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Bruce R Coffin 

Windham, ME

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Windham, ME

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Baxter Library, Gorham, ME, Director James Rathbun
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Bruce Robert Coffin is a former detective sergeant with more than twenty-seven years in law enforcement. At the time of his retirement, from the Portland police department, he supervised all homicide and violent crime investigations for Maine's largest city. Following the terror attacks of September 11th, Bruce spent four years working counter-terrorism with the FBI, earning the Director's Award, the highest honor a non-agent can receive.

He is the author of the Maine Sunday Telegram #1 bestselling debut novel Among the Shadows, the first in the Detective Byron Mystery Series from HarperCollins.

Bruce's short stories have been featured in several anthologies, including the 2016 Best American Mystery Stories.