About the Author

Archer Mayor is the author of the highly acclaimed Vermont-based series featuring detective Joe Gunther, which the Chicago Tribune describes as “the best police procedurals being written in America.”  His 28th book, TRACE, is now in stores (Sept. 2017 - Minotaur/St. Martin's Press).  He is a past winner of the New England Independent … [Read More...]


Joe Gunther #28 – TRACE – is now in stores!

The Plot The Vermont Bureau of Investigation (VBI) has been pulled onto three cases at the same time; meanwhile, VBI head Joe Gunther has to take time off to care for his ailing mother. Those cases are now … [Read More...]

Available E-Books
Open Season
Scent of Evil
The Skeleton’s Knee
Fruits of the Poisonous Tree
The Dark Root
The Ragman’s Memory
Bellows Falls
The Disposable Man
Occam’s Razor
The Marble Mask
Tucker Peak
St. Albans Fire
Snow Blind


From the Blog

Mystery Fanfare!

28 books in a single series? Ain’t ya running out of ideas? Ain’t ya getting bored? Ain’t ya tired of hangin’ with the same old characters? Nope. Those’re questions I sometimes get at signings and author events, but in fact, I’m no more tired of my writing than I am of leading my life, keeping company with my family … [Read More...]