Paul Doiron makes an outstanding gripping debut in The Poacher's Son. Doiron's rich exploration of characters shows people at their best and worst...Doiron, editor-in-chief of Down East magazine, showcases his native Maine's beauty and how the pristine woods are giving way to developers. Doiron skillfully melds an outdoor adventure with a personal story of families. The Poacher's Son moves at a brisk pace with unpredictable but realistic twists that reach a crescendo at the shocking finale. The Poacher's Son is proving to be one of the best debuts of the year.