Presumption of Guilt

Presumption of Guilt

By Archer Mayor

  • Release Date : 2016-09-27
  • Genre : Police Procedural
  • FIle Size : 1.27 MB
Score: 5.0
From 5 Ratings


Presumption of Guilt A forty-year-old skeleton is found encased in a concrete slab at a recently decommissioned nuclear energy site. It becomes a case for the Vermont Bureau of Investigation (VBI) and its leader, Joe Gunther, since they have the resources and the ability to investigate an old, very cold, missing persons case that has now been reclassified as murder. The victim was Hank Mitchell, and Gunther must chase down old rumors and speculations—who benefited from his death and the disappearance of his body? And was his death somehow tied to New York City mafia money being laundered through the construction project?

But what seems the coldest of cold cases roars back to life when one of the central figures in this mystery is shot to death, right after speaking with Gunther. And when a young police officer—the son of VBI investigator Lester Spinney—is kidnapped, is that meant to be a warning to the VBI team to drop the case?

After all these many years, the truth behind the murder still has to the power to kill, and it’s up to Gunther and his team to capture the living and finally put the dead to rest.


  • Another page turner by Mayor

    By Wmbbcoach
    After all these years- this is now at the top of the list for the Joe Gunther series. I have read every one. The development of Willy Kunkle was the highlight of this book. To see him more as a caring, protective dad, a kind man and a good friend was enlightening. Tremendous storyline, so creative and well thought out.
  • Presumption of Guilt

    By Daking 13
    Mayor's latest is as good as it gets. His continuing characters keep evolving as well as his depictions of the seamy side of southern Vermont. As we like to say the only problem with a great book is having to finish it and wait for the next.