Doiron, Paul

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Almost Midnight

Though newcomers will be better served by starting at the beginning of the series, fans will be satisfied hearing of Mike's latest exploits.
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Stay Hidden

After a slow start, Doiron's mystery picks up steam and provides a thrilling read. For fans of the series and other outdoor lawmen mysteries. [See Prepub Alert, 1/8/18.]
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Knife Creek

Tasked with killing invasive feral hogs, Maine game warden Mike Bowditch and his girlfriend Stacy Stevens discover a baby's corpse in a shallow grave...
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Widowmaker

The seventh Mike Bowditch novel (after The Precipice) continues to deliver vivid descriptions of rural Maine, a satisfying mystery (this one with tantalizing loose ends), and a conflicted main character. Those who relish outdoor mysteries, especially ones set in New England, will appreciate this latest entry. [See Prepub Alert, 12/21/16.]
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The Precipice

Bowditch is an uncomplicated good guy who might even be considered boring except for the lively conversations on topics as diverse as atheism, sexuality, and animal rights. This unexpected thoughtfulness makes his character appealing enough for readers to cheer him on. Doiron offers backstory for new readers, while fans of outdoorsy mysteries and Daniel Woodrell will enjoy seeing another aspect of backwoods law and order. [See Prepub Alert, 12/15/14.]
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The Bone Orchard

Recommended for mystery readers and regional fiction fans.
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The Bone Orchard

Doiron's fifth Mike Bowditch novel (after Massacre Pond) holds few surprises in the character development of his lead protagonist but continues to deliver vivid local characters and wild Maine landscapes, as well as a satisfying mystery to solve. Recommended for readers who appreciate maverick backwoods investigators like Steve Hamilton's Alex McKnight. [Library marketing.]
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Massacre Pond

Overall, this is a great addition to the series. Recommended for mystery collections.
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Massacre Pond

Readers following outdoor procedurals will snap up Maine game warden Mike Bowditch's fourth riveting case (after Bad Little Falls), which involves an animal activist whose ideals threaten her family's safety and open the door to unexpected violence...

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