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MAINE AUTHOR PAUL DOIRON LAUNCHES NEWEST MYSTERY at LEFT BANK BOOKS

June 25 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Paul Doiron, internationally acclaimed author of the hugely popular Mike Bowditch series of
mysteries set in Maine, will be at Left Bank Books in Belfast on Tuesday, June 25, from noon
until 2 pm to celebrate that day’s release of Pitch Dark, his fifteenth book in the series. No
reservations are required for this event—Paul will be at the shop’s center table to meet and greet
his fans and sign copies of all his books.
Like all of Doiron’s previous books, Pitch Dark has received widespread advance acclaim:
“Doiron captures the stark beauty of his setting.”—New York Times Book Review
"A perfect beach read that will make you hug yourself in pleasure and excitement and search for
a little more warmth." —Kirkus Reviews, starred
“The resolution is absolutely stunning, and the narrative, as always, is compelling.”—Booklist,
starred
Doiron’s outdoor crime fiction appeals to both literary and mystery readers. His prose “is as
sharp as an arrow and so lyrical that it sometimes borders on poetry” (Associated Press). In Pitch
Dark, Warden Investigator Mike Bowditch is chasing a fugitive who plays a staggering cat-and-
mouse game. With commanding sinister tension, Pitch Dark is another masterpiece by Doiron
that features his signature crisp and vivid prose, fantastic pace, and a truthful portrait of the state
of Maine.
Doiron’s books have been translated into ten languages and received numerous prestigious
regional and national awards, including the Maine Literary Award (three times). He was the
editor-in-chief of Down East Magazine from 2005 to 2013 before stepping down to write full
time. Doiron is a native of Maine, graduated with a degree in English from Yale University, and
holds an MFA in creative writing from Emerson College. He is a former member of the Maine
Arts Commission and a current member of the Maine Humanities Council. As an experienced

outdoorsman and naturalist, he is skilled in fishing, hunting, canoeing, and wilderness survival.
He lives on a trout stream in coastal Maine with his wife, poet Kristen Lindquist.
The public is warmly invited to this free event. Although no reservations are necessary, it’s
strongly recommended that you order copies of Pitch Dark in advance by calling the shop at
207-338-9009 or emailing info@leftbankbookshop.com. Copies of all of Doiron’s books will be
available for purchase. Left Bank Books is located at 109 Church Street in downtown Belfast,
across the street from the police station. Ample parking is available in front of the shop and in an
adjacent public lot.

Details

Date:
June 25
Time:
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Event Category:
Website:
https://leftbankbookshop.com/events/

Organizer

Left Bank Books
Phone
(207) 338-9009
Email
info@leftbankbookshop.com
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Venue

Left Bank Books
109 Church Street
Belfast, ME 04915 United States
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Phone
(207) 338-9009
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