Proof Positive: A Joe Gunther Novel
Publisher: Blackstone Audiobooks
Date: September 2014
Duration: 8 hours 38 minutes
An apparent accidental death turns out to be only the firstof many murders.
Ben Kendall was a troubled man. Coming back from Vietnamwith PTSD and scars that no one else could see, he hid away from the world,filling his house with an ever-increasing amount of stuff, until finally thepiles collapsed and he was found dead, crushed beneath his own belongings. Butwhat on first glance looks to be the tragic accidental death of a hoarder maybe something much more-and much deadlier. Ben's cousin, medical examinerBeverly Hillstrom, unsettled by the circumstances of his death, alerts JoeGunther and his Vermont Bureau of Investigation team.
Ben, it seems, brought back something from Vietnam otherthan just personal demons-he also brought back combat photos and negatives thatsomeone else desperately wants to keep from the public eye. When Beverly'sdaughter Rachel made her cousin Ben-and his photos-the subject of her collegeart project, some of those photos appeared on the walls of a local art gallery.This resulted in the appearance of a two-man hit squad, searching for someother missing negatives.
With Joe Gunther and his squad trailing behind the grisly researchresults of the hit team and the deadly killers closing in on Rachel, Guntherhas little time to find and protect Rachel before she ends up in the samegrisly state as her cousin.