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by | Read by Henry Leyva

Mystery & Suspense • 10 hrs. • Unabridged • © 2013

Beautiful descriptions of the Maine woods are told from the viewpoint of a game warden who becomes entangled in his second mystery. A subplot (based on real life) involves an entrepreneur/philanthropist who wants to create a national park with her own land. Sadly, neither the story nor the narrator rises to the occasion. Henry Leyva does a decent job portraying protagonist Mike Bowditch, providing a straightforward voice for the narrative and appropriate emotional levels when necessary. However, his renditions of Franco-American and Downeast accents are painful to the ear, and his overall timing stumbles in many places, resulting in sentences with odd phrasing. There are also a number of mispronunciations of Maine expressions that will be noticeable to those familiar with the locale. M.C. © AudioFile 2013, Portland, Maine [Published: JULY 2013]



Trade Ed. • Macmillan Audio • 2013

CD ISBN 978-1-4272-3518-3 $39.99 • Eight CDs

DD ISBN 978-1-4272-3519-0 $23.99


Library Ed. • Macmillan Audio • 2013

DD ISBN 978-1-4272-3660-9 $49.99

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