Paul Doiron
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Paul Doiron

Paul Doiron is an award-winning journalist and 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.

His third novel in the series, Bad Little Falls, was a Bookscan Bestseller and was a finalist for the RT Reviewers Choice Award and the Maine Literary Award.

The fourth Mike Bowditch book, Massacre Pond, received starred reviews from Publishers Weekly and Booklist and was an Indie Next Pick and Indie Favorite, as well as a finalist for The Maine Literary Award.

The Bone Orchard, the fifth book in the series, was a Bookscan Bestseller and received a "Down East" Magazine "Best of Maine" award.

The sixth Mike Bowditch novel, The Precipice, was a Library Reads pick and spent three weeks on the American Booksellers Association Indie Bestseller List.

The seventh Mike Bowditch novel, Widowmaker, will be published on June 14, 2016.

A native of Maine, Paul attended Yale University, where he graduated with a degree in English, and he holds an MFA in creative writing from Emerson College. He is Editor Emeritus of "Down East: The Magazine of Maine," having served as Editor in Chief from 2005 to 2013. He is also a Registered Maine Guide specializing in fly fishing and lives on a trout stream in coastal Maine.

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    • Poacher's Son

    • By: Paul Doiron
    • Narrated by: Henry Leyva
    • Length: 9 hrs and 22 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 621
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      4 out of 5 stars 558
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      4 out of 5 stars 561

    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....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Very good writer -

    • By S. on 10-02-15

    Regular price: $27.99

    • Trespasser

    • By: Paul Doiron
    • Narrated by: Henry Leyva
    • Length: 9 hrs and 39 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 263
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 234
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 230

    Maine game warden Mike Bowditch’s quest to find a missing woman leads him through a forest of lies in search of a killer who may have gotten away with murder once before......

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Maine Game Warden solves murder!!

    • By Byron on 07-10-13

    Regular price: $27.99

    • Stay Hidden

    • By: Paul Doiron
    • Narrated by: Henry Leyva
    • Length: 10 hrs and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
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    A supposed hunting accident becomes a dangerously complicated murder investigation in this intricately-plotted new audiobook thriller featuring Maine Game Warden Mike Bowditch....

    Regular price: $27.99

    • Rabid

    • A Mike Bowditch Short Mystery
    • By: Paul Doiron
    • Narrated by: Henry Leyva
    • Length: 1 hr and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
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    In this original short story in the Mike Bowditch mystery series, Mike is drawn into the story of a gruesome case from his mentor Charley Steven’s past....

    Regular price: $1.88

    • The Bone Orchard

    • Mike Bowditch, Book 5
    • By: Paul Doiron
    • Narrated by: Henry Levya
    • Length: 9 hrs and 52 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 194
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 174
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 174

    When Mike Bowditch's mentor is forced to kill a troubled war veteran in an apparent case of “suicide by cop,” he begins having second thoughts about his decision to leave the Maine Warden Service....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • wonderful book by a favorite author

    • By J. Jackson on 07-24-14

    Regular price: $27.99

    • The Precipice

    • A Novel
    • By: Paul Doiron
    • Narrated by: Henry Levya
    • Length: 9 hrs and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 198
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 179
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 178

    When two young female hikers disappear in the Hundred Mile Wilderness, Maine game warden Mike Bowditch joins the search to find them....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Suspenseful and Riveting

    • By Steve on 01-26-18

    Regular price: $27.99

    • Knife Creek

    • By: Paul Doiron
    • Narrated by: Henry Leyva
    • Length: 9 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 203
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 181
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 183

    When Maine game warden Mike Bowditch is tasked with shooting invasive feral hogs in his district, he makes a horrific discovery - a dead baby buried in a shallow grave....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Brilliant

    • By Mystery Maven on 07-23-17

    Regular price: $27.99

    • Massacre Pond

    • A Novel
    • By: Paul Doiron
    • Narrated by: Henry Leyva
    • Length: 9 hrs and 39 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 217
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 198
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 192

    Edgar finalist Paul Doiron's new novel featuring Game Warden Mike Bowditch and a beautiful, enigmatic woman whose mission to save the Maine wilderness may have incited a murder....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • thumbs up

    • By Hanna on 04-18-18

    Regular price: $27.99

    • Bad Little Falls

    • A Mike Bowditch Mystery, Book 3
    • By: Paul Doiron
    • Narrated by: Henry Leyva
    • Length: 9 hrs and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 212
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 192
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 193

    Bad Little Falls is Paul Doiron's newest harrowing thriller, about the hunt for a murderer at the height of a major snowstorm....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Mystery in the wilds of Downeast Maine

    • By R. Faucher on 08-12-12

    Regular price: $24.49

    • Widowmaker

    • A Novel
    • By: Paul Doiron
    • Narrated by: Henry Leyva
    • Length: 10 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 182
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 163
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 164

    When a mysterious woman in distress appears outside his home, Mike Bowditch has no clue she is about to blow his world apart....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Never attempt a Maine accent!!

    • By Jill Lectka on 07-13-16

    Regular price: $25.51

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