Worth Knowing: Author Archer Mayor coming to Woodstock bookstore on Thursday


Submitted 16 days ago

Archer Mayor is coming to Woodstock to discuss his newest Joe Gunther novel: Bury the Lead on Thursday, November 1st at 6:30pm at The Yankee Bookshop located at 12 Central Street, Woodstock. 

Questions: info@yankeebookshop.com or 802-457-2411.

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Seating is limited, so please come early.


About the Book: In Mayor’s latest crime novel, a woman is found dead at the top of a Vermont ski area in the summer. The investigation leads to Mick Durocher, who, when confronted, confesses to the killing. Case closed? Hardly. The confession is riddled with holes, the evidence doesn’t back it up, and Joe Gunther and his crew are left to wonder why their initially hot lead is dead and the murder now clearly the work of some unseen master manipulator.

About the Author: Archer Mayor has written 29 bestselling Joe Gunther novels based on his actual experience in the field. Over the past 30 years, he has worked (or continues to work) as a firefighter/EMT, a police officer, and a death investigator for Vermont’s Office of the Chief MedicalExaminer. Mayor’s diverse careers in other fields also inform his books. He has been a scholar, editor, researcher, and photographer, as well as apolitical advance man and a medical illustrator. He is a graduate of Yale. In 2016, the author received the Robert B. Parker Award, named for “the dean of mystery writers.” He is also a received the Vermont Governor’sAward for Excellence in the Arts. The New York Times calls Archer Mayor “The boss man on procedures.”

This event is free and open to all.

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