It’s a gloomy Thursday here in NYC, but we’re smiling thanks to the two starred reviews for Archer Mayor’s latest Joe Gunther novel!
Praise for Archer Mayor’s PROOF POSITIVE:
“Over 26 years and 25 books (most recently, 2013’s Three Can Keep a Secret), Joe Gunther has moved from police detective in Brattleboro, Vt., to special agent of the Vermont Bureau of Investigation, and, as he has grown in stature, so has the series. Mayor makes full use of Gunther’s excellent supporting cast, including Willy Kunkle, Lester Spinney, and Sammie Martens, in this smoothly plotted and absorbing mystery.”—Publishers Weekly, starred & boxed review
“From its palpably brilliant opening—a queasy sneak thief casing Ben’s bizarre compound—to the uncertain denouement with a U.S. senator who makes our real senators look like pillars of rectitude, Proof Positive is another riveting addition to one of the finest series in crime fiction. A circuitous plot, finely drawn characters, and Mayor’s evocative, writerly grace notes—e.g., a paean to non–Big Box hardware stores and the charms of southern Vermont’s towns and villages—make this a must-read for crime lovers.”—Booklist, starred review