St. Martins Griffin Fall 2017 by Macmillan

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min o taur books au gu s t 2017 presumption of guilt a joe gunther novel archer mayor a skeleton found encased in concrete at a site of a newly decommissioned nuclear power plant solves a 40 year old missing persons case and opens up a murder investigation fi ction m ys t e ry detective p o li ceprocedu ral minotaur books 8/29/2017 9781250145413 $16.99 $23.99 can trade paperback 304 pages carton qty 28 8.3 in h 5.5 in w subrights uk the friedrich agency translation the friedrich agency other available formats hardcover isbn 9781250064684 ebook isbn 9781466870918 m ar keting new in paperback mentions author website author facebook a skeleton is found encased in a concrete slab at a recently decommissioned nuclear power plant in vernon vermont—a discovery which solves a forty year old missing person case but a body doesn’t end up buried in concrete by accident joe gunther and his team at the vermont bureau of investigation vbi are assigned the case because this very cold case that has now been reclassified as murder and they’re the only ones with the resources and ability to investigate the victim was hank mitchell and gunther must chase down old rumors and speculations to try and find answers for the essential questions who benefited from his death and by making his body disappear could his death be tied somehow to new york city mafia money that was being laundered through the construction project but what seems the coldest of cold cases roars back to life when one of the central figures in this mystery is shot to death right after speaking with gunther and when a young police officer—the son of vbi investigator lester spinney—is kidnapped is that meant to be a warning to the vbi team to drop the case after all these many years the truth behind the murder still has to the power to kill and it’s up to gunther and his team to protect the innocent track down the living and finally put the dead to rest pr a i se “archer mayor has quietly been building an impressive body of work about vermont bureau of investigation agent joe gunther evoking a strong sense of place through skillful prose and a sturdy plot.” —seattle times “expertly crafted trip-wire tension complements intelligent detective work fascinating forensics and an airtight plot the rich shared history of mayor’s deftly drawn ensemble cast adds texture and depth.” —publishers weekly starred review “another fine entry in a wonderful series—well plotted as always and featuring one of the best ensemble casts in the genre.” —booklist starred review archer mayor has over the past 25 years worked or still works as a firefighter/emt a death investigator for the vermont state medical examiner and a detective for the windham county sheriff s office he lives outside brattleboro vermont visit the author s web-site at 4