Peter Bowen
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Peter Bowen

Peter Bowen (b. 1945) is best known for mystery novels set in the modern American West. He published his first novel, Yellowstone Kelly, in 1987. After two more novels featuring this real-life Western hero, Bowen published Coyote Wind (1994), which introduced Gabriel Du Pré, a mixed-race lawman living in fictional Toussaint, Montana. To date, he has written thirteen Du Pré mysteries. Bowen lives and writes in Livingston, Montana.

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    • Specimen Song

    • A Gabriel Du Pre Mystery, Book 2
    • By: Peter Bowen
    • Narrated by: Jim Meskimen
    • Length: 6 hrs and 50 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 66
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 59
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 58

    A lost and frightened horse plods down the National Mall, startling the crowd....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • The difference between reading & performing

    • By Patroo on 03-19-13

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Wolf, No Wolf: A Montana Mystery featuring Gabriel Du Pré, Book 3

    • By: Peter Bowen
    • Narrated by: Jim Meskimen
    • Length: 6 hrs and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 49
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 44
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 44

    Du Pre remembers when you could send animal skins to Sears Roebuck and get merchandise in return. Now the wolves are gone from the mountains, and outsiders want them back....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Good story

    • By JoNise on 04-22-15

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Notches

    • A Montana Mystery featuring Gabriel Du Pré, Book Four
    • By: Peter Bowen
    • Narrated by: Jim Meskimen
    • Length: 6 hrs and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 51
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 45
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 46

    The gruesome corpse of a young woman is found beside a long Montana highway called the Hi-Line....

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Coyote Wind

    • By: Peter Bowen
    • Narrated by: Christopher Lane
    • Length: 4 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 119
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 98
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 100

    In the desolate hills of the Fascelli family ranch, a skeleton has been discovered. The sheriff needs Du Pre's long experience in Montana to identify the bones....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • One of my new found favorites

    • By Dennis on 04-02-12

    Regular price: $17.47

    • Ash Child

    • A Montana Mystery featuring Gabriel Du Pré, Book Nine
    • By: Peter Bowen
    • Narrated by: Jim Meskimen
    • Length: 5 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 36
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 31
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 32

    Crystal meth, brushfires, and a murderer on the loose threaten Du Pré’s tranquil Montana town....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Sublime Mystery

    • By JenniferWA on 07-07-18

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Bitter Creek

    • By: Peter Bowen
    • Narrated by: Jim Meskimen
    • Length: 7 hrs and 13 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 30
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 27
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 26

    John Patchen has come to Montana to persuade Chappie Plaquemines, his former gunnery sergeant in Iraq and the son of Gabriel Du Pré's girlfriend, to accept the Navy Cross....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Outstanding. Sad it may be the last in the series.

    • By Norman on 04-08-16

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Thunder Horse

    • A Montana Mystery Featuring Gabriel Du Pre
    • By: Peter Bowen
    • Narrated by: Christopher Lane
    • Length: 7 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 66
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 51
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 51

    Toussaint, Montana isn't easily rattled, but an earthquake uncovers an ancient burial ground and the well-preserved bones of a primitive people....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent on every front.

    • By Dennis on 03-29-12

    Regular price: $25.17

    • The Stick Game

    • Gabriel Du Pré, Book Seven
    • By: Peter Bowen
    • Narrated by: Jim Meskimen
    • Length: 6 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 38
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 34
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 33

    Something is rotten in the Fort Belknap Reservation....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • This story is even more relevant now

    • By Patroo on 04-12-13

    Regular price: $19.95

    • The Tumbler

    • A Montana Mystery Featuring Gabriel Du Pré, Book 11
    • By: Peter Bowen
    • Narrated by: Jim Meskimen
    • Length: 5 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 28
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 25
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 24

    There's a rumor going around that Du Pré and his old sorceror friend Benetsee have come across a parcel containing the lost journals of Lewis and Clark....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • hated this reading

    • By L. Mac on 02-07-14

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Long Son

    • A Montana Mystery featuring Gabriel Du Pré, Book Six
    • By: Peter Bowen
    • Narrated by: Jim Meskimen
    • Length: 6 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 34
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 31
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 31

    When he inherits his parents’ ranch, a notorious former resident of Toussaint comes home to make trouble for Du Pré....

    Regular price: $19.95

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