Paradise|
|1995||Flight from Babel|
|1994||Samuel: Gadianton's Foe|
|1993||Samuel: Moroni's Young Warrior|
|1988||Point of Impact|