Lieutenant Joe Gunther of the Brattleboro, Vermont, police force is back in Archer Mayor's thrilling detective story. In Ragman's Memory, the mysterious murders of wayward drifters point toward a complicated puzzle involving government corruption and industrial espionage. Mayor's stories typically utilize the New England landscape in the plot and character development, and Ragman's Memory is no exception to the proven formula of this popular writer's bestselling series.|
Mystery Large Print Edition The Joe Gunther novels are among the best mysteries being written today. starred, Booklist The young girl who brought Brattleboro police lieutenant Joe Gunther an abandoned birds nest knew it was no ordinary nest. Interwoven with the nesting materials was a thick hank of human hair. But where was the victim? Little by little, Joe finds some remains littered throughout woods and fields. Searching for the truth takes Joe from Brattleboros dingy dives to its imposing mansions and into a maelstrom of corporate greed, betrayal, and coldhearted murder, all of it linked to a shell-shocked WWII vet.