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Presumption of Guilt by Archer Mayor (Courtesy Minotaur Books)
Presumption of Guilt by Archer Mayor (Courtesy Minotaur Books)

There aren't very many people like Archer Mayor.

His resume includes a travel writer for AAA, a theater photographer, a medical illustrator, a newspaper editor and currently, a death investigator for Vermont Office's of the Chief Medical Examiner and a detective for the Windham County Sheriff's Office.

It's those last two jobs that have helped Mayor do what he is most famous for: write 27 novels featuring the likeable, but unusual detective Joe Gunther.


Archer Mayor. His latest book is "Presumption of Guilt." He tweets @ArcherMayor.

This segment aired on December 30, 2016.


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