Bad little falls by paul doiron thriller - a maine game warden ...
Bad Little Falls by Paul Doiron - Thriller - A Maine Game Warden...Award winning, mystery author, Paul Doiron, returns with his third book featuring Maine gamewarden, Mike Bowditch. In Bad Little Falls, Bowditchs affinity for murder investigations beyondthe scope of his authority thrives. The Warden Service reassigned Bowditch from mid-coast Maine to Bad Little Falls, in the hinterlands of Washington County, near the Canadian border. Bowditch knows his routine conflicts with administration and rogue professional behavior accounted for his transfer during the harsh winter month of February.Jamie Seawall is a divorced, Employee of the Month at the local McDonalds, whose pulchritudeattracts Bowditch soon after his arrival. He and college sweetheart, Sarah, ended theirrelationship last summer. Tensions between the couple mounted, as Bowditch habitually chosehis career over Sarah. Concealing her pregnancy until she miscarried didnt help their situation.CLICK HERE TO GET INSTANT ACCESS TO THE LOVE GAME BOOKDownload this document if link is not clickableSeawall sports her own baggage, including a drug and alcohol addiction, and a penchant forattracting toxically, romantic relationships. Her latest ex-boyfriend is Randall Cates, a known drugdealer. "Thats the thing about drugs. Once you start using, youll do anything to stay high, evenconvince yourself you love the man whos giving the drugs to you," she says.Cates is believed to be responsible for the death of Trinity Raye. Last year he sold theseventeen-year-old Whitney High School student tainted Heroin; and she overdosed. Authoritieshavent been able to connect Cates to the crime. John (Prester) Seawall is Jamies brother, andCatess right-hand man.The Heath is a trackless wasteland where Cates and Seawall commonly deal drugs. During aparticularly brutal snowstorm, Seawall stumbles upon the home of Ben and Doris Sprague,frostbitten and near death. He manages to tell the couple that his friend is clinging to life out inthe blizzard.
Doc Larrabee, a friend of the Spragues and recent acquaintance to Bowditch, asks him to aid inthe search for the endangered, missing man.Setting out on one of the Spragues snowmobiles, Bowditch discovers Cates near the Heath,frozen to death. An autopsy reveals he suffered a cracked sternum before expiring, transforminghis death into a murder investigation.Once again, Bowditch finds himself in pursuit of a killer, defying the authorities warning to stayclear. Doiron adds a surprise element that could be considered the catalyst for the storys deadlychain of events.Lucas is Jamie Seawalls odd and troubled twelve-year-old son. He keeps notebook diaries withdisturbing pictures on the cover, including vampire women and owls with bloodstained beaks;and takes a liking to Bowditch.Some people in Washington County despise Bowditchs arrival as game warden. Joe Broganoperates the Call of the Wild Guide Service and Game Ranch. Its a legally enclosed ranch thatstocks up on exotic creatures, allowing hunters to pay good money to shoot the land-restrainedanimals. The concept irks Bowditch; and he and Brogan become archenemies.Returning home one day to his rented trailer, Bowditch finds a coyote pelt nailed to his door,accompanied by a threatening note signed by "George Magoon." Magoon was a legendary Mainepoacher in the 1880s that often threatened area game wardens.Soon after the coyote pelt incident, Bowditch discovers a skunk inside his trailer, let in through adeliberately broken window. Are these two incidents the work of one villain?Bowditch rekindles his friendship with legendary warden pilot, Charley Stevens. He and his wife,Ora now live a simple hours distance from Bowditchs new jurisdiction. Stevens helped Bowditchlocate his father on Rum Pond, in Doirons debut, The Poachers Son; and assisted with the AshleyKim murder investigation in Trespasser.Doiron is a Registered Maine Guide, empowering him with the ability to describe the stateswildlife and terrain with vivid detail. "I was traveling through a landscape as sharp as ablack-and-white photograph. The greens of the pines looked black. The shadows beyond myheadlights were gray. The only brightness was the white of the blowing snow."Each book Doiron releases expands his audience and accolodes. If you enjoy discovering giftedauthors during their nascent careers, add him to your list.
While each story stands alone in Doirons current triad of books, consider reading his previoustwo before diving into Bad Little Falls. It will help you conjoin the narratives and fully appreciatehis talents.If you enjoy reading crime fiction, check out Bouchercon 2012. Its the annual conferencededicated to crime fiction authors and readers. This years event convenes in Cleveland, Ohio,October 4-7; and reads like a Whos Who of presenters. To find out more, visit:http://bouchercon2012.com.CLICK HERE TO GET INSTANT ACCESS TO THE LOVE GAME BOOKDownload this document if link is not clickableArticle source = ezinearticles.com/?Bad-Little-Falls-by-Paul-Doiron---Thriller---A-Maine-Game-Warden,-Drug-Deals,-Frostbite,-and-Murder