Bad Little Falls

Bad Little Falls

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Anthony- and Edgar-award nominated author Paul Doiron delivers another "masterpiece of high-octane narrative" ( Booklist ) with his newest harrowing thriller about the hunt for a murderer at the height of a major snowstorm

Maine game warden Mike Bowditch has been sent into exile,
transferred by his superiors to a remote outpost on the Canadian
border. When a blizzard descends on the coast, Bowditch is
called to the rustic cabin of a terrified couple. A raving and halffrozen
man has appeared at their door, claiming his friend is lost
in the storm. But what starts as a rescue mission in the wilderness
soon becomes a baffling murder investigation. The dead man is a
notorious drug dealer, and state police detectives suspect it was
his own friend who killed him. Bowditch isn't so sure, but his
vow not to interfere in the case is tested when he finds himself
powerfully attracted to a beautiful woman with a dark past and
a troubled young son. The boy seems to know something about
what really happened in the blizzard, but he is keeping his secrets
locked in a cryptic notebook, and Mike fears for the safety of the
strange child. Meanwhile, an anonymous tormentor has decided
to make the new warden's life a living hell. Alone and outgunned,
Bowditch turns for assistance to his old friend, the legendary
bush pilot Charley Stevens. But in this snowbound landscape--
where smugglers wage blood feuds by night--help seems very
far away indeed. If Bowditch is going to catch a killer, he must
survive on his own wits and discover strength he never knew he

Publisher: New York : Minotaur Books, 2012.
Edition: 1st ed.
ISBN: 9780312558482
Branch Call Number: FICTION Doiron Paul 08/2012
Characteristics: 310 p. ;,25 cm.


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Aug 20, 2015

These Mike Bowdich stories are every bit as good as C.J. Box and his Joe Pickett series. The thing I enjoy most is the troubles Bowdich gets into, but his always successful results.
These books are all worth reading if you want page turners.!

Jul 27, 2015

I think better than the other two. It's a different story line being set in the wilds of Maine & it being a game warden. I mean different to a city or town & different to a cop. I hope he keeps on writing these stories with Mike Bowditch. It's good.

Jul 11, 2015

Nothing outstanding, but I enjoy these mysteries set in the wilds of Maine.

Oct 07, 2013

This is his best so far!! Didn't see the ending coming like in his earlier ones. Love his background knowledge about game warden's. Also appreciate his author's note explaining what's really fact from fiction.

Nov 13, 2012

Okay but I expected more from this author.


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