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Fall Guy

Fall Guy by Archer Mayor In Archer Mayor’s Fall Guy, a body found in the trunk of a stolen car leads Joe Gunther and his team to crucial evidence in an infamous unsolved case from years past. A high-end stolen car is discovered in Vermont. A car filled with stolen items from a far-flung two […] Read more

Marked Man

Marked Man by Archer Mayor Bestseller Mayor expertly juggles four plotlines, which may or may not be related, in his superb 32nd mystery featuring Vermont Bureau of Investigation agent Joe Gunther (after 2020’s The Orphan’s Guilt). A year after the death of affluent food supplier Nathan Lyon from natural causes while under hospice care, a […] Read more

Bury the Lead Now out as Paperback!

New cover, same gripper plot. The Plot Joe Gunther and the VBI team are investigating a murder and an arson case―both potentially related to a small but lethal outbreak of Ebola at a local hospital. When the body of a young woman is found near a trail at a popular ski mountain, the case falls […] Read more

The Orphan’s Guilt (2020), Book #31

The Orphan’s Guilt (Joe Gunther) by Archer Mayor Minotaur Books Date: 29 September 2020 John Rust is an alcoholic who has spent most of his life taking care of his severely handicapped younger brother, Peter. When Peter dies, John loses all hope for living and embarks on a drinking binge that inevitably has him arrested […] Read more

Free Signed & Personalized Bookplates!

With in-person signings being postponed, we have created a snazzy adhesive bookplate for you. Archer is happy to sign and personalize as you wish. Just send requests to [email protected] with any personalized inscription, how many you’d like, and your mailing address […] Read more

Joe Gunther Trivia Challenge 30 Years- 30 Books

To commemorate Archer’s 30th Book, Bomber’s Moon, the thirtieth novel in 30 years, Margot Mayor compiled 30 trivia questions, taken his various novels, to create what will be become annual event, The Joe Gunther Trivia Challenge. During the month of December, 2019 a question, followed by another question and the previous answer, were posted daily […] Read more


PROOF POSITIVE, Book #26, along with TRACE, Book #29 (also available in audio as of 1-14-20) are out in trade paperback and available for purchase […] Read more

Bomber’s Moon (2019), Book #30

The Plot The murder of a small-time drug dealer snowballs into the most complex case ever faced by Joe Gunther and his VBI team. It is said a bright and clear bomber’s moon is the best asset to finding one’s target. But beware what you wish for: What you can see at night can also […] Read more

VPR Interview: 30 Years of Joe Gunther Novels

Vermont Public Radio Live Interview with Jane Lindholm Jane Lindholm interviews Newfane author Archer Mayor on “Vermont Edition” in front of a live audience in VPR’s Stetson Studio One on Monday, Sept. 30, 2019. Over the course of 30 novels, Newfane author Archer Mayor has chronicled the detective work of Joe Gunther and the fictitious Vermont Bureau […] Read more

Crosscut: a Joe Gunther Short Story

Crosscut is the very first short story from Archer Mayor’s much-loved Joe Gunther series. Released on July 23, 2019. Order this e-book now for only $0.99! Amazon (Kindle) MacMillan Books Going into the previously unexplored history of VBI Detective Sammie Martens, Archer Mayor reveals the story of how Sammie first met Joe Gunther and Willie […] Read more

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