Mystery writer at Toadstool Bookshop
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Mystery writer Archer Mayor will be at The Toadstool Bookshop in Peterborough on Saturday at 2 p.m. for a free discussion of his latest book, “Paradise City.”
Mayor has written 23 mysteries featuring Brattleboro, Vt., detective Joe Gunther. A 25-year veteran firefighter and EMT, Mayor is also an investigator for the sheriff’s department and the state medical examiner in Vermont. He lives in Newfane, Vt. His books are recognized for their locale, authentic characters and realistic investigative procedures.
Call 924-3543 for more details.