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The Poacher's Son (Large Print / Hardcover)

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May 2010 Indie Next List

“Martin Bowditch is a Maine Game Warden but his life is not a bucolic paradise. The deep woods contain the same crime and violence that pervade the rest of society and Martin must combat it along with a simmering family history that threatens to overwhelm him in this suspenseful, outstanding debut.”
— Bill Cusumano, Nicola's Books, Ann Arbor, MI


Set in the wilds of Maine, this is an explosive tale of an estranged son thrust into the hunt for a fugitive-his own father. Game warden Mike Bowditch returns home one evening to find a cryptic message on his answering machine from his father, Jack, who he hasn't heard from in two years. The next morning, he gets an alarming call from the police: a well-liked local cop has been killed and his father is their prime suspect. Now, alienated from the woman he loves, shunned by colleagues who have no sympathy for the suspected cop-killer's son, 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, he 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.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781602857568
ISBN-10: 1602857563
Large Print: Yes
Publisher: Center Point
Publication Date: June 1st, 2010
Pages: 398
Language: English
Series: Center Point Platinum Mystery (Large Print)