"[An] excellent debut . . . filled with murder, betrayal, and a terrific sense of place."--C. J. Box ." . . stunning vistas . . . eye-popping scenes."--"New York Times Book Review" "With precise and evocative prose, Paul Doiron weaves a riveting tale set deep in the wilderness that can be the tenuous bond between father and son. This is a compelling, moving, and utterly impressive debut!"--Andre Dubus III, author of "The House of Sand and Fog"""The Poacher's Son" is a gripping, original, and literate tale of love and loyalty, betrayal and redemption. You won't want to put it down."--John Lescroart, author of "A Plague of Secrets""One of the best-written debut novels I've read in years. This story has it all--a great plot, a wonderful Maine woods setting, and a truly remarkable and believable cast of characters."--Nelson DeMille, author of "The Gate House""Doiron takes a provocative look at the ties between fathers and sons, unconditional love, and Maine's changing landscape in his outstanding debut. . . . Fans of C.J. Box and Nevada Barr will appreciate the vivid wilderness scenes."--"Publishers Weekly "(starred review)""The Poacher's Son" is a haunting tale, and Paul Doiron is a powerful and evocative writer."--Tess Gerritsen, author of "The Keepsake""Paul Doiron is a spellbinding new storyteller whose literate, intelligent novel will have readers begging for more."--Julia Spencer-Fleming, Edgar finalist and author of "I Shall Not Want""A Maine Game Warden [Mike Bowditch] fights to clear his no-account father of murder charges in this deeply felt actioner. . . . His decision leads to a series of disastrously self-destructive actions that Doiron makes perfectly credible, all interspersed with a series of flashbacks to Mike's childhood that are both tender and chilling. C.J. Box goes East. Like Box, Doiron will have his hands full trying to top his accomplished debut."--"Kirkus Reviews" (starred review)"A richly imagined portrait o
Set in the wilds of Maine, this is an explosive tale of an estranged son thrust into the hunt for a murderous fugitive - his own father. The first in a brand new series featuring Game Warden Mike Bowditch.
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