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 a
On an unseasonably hot October morning, Bowditch is called
to the scene of a bizarre crime: the corpses of seven moose have been found
senselessly butchered on the estate of Elizabeth Morse, a wealthy animal-rights
activist who is buying up huge parcels of timberland to create a new national
What at first seems like mindless slaughter—retribution by locals
for the job losses Morse’s plan is already causing in the region—becomes far
more sinister when a shocking murder is discovered and Mike’s investigation
becomes a hunt to find a ruthless killer. In order to solve the controversial
case, Bowditch risks losing everything he holds dear: his best friends, his
career as a law enforcement officer, and the love of his life.
The beauty and magnificence of the Maine woods is the
setting for a story of suspense and violence when one powerful woman’s
missionary zeal comes face to face with ruthless cruelty. Download and start listening now!