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Archer Mayor

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Narrated By: Tom Taylorson

Duration: 8 hours and 31 minutes

What to expect

News travels fast in the small state of Vermont. In this tight-knit society, police officers and investigators proudly maintain a kinship that transcends the boundaries of their jurisdictions. When an unidentified body is found in the peaceful town of Brattleboro, local police and the Vermont Bureau of Investigation both appear at the scene.

But before investigator Joe Gunther can begin to gather evidence of murder, a family emergency sends him to his hometown, where the lives of his mother and brother have suddenly been threatened. Gunther reaches out to a network of police officers who know him only by name and reputation as he attempts to discover the source of this imminent danger.

Meanwhile, his investigative team chases an elusive murderer who has no apparent ties to the victim. In a state that is more like a neighborhood community, secrets are difficult to keep, and it’s sometimes impossible to know who can be trusted. To save those he holds closest to his heart, Gunther soon finds himself opposing criminals more menacing than any he has ever encountered.

Genre

Crime and mystery: police procedural, Thriller / suspense fiction, Crime and mystery fiction

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“Intricate, suspense-filled…Gunther’s crime-solving skills and personal charisma have broad appeal.”

Publishers Weekly

“After eighteen installments, Gunther’s adventures remain as consistently readable as anything in the genre.”

Kirkus Reviews

“Mayor’s skills are equal to the vigor of his imagination, and we take his word for every twist, every turn, every thunderbolt.”