Search Results: "Paul Doiron"


BOOK REVIEW

PAUL by A.N. Wilson
NON-FICTION
Released: April 1, 1997

In a worthy companion volume to his Jesus: A Life (1992), novelist-biographer Wilson (A Watch in the Night, 1996, etc.) adeptly recreates the milieu of Christianity's greatest interpreter and missionary. Read full book review >

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PAUL by Jerome Murphy-O'Connor
NON-FICTION
Released: July 1, 1996

"Acts, though historically imprecise, makes for a much better story."
A dry historical tome that would be more aptly titled ``Paul: A Cultural History.'' The difficulties of doing ancient biography are compounded when one of the two major sources available is believed to be historically unreliable and corrupt. Read full book review >

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THE PRECIPICE by Paul Doiron
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: June 16, 2015

"As scenically evocative as Bowditch's first four cases but not nearly as dense, conclusive, or interesting."
The disappearance of two Georgia women hiking the Appalachian Trail gives Maine Game Warden Mike Bowditch a welcome reprieve from the persistent personal problems that keep intruding into his cases, or serving as their foundations (The Bone Orchard, 2014, etc.).Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Paul by Gesner Noel
NON-FICTION
Released: Aug. 5, 2016

"An excellent single-volume introduction to Christianity's first theologian."
A brief but thorough account of St. Paul's life and an analysis of its significance in the subsequent development of Christianity. Read full book review >

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THE BONE ORCHARD by Paul Doiron
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 15, 2014

"The question of who shot Kathy Frost is less urgent than the question of how many more enemies Mike (Bad Little Falls, 2012, etc.) can make in the state of Maine before he burns a hole in the map and drops headlong through it."
Just because you're done with the past doesn't mean the past is done with you, as former Maine game warden Mike Bowditch discovers when his field training officer is shot virtually before his eyes. Read full book review >

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TRESPASSER by Paul Doiron
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: June 21, 2011

"If Mike's second appearance isn't quite up to his striking debut, it's still a complex, heartfelt, altogether impressive piece of work."
Seven years after a trial sent a police suspect up for murder, a disturbingly similar new killing reopens the case, dragging Maine game warden Mike Bowditch along for one hellacious ride. Read full book review >

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BAD LITTLE FALLS by Paul Doiron
Released: Aug. 7, 2012

"A high-stakes, high-tension yarn in which you keep wishing everything would turn out fine for the deeply flawed, deeply sympathetic hero even though you know it won't."
Now that he's antagonized every other lawman in the state of Maine (Trespasser, 2011, etc.), game warden Mike Bowditch gets exiled to Washington County, the Down East territory where nothing ever happens. Things happen. Read full book review >

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THE POACHER’S SON by Paul Doiron
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: April 1, 2010

"C.J. Box goes East. Like Box, Doiron will have his hands full trying to top his accomplished debut."
A Maine Game Warden fights to clear his no-account father of murder charges in this deeply felt actioner. Read full book review >

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FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 8, 2005

"Flawed, but surprisingly engrossing."
Another knock-off of Anita Diamant's The Red Tent: this time, the story of Saint Paul. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

PAUL GAUGUIN by David Sweetman
NON-FICTION
Released: Feb. 21, 1996

"And if Sweetman doesn't entirely succeed in maintaining his narrative focus, he does provide a biography that brings our own time into clearer view along with that of his subject. (color and b&w illustrations, not seen)"
This sprawling narrative of Paul Gauguin's messy life provides new insights, despite its lack of formal coherence. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

PAUL ROBESON by Jordan Goodman
Released: Oct. 8, 2013

"A fact-driven, scholarly account that lacks slightly in narrative drive."
The story of the U.S. government's persecution of entertainer and peace advocate Paul Robeson. Read full book review >