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Mike Bowditch Mysteries

In Paul Doiron’s Mike Bowditch Mysteries, a game warden discovers natural predators aren’t the only killers using Maine’s wilderness as a stalking ground in this riveting, thrilling series featuring a hero tormented by his own dark past even as he brings murderers to ground. “Engaging…Doiron could do for Maine what the late Tony Hillerman did for the Southwest in his mysteries featuring Joe Leaphorn and Jim Chee.” — Bangor Daily News (on The Poacher’s Son)

  • Almost Midnight
    • Almost Midnight

    • Mike Bowditch Mysteries (Volume 10)
      Paul Doiron
      St. Martin's Press

    • In this thrilling entry in Edgar Award finalist Paul Doiron's bestselling series, the death of Maine's last wild wolf leads Game Warden Mike Bowditch to an even bigger criminal...

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  • Stay Hidden
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    • Stay Hidden

    • Mike Bowditch Mysteries (Volume 9)
      Paul Doiron
      St. Martin's Press

    • A supposed hunting accident becomes a dangerously complicated murder investigation in Stay Hidden, the intricately-plotted new thriller from Paul Doiron featuring Maine Game Warden Mike...

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  • Knife Creek
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    • Knife Creek

    • Mike Bowditch Mysteries (Volume 8)
      Paul Doiron
      St. Martin's Press

    • In Knife Creek, a new edge-of-your-seat thriller from Edgar finalist Paul Doiron, Mike Bowditch delves into a long buried investigation to uncover a dangerous secret.

      When Maine game...

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  • Widowmaker
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    • Widowmaker

    • Mike Bowditch Mysteries (Volume 7)
      Paul Doiron
      St. Martin's Press

    • In Paul Doiron's riveting novel Widowmaker, Game Warden Mike Bowditch is on the trail of a ruthless vigilante amid the snow-covered mountains of Maine

      When a mysterious woman...

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  • The Precipice
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    • The Precipice

    • Mike Bowditch Mysteries (Volume 6)
      Paul Doiron
      St. Martin's Press

    • When two female hikers disappear in the Hundred Mile Wilderness—the most remote stretch along the entire Appalachian Trail—Maine game warden Mike Bowditch cuts short his romantic getaway with...

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  • The Bone Orchard
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    • The Bone Orchard

    • Mike Bowditch Mysteries (Volume 5)
      Paul Doiron
      St. Martin's Press

    • "The Bone Orchard [is] both a rich exploration of character and a satisfying mystery." —Bruce DeSilva, Associated Press"Excellent . . . Thoughtful plotting and strong characters raise this...

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  • Massacre Pond
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    • Massacre Pond

    • Mike Bowditch Mysteries (Volume 4)
      Paul Doiron
      St. Martin's Press

    • Massacre Pond is Edgar finalist Paul Doiron's superb new novel featuring Game Warden Mike Bowditch and a beautiful, enigmatic woman whose mission to save the Maine wilderness may have incited...

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  • Bad Little Falls
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    • Bad Little Falls

    • Mike Bowditch Mysteries (Volume 3)
      Paul Doiron
      St. Martin's Press

    • Anthony- and Edgar-award nominated author Paul Doiron delivers another "masterpiece of high-octane narrative" (Booklist) with Bad Little Falls, his newest harrowing thriller about the...

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  • Trespasser
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    • Trespasser

    • Mike Bowditch Mysteries (Volume 2)
      Paul Doiron
      St. Martin's Press

    • In Paul Doiron's riveting follow-up to his Edgar Award–nominated novel, The Poacher's Son, Maine game warden Mike Bowditch's quest to find a missing woman leads him through a forest of lies...

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  • The Poacher's Son
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    • The Poacher's Son

    • Mike Bowditch Mysteries (Volume 1)
      Paul Doiron
      St. Martin's Press

    • 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...

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  • Rabid
    • Rabid

    • Mike Bowditch Mysteries
      Paul Doiron
      Macmillan Audio

    • In this original short story in the Mike Bowditch mystery series by Paul Doiron, Mike is drawn into the story of a gruesome case from his mentor Charley Steven’s past.

      Maine Game...

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  • The Bear Trap
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    • The Bear Trap

    • Mike Bowditch Mysteries
      Paul Doiron
      St. Martin's Press

    • “Breathless pacing, dark humor, wildlife, and vivid characters.” Boston Globe

      In this original short story in the Mike Bowditch mystery series, legendary Maine woodsman...

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  • The Mike Bowditch Series, Books 1-3
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    • The Mike Bowditch Series, Books 1-3

    • Mike Bowditch Mysteries
      Paul Doiron
      St. Martin's Press

    • Bestselling author and Edgar-Award finalist Paul Doiron knows Maine better than just about anyone, and in this series that follows Maine game warden Mike Bowditch, he proves it. Here together for...

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The Poacher's Son by Paul Doiron--Audiobook Excerpt

Listen to this audiobook excerpt from Paul Doiron's mystery novel The Poacher's Son. 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.

Paul Doiron

A native of Maine, bestselling author PAUL DOIRON attended Yale University, where he graduated with a degree in English. The Poacher’s Son, the first book in the Mike Bowditch series, won the Barry award, the Strand award for best first novel, and has been nominated for the Edgar, Anthony, and Macavity awards in the same category. He is a Registered Maine Guide specializing in fly fishing and lives on a trout stream in coastal Maine with his wife, Kristen Lindquist.

Mark Fleming

Henry Leyva

Henry Leyva's audiobook credits include reading Colin Harrison's The Havana Room, Michael Palmer's Fatal, Lawrence Block's Killing Castro, and John Grisham's The Testament as well as works from popular authors such as Nicholas Sparks and Phyllis Naylor.

 Leyva has appeared in numerous stage and screen productions.  His film and television work includes roles on One Life to Live, Romancing America, The Digital Café, The Interrogation, and The Windigo.  He has also performed in a host of off-Broadway productions, including In the Heights, Love Suicide, and Guanabaco.  He has also performed in voiceovers for commercials, including those for HSBC, Claritin, and the Daily News. He lives in New York City.