The Price of Malice: A Joe Gunther Novel

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Price
$22.99  $21.15
Publisher
St. Martin's Griffin
Publish Date
Pages
336
Dimensions
5.0 X 0.74 X 8.0 inches | 0.8 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781250100320

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About the Author

Archer Mayor, in addition to being a novelist, is also a death investigator for Vermont's Chief Medical Examiner, a deputy for the Windham County Sheriff's Department, and has served twenty-five years experience as a volunteer firefighter and EMT. The winner of the NEIBA award for Best Fiction, he lives in Newfane, Vermont.

Reviews

“The Joe Gunther series is one of the best around…With its excellent noir touches, terrific plots, and really interesting central character, it ought to appear at the top of most lists.”—"Globe and Mail" (Toronto) 

“Archer Mayor’s Vermont police procedurals are the best thing going.”—"The New York Times Book Review"

“Mayor still shows why he is one of the most respected American writers or procedurals.”—"Library Journal"

“As always, Mayor delivers rich characters, solid police procedural details, and a rich sense of place. A solid addition to a fine series.”—"Booklist"

The Catch

“"The Catch" [is] as authentic as it gets.”—"The New York Times Book Review"""

“Superior…will leave fans feeling fully satisfied.”—"Publishers Weekly"

“Mayor’s skills are equal to the vigor of his imagination, and we take his word for every twist, ev

"The Joe Gunther series is one of the best around...With its excellent noir touches, terrific plots, and really interesting central character, it ought to appear at the top of most lists."--"Globe and Mail" (Toronto)

"Archer Mayor's Vermont police procedurals are the best thing going."--"The New York Times Book Review"

"Mayor still shows why he is one of the most respected American writers or procedurals."--"Library Journal"

"As always, Mayor delivers rich characters, solid police procedural details, and a rich sense of place. A solid addition to a fine series."--"Booklist"

The Catch

""The Catch" [is] as authentic as it gets."--"The New York Times Book Review"""

"Superior...will leave fans feeling fully satisfied."--"Publishers Weekly"

"Mayor's skills are equal to the vigor of his imagination, and we take his word for every twist, every turn, every thunderbolt."--"New Yorker"

"Elegant, even lyrical prose...a new Joe Gunther is always good news."--"Booklist"

"Suspenseful...Mayor's New England eye mercilessly details what he sees without the 'calendar nostalgia' that usually clings to such villages and backwaters...The clever plot expands like a dark whirlpool and reveals the underbelly of Vermont and Maine."--"Providence"" Journal-Bulletin"

"As with all Mayor's novels, the plot remains fresh and timely. Through his in-depth knowledge of police work, forensics and the medical field, combined with his ability to evoke the Vermont landscape, Mayor deftly brings the reader deep inside the story, taking us along the trail of meticulous detective work needed to bring out the truth."--"Brattleboro"" Reformer"

...and for Archer Mayor and his other Joe Gunther novels

"Mayor is a devil of a plotter." --Marilyn Stasio, " The New York Times Book Review"

"Superb...Mayor spins out parallel story lines and weaves the strands together with deft precision."--"Publishers Weekly "(starred review) on "The Second Mouse"

"An intricate, first-rate thriller...a riveting plot and exceptional writing."--"Publishers Weekly "(starred review) on "The Sniper's Wife"
"The writing is strong, with sharp social observations throughout...Gunther grows on you from novel to novel."--"Washington"" Post Book World"

"Mayor keeps getting better with age...Few writers deliver such well-rounded novels of such consistently high quality."--"Arizona"" Daily Star"

"From first to last, [Mayor's] novels are page-turners, and each page resonates with the author's authority...His storytelling talents and his sheer craftsmanship combine to make his Joe Gunther books hard to put down."--"Tampa"" Tribune""Archer Mayor is one of today's most reliable--and most underappreciated--crime writers. His low-key police procedurals, which utilize their off-the-beaten-track setting to great advantage, are always entertaining, and his protagonist and iconoclastic supporting cast are unfailingly good company."--"San Diego Union-Tribune"
The Catch
and for Archer Mayor and his other Joe Gunther novels"

The Joe Gunther series is one of the best around With its excellent noir touches, terrific plots, and really interesting central character, it ought to appear at the top of most lists. "Globe and Mail (Toronto)"

Archer Mayor's Vermont police procedurals are the best thing going. "The New York Times Book Review"

Mayor still shows why he is one of the most respected American writers or procedurals. "Library Journal"

As always, Mayor delivers rich characters, solid police procedural details, and a rich sense of place. A solid addition to a fine series. "Booklist"

"The Catch" [is] as authentic as it gets. "The New York Times Book Review"

Superior will leave fans feeling fully satisfied. "Publishers Weekly on The Catch"

Mayor's skills are equal to the vigor of his imagination, and we take his word for every twist, every turn, every thunderbolt. "New Yorker on The Catch"

Elegant, even lyrical prose...a new Joe Gunther is always good news. "Booklist on The Catch"

Suspenseful...Mayor's New England eye mercilessly details what he sees without the calendar nostalgia' that usually clings to such villages and backwaters...The clever plot expands like a dark whirlpool and reveals the underbelly of Vermont and Maine. "Providence Journal-Bulletin on The Catch"

As with all Mayor's novels, the plot remains fresh and timely. Through his in-depth knowledge of police work, forensics and the medical field, combined with his ability to evoke the Vermont landscape, Mayor deftly brings the reader deep inside the story, taking us along the trail of meticulous detective work needed to bring out the truth. "Brattleboro Reformer on The Catch"

Superb Mayor spins out parallel story lines and weaves the strands together with deft precision. "Publishers Weekly (starred review) on The Second Mouse"

An intricate, first-rate thriller a riveting plot and exceptional writing. "Publishers Weekly (starred review) on The Sniper's Wife"

From first to last, [Mayor's] novels are page-turners, and each page resonates with the author's authority...His storytelling talents and his sheer craftsmanship combine to make his Joe Gunther books hard to put down. "Tampa Tribune""

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