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Paul Doiron is the author of the Mike Bowditch series of crime novels, including The Poacher's Son, which won the the Barry Award and the Strand Critics Award for Best First Novel and was nominated for an Edgar Award, an Anthony Award, a Macavity Award, and a Thriller Award for Best First Novel, and the Maine Literary Award for "Best Fiction of 2010." PopMatters named it to its Best Fiction of 2010 list.

His second book in the Mike Bowditch series, Trespasser, won the Maine Literary Award for crime fiction, was an American Booksellers Association Indie Bestseller and has been called a "masterpiece of high-octane narrative" by Booklist.

The third novel, Bad Little Falls, was a Bookscan Bestseller and is a nominee for the RT Reviewers Choice Aw
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Jack Batten, reviewing The Bone Orchard for the Toronto Star, has written one of the more perceptive takes I've seen on the character of Mike Bowdich:

Bowditch is frequently in an irascible mood, a quality that perversely makes him a more attractive character. “I am a malcontent by nature,” he says early inThe Bone Orchard. And then he proceeds to prove it.
His anger, it’s apparent, isn’t of the...
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The Poacher's Son (Mike Bow...
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Trespasser (Mike Bowditch, #2)
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Bad Little Falls (Mike Bowd...
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The Bear Trap (Mike Bowditc...
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The Precipice: A Novel (Mik...
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Concord Festival of Authors - Mystery Night 2014
Author appearance, October 31, 2014 07:30PM
Concord Free Public Library, 129 Main Street, Concord, MA, US

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“People disappoint you so often. I hardly knew how to react when they surpassed all your hopes.”
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“Nature will forgive humankind just about anything, and what it won’t forgive I hope never to witness.”
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