The Resource Widowmaker : a novel, Paul Doiron

Widowmaker : a novel, Paul Doiron

Label
Widowmaker : a novel
Title
Widowmaker
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Paul Doiron
Title variation
Widow maker
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"When a mysterious woman in distress appears outside his home, Mike Bowditch has no clue she is about to blow his world apart. Amber Langstrom is beautiful, damaged, and hiding a secret with a link to his past ... She claims her son Adam is a wrongfully convicted sex offender who has vanished from a brutal work camp in the high timber around the Widowmaker Ski Resort. She also claims that Adam Langstrom is the illegitimate son of Jack Bowditch, Mike's dead and diabolical father. He is the half-brother Mike never knew he had. After trying so hard to put his troubled past behind him, Mike is reluctant to revisit the wild country of his childhood and again confront his father's history of violence. But Amber's desperation and his own need to know the truth make it hard for him to refuse her pleas for help. In search of answers, Bowditch travels through a mountainous wilderness to a place hidden from the rest of the world, where the military guards a top-secret interrogation base, sexual predators live together in a backwoods colony, and self-styled vigilantes are willing to murder anyone they consider their enemies. Mike Bowditch must exorcise the demons of the past before the real-life demons of the present kill him first"--
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Summary
"When a mysterious woman in distress appears outside his home, Mike Bowditch has no clue she is about to blow his world apart. Amber Langstrom is beautiful, damaged, and hiding a secret with a link to his past... She claims her son Adam is a wrongfully convicted sex offender who has vanished from a brutal work camp in the high timber around the Widowmaker Ski Resort. She also claims that Adam Langstrom is the illegitimate son of Jack Bowditch, Mike's dead and diabolical father. He is the half-brother Mike never knew he had. After trying so hard to put his troubled past behind him, Mike is reluctant to revisit the wild country of his childhood and again confront his father's history of violence. But Amber's desperation and his own need to know the truth make it hard for him to refuse her pleas for help. In search of answers, Bowditch travels through a mountainous wilderness to a place hidden from the rest of the world, where the military guards a top-secret interrogation base, sexual predators live together in a backwoods colony, and self-styled vigilantes are willing to murder anyone they consider their enemies. Mike Bowditch must exorcise the demons of the past before the real-life demons of the present kill him first"--
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Writing style
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10484422
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DLC
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Doiron, Paul
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
novels
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Mike Bowditch mysteries
Series volume
7
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Game wardens
  • Wilderness areas
  • Missing persons
  • FICTION
  • Game wardens
  • Missing persons
  • Wilderness areas
  • Maine
Target audience
adult
Label
Widowmaker : a novel, Paul Doiron
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Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn919105874
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 volume..
Isbn
9781250063700
Lccn
2016001456
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)919105874
Label
Widowmaker : a novel, Paul Doiron
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn919105874
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 volume..
Isbn
9781250063700
Lccn
2016001456
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)919105874

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