Bad Little Falls

Bad Little Falls

eBook - 2013
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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 half-frozen 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 possessed.

Publisher: New York : Minotaur Books, 2013
Edition: First Minotaur Books paperback edition
ISBN: 9781250010919
1250010918
Characteristics: 1 online resource (310 pages) : illustrations

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djbphoto
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.!

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Blabbermouth
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.

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Reads_A_Lot
Jul 11, 2015

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

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pugfan
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.

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bridge1
Nov 13, 2012

Okay but I expected more from this author.

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