"Breathless pacing, dark humor, wildlife, and vivid characters." –Boston Globe
In this original short story in the Mike Bowditch mystery series, legendary Maine woodsman and bush pilot Charley Stevens tries to convince young Mike Bowditch of the dangers awaiting rookie game wardens.
Includes an exclusive extended excerpt from Paul Doiron's Knife Creek!
"Nobody knows the woods of Maine like the rugged individuals who eke out a living by hunting, fishing and cutting timber. And nobody knows the region's inhabitants like Mike Bowditch, the young game warden in Paul Doiron's manly mysteries." –New York Times Book Review
"Paul Doiron is shaping up as the Tony Hillerman of the east...presenting central characters who are brave and brainy but all too human and fallible...[Doiron's] storytelling is controlled and always enthralling. Just like Tony Hillerman's." –Toronto Star