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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 repututation 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. Gunther soon finds himself opposing criminals more menacing than any he has ever encountered in order to save those he holds closest to his heart.

Synopsis:

In the latest gripping police procedural from award-winning author Archer Mayor, Joe Gunther and his team investigate a disturbing case of homicide and Internet child predators.

About the Author

Archer Mayor lives in Newfane, Vermont. He writes full-time and volunteers as a firefighter/EMT. He is also a death investigator for the state's medical examiner and a part-time police officer for the Bellows Falls Police Department. Mayor has lived all over the U.S., Canada, and Europe, and has been variously employed as a scholarly editor, a researcher for TIME-LIFE Books, a political advance man, a theater photographer, a newspaper writer/editor, and a medical illustrator. In addition to his Joe Gunther series, he has written two books on American history, a few short stories, and many articles.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780446196932
Author:
Mayor, Archer
Publisher:
Grand Central Publishing
Subject:
Mystery & Detective - General
Subject:
Mystery-A to Z
Edition Description:
Mass market paperback
Series:
Joe Gunther
Publication Date:
20081131
Binding:
MASS MARKET
Language:
English
Pages:
400
Dimensions:
7 x 4.25 x 1.25 in 0.43 lb

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