On an unseasonably hot October morning, Mike Bowditch is called to the scene of a bizarre crime: the corpses of seven moose have been found butchered on the estate of Elizabeth Moore, a wealthy animal rights activist who is buying up huge parcels of forest to create a new national park. What at first seems like mindless slaughter becomes far more sinister when a shocking murder is discovered and Mike's investigation becomes a hunt to find an elusive killer. In order to solve the controversial case he risks losing everything he holds dear: his best friend, his career - and the love of his life. Praise for The Poacher's Son: 'An excellent debut - filled with murder, betrayal and a terrific sense of place.' C.J.
Box 'A stunning debut...At its heart this is a tale of bitter betrayal, lost hopes and broken dreams.
The book has a tautness that is impossible to forget and which left me close to tears.
It is also the first in a series. Its successor, Trespasser, also featuring Bowditch, is on the way.
Grab him now.' Daily Mail 'Stunning vistas...eye popping scenes.' The New York Times Book Review 'This is a compelling, moving and utterly impressive debut.'Andre Dubus III, author of House of Sand and Fog 'The Poacher's Son is one of the best written debut novels I have read in years.
This novel has it all - a great plot, a wonderful Maine woods setting and a truly remarkable and believable cast of characters' Nelson de Mille
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 352 pages
- Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
- Publication Date: 16/10/2014
- Category: Crime & mystery
- ISBN: 9781472114655