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St Albans Fire

A Joe Gunther Mystery

by Archer Mayor

St Albans Fire
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  • First Published:
    Oct 2005, 304 pages
    Paperback:
    Oct 2006, 352 pages

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Joe Gunther is up against one of his deadliest opponents to date. Police Procedural/Mystery

From the book jacket: Winter is on the wane in northwestern Vermont. The moon hangs bright and cold in the silvery night sky over hundreds of square miles of a peaceful, dormant landscape of dairy farms. Young Bobby Cutts enters the family barn to tend to the beasts within…and encounters a nightmare. Suddenly surrounded by bolts of fire, Bobby and the entire herd perish in a stampeding, hellish circle of flames.

Called to the scene to investigate, Joe Gunther instantly recognizes arson. But by whom? And for what possible reason? There is little insurance, the family is loving and tightly knit, and there are few neighborhood animosities.

Yet murder this is, and Gunther quickly ...

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