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Publisher Description

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 featuring Mike Bowditch.

GENRE
Mysteries & Thrillers
RELEASED
2010
May 11
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
336
Pages
PUBLISHER
St. Martin's Press
SELLER
Macmillan
SIZE
7.1
Mb

Customer Reviews

abrew brew ,

Great series, pleasantly surprised.

Surprised at how much I liked this book. Just started the second in the series and plan to read them all. Reminds me of the Longmire series.

Eorthoman ,

Great Story

Loved the characters and the story. Very good setting and the plot moves along well.

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