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The Poacher's Son - A Novel

Paul Doiron

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. Game warden Mike Bowditch returns home one evening to find an alarming voice from the past on his answering machine: his father, Jack, a hard-drinking womanizer who makes his living poaching illegal game. An even more frightening call comes the next morning from the police: They are searching for the man who killed a beloved local cop the night before---and his father is their prime suspect. Jack has escaped from police custody, and only Mike believes that his tormented father might not be guilty. Now, alienated from the woman he loves, shunned by colleagues who have no sympathy for the suspected cop killer, Mike must come to terms with his haunted past. He knows firsthand Jack's brutality, but is the man capable of murder? Desperate and alone, Mike strikes up an uneasy alliance with a retired warden pilot, and together the two men journey deep into the Maine wilderness in search of a runaway fugitive. There they meet a beautiful woman who claims to be Jack's mistress but who seems to be guarding a more dangerous secret. The only way for Mike to save his father now is to find the real killer---which could mean putting everyone he loves in the line of fire.The Poacher's Son is a sterling debut of literary suspense. Taut and engrossing, it represents the first in a series by Paul Doiron featuring Mike Bowditch.

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. Game warden Mike Bowditch returns home one evening to find an alarming voice from the past on his answering machine: his father, Jack, a hard-drinking womanizer who makes his living poaching illegal game. An even more frightening call comes the next morning from the police: They are searching for the man who killed a beloved local cop the night before---and his father is their prime suspect. Jack has escaped from police custody, and only Mike believes that his tormented father might not be guilty. Now, alienated from the woman he loves, shunned by colleagues who have no sympathy for the suspected cop killer, Mike must come to terms with his haunted past. He knows firsthand Jack's brutality, but is the man capable of murder? Desperate and alone, Mike strikes up an uneasy alliance with a retired warden pilot, and together the two men journey deep into the Maine wilderness in search of a runaway fugitive. There they meet a beautiful woman who claims to be Jack's mistress but who seems to be guarding a more dangerous secret. The only way for Mike to save his father now is to find the real killer---which could mean putting everyone he loves in the line of fire.The Poacher's Son is a sterling debut of literary suspense. Taut and engrossing, it represents the first in a series by Paul Doiron featuring Mike Bowditch.
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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. Game warden Mike Bowditch returns home one evening to find an alarming voice from the past on his answering machine: his father, Jack, a hard-drinking womanizer who makes his living poaching illegal game. An even more frightening call comes the next morning from the police: They are searching for the man who killed a beloved local cop the night before---and his father is their prime suspect. Jack has escaped from police custody, and only Mike believes that his tormented father might not be guilty. Now, alienated from the woman he loves, shunned by colleagues who have no sympathy for the suspected cop killer, Mike must come to terms with his haunted past. He knows firsthand Jack's brutality, but is the man capable of murder? Desperate and alone, Mike strikes up an uneasy alliance with a retired warden pilot, and together the two men journey deep into the Maine wilderness in search of a runaway fugitive. There they meet a beautiful woman who claims to be Jack's mistress but who seems to be guarding a more dangerous secret. The only way for Mike to save his father now is to find the real killer---which could mean putting everyone he loves in the line of fire.The Poacher's Son is a sterling debut of literary suspense. Taut and engrossing, it represents the first in a series by Paul Doiron featuring Mike Bowditch.

Language:

English

Narrators:

Henry Leyva

Length:

9h 5m


Chapters

Chapter 1
Chapter 1

05:46


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

07:33


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

05:38


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

07:45


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

08:14


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

06:27


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

05:10


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

05:34


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

07:30


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

07:25


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

07:18


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

03:13


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

05:19


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

06:03


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

05:51


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

06:04


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

07:58


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

06:06


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

05:29


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

04:09


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

05:19


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

04:59


Chapter 23
Chapter 23

06:29


Chapter 24
Chapter 24

07:00


Chapter 25
Chapter 25

07:06


Chapter 26
Chapter 26

04:30


Chapter 27
Chapter 27

06:04


Chapter 28
Chapter 28

05:41


Chapter 29
Chapter 29

05:49


Chapter 30
Chapter 30

05:11


Chapter 31
Chapter 31

06:08


Chapter 32
Chapter 32

05:57


Chapter 33
Chapter 33

04:56


Chapter 34
Chapter 34

06:17


Chapter 35
Chapter 35

08:11


Chapter 36
Chapter 36

05:54


Chapter 37
Chapter 37

07:15


Chapter 38
Chapter 38

06:14


Chapter 39
Chapter 39

07:03


Chapter 40
Chapter 40

06:00


Chapter 41
Chapter 41

04:48


Chapter 42
Chapter 42

04:14


Chapter 43
Chapter 43

06:33


Chapter 44
Chapter 44

07:01


Chapter 45
Chapter 45

07:29


Chapter 46
Chapter 46

07:46


Chapter 47
Chapter 47

07:51


Chapter 48
Chapter 48

07:13


Chapter 49
Chapter 49

06:53


Chapter 50
Chapter 50

04:23


Chapter 51
Chapter 51

06:50


Chapter 52
Chapter 52

07:27


Chapter 53
Chapter 53

07:28


Chapter 54
Chapter 54

05:08


Chapter 55
Chapter 55

05:49


Chapter 56
Chapter 56

06:01


Chapter 57
Chapter 57

06:18


Chapter 58
Chapter 58

05:08


Chapter 59
Chapter 59

06:19


Chapter 60
Chapter 60

05:48


Chapter 61
Chapter 61

04:22


Chapter 62
Chapter 62

06:12


Chapter 63
Chapter 63

05:15


Chapter 64
Chapter 64

06:31


Chapter 65
Chapter 65

05:12


Chapter 66
Chapter 66

04:52


Chapter 67
Chapter 67

05:09


Chapter 68
Chapter 68

06:04


Chapter 69
Chapter 69

05:35


Chapter 70
Chapter 70

06:15


Chapter 71
Chapter 71

08:11


Chapter 72
Chapter 72

06:32


Chapter 73
Chapter 73

08:34


Chapter 74
Chapter 74

06:35


Chapter 75
Chapter 75

04:32


Chapter 76
Chapter 76

04:15


Chapter 77
Chapter 77

06:09


Chapter 78
Chapter 78

06:40


Chapter 79
Chapter 79

04:12


Chapter 80
Chapter 80

05:01


Chapter 81
Chapter 81

06:21


Chapter 82
Chapter 82

06:08


Chapter 83
Chapter 83

05:50


Chapter 84
Chapter 84

07:40


Chapter 85
Chapter 85

04:57


Chapter 86
Chapter 86

06:05


Chapter 87
Chapter 87

07:33


Chapter 88
Chapter 88

05:04


Chapter 89
Chapter 89

06:35