Hatchet Island: A Novel (Mike Bowditch Mysteries #13) (Hardcover)

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An eerie, windswept island off the coast of Maine becomes the site of a double murder and a disappearance in Hatchet Island, the next thriller in Paul Doiron's bestselling Mike Bowditch series.

About the Author

A native of Maine, bestselling author PAUL DOIRON attended Yale University, where he graduated with a degree in English. The Poacher’s Son, the first book in the Mike Bowditch series, won the Barry award, the Strand award for best first novel, and has been nominated for the Edgar, Anthony, and Macavity awards in the same category. He is a Registered Maine Guide specializing in fly fishing and lives on a trout stream in coastal Maine with his wife, Kristen Lindquist.

Praise For…

Praise for Dead by Dawn:

“A nail-biter in a nightlong fight for survival in the Maine wilderness....[Doiron proves] his mastery of pacing and suspense. Frostbite aside, this book sizzles.” –People Magazine

“Hungry for action, adventure and physical danger? Take a Jeep ride with 31-year-old Maine game warden Mike Bowditch...Dead By Dawn mixes Jack London-style peril with the DIY inventiveness of TV’s “MacGyver” and the thrill of Richard Connell’s classic pursuit story ‘The Most Dangerous Game.’” –Wall Street Journal

“The 12th novel in Paul Doiron's unwaveringly superb series about a courageous, battle-tested Maine game warden...a wilderness survival story as compelling Jack London’s classic short story, ‘To Build a Fire’....the prose is as sharp as an arrow and so lyrical that it sometimes borders on poetry.” –Associated Press

“Brilliant characterizations and a compelling narrative…this series just keeps getting better.” –Booklist (starred)

“Nail-biting...the best yet in a superior series.” –Publishers Weekly (starred)

“Part survival story, part mystery-suspense, Doiron's narrative is fast-paced and engaging.”Library Journal

"A tour de force." --Kirkus Reviews

"Fans of Mike Bowditch mystery novels will not be disappointed." --Boston.com

"[A] gripping thriller...relentless in pace and plotting." --Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Praise for One Last Lie:

"This novel is something of a departure for Doiron... the suspenseful, fast-paced plot has more twists and turns than usual."Associated Press

"Before you read this book, clear your schedule. It’s the kind of story best read in one gulp...[Doiron] keeps getting better."New York Journal of Books

“Edgar finalist Doiron artfully blends a whodunit plot with superior characterizations in his top-notch 11th mystery…vividly portrays the Maine woods setting while maintaining taut suspense.” Publishers Weekly (starred)

One Last Lie is a triumph for aficionados and newcomers alike. The secrets, old and new, are compelling, and Doiron's landscape imagery is perfectly balanced (as is the literary history)...Trust, friendship, love, faith and how the family we choose holds powerful sway is at the heart of this impressive series entry.” Shelf Awareness

“Doiron’s masterful plotting pulls it all together, and the reader gets to meet an odd assortment of extraordinarily well-defined characters—good guys and bad—while learning more about both the natural and the political history of the Pine Tree State.” —Booklist

Product Details
ISBN: 9781250235138
ISBN-10: 1250235138
Publisher: Minotaur Books
Publication Date: June 28th, 2022
Pages: 320
Language: English
Series: Mike Bowditch Mysteries