Northshire Saratoga: Paul Doiron - Dead Man's Wake

In person at our NY location!
Event date: 
Wednesday, July 12, 2023 - 6:00pm
Event address: 
424 Broadway
Saratoga Springs, NY 12866



We are delighted to welcome you back to this in person event at our Saratoga Springs, NY store!

Edgar Award-winning author and Northshire staff and customer favorite Paul Doiron will return to Saratoga by popular demand to celebrate his fourteenth Mike Bowditch mystery.

Game Warden Mike Bowditch's engagement party is interrupted by the discovery of a gruesome double murder in this new thriller from Edgar Award-winning author Paul Doiron.

On the evening of their engagement party, Maine Game Warden Investigator Mike Bowditch and Stacey Stevens witness what seems to be a hit-and-run speedboat crash on a darkened lake. When they arrive at the scene, their spotlight reveals a gruesome sight: a severed arm floating just beneath the surface. As day breaks, the warden dive team recovers not one but two naked corpses: a dismembered man and the married woman with whom he was having an affair. Mike begins to suspect the swimmers' deaths were not a senseless accident but a coldly calculated murder.

Meanwhile, the hunt is on for the mysterious boater. Suspects abound on the lake, nicknamed "Golden Pond,” including the violent biker husband of the murdered woman who may have taken vengeance on his wife and her paramour; a strange woman who claims to have witnessed the crash, but then changes her story; a very aggressive realtor and his wife who were determined to catch trespassers; and the lake’s earnest young constable whose eagerness to help may hide darker motives. Alone among his fellow officers, Mike starts to sense the involvement of a trained marksman, smarter and more dangerous than any enemy he has ever faced before. As Mike and Stacey get closer to identifying the killer, their own lives are suddenly on the line as they confront a lethal killer who plans to silence them forever. The finale is a tour de force of drama and suspense.

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.


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Dead Man's Wake: A Novel (Mike Bowditch Mysteries #14) By Paul Doiron Cover Image
ISBN: 9781250864390
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Published: Minotaur Books - June 27th, 2023

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The Poacher's Son: A Novel (Mike Bowditch Mysteries #1) By Paul Doiron Cover Image
ISBN: 9780312671143
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Published: Minotaur Books - April 12th, 2011

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