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Chief Inspector Armand Gamache of the Sûreté du Québec digs beneath the idyllic surface of village life in Three Pines, finding long buried secrets--and facing a few of his own ghosts. Louise Penny's highly acclaimed, New York Times bestselling mystery series has won the New Blood Dagger as well as multiple Agatha, Anthony, Dilys, Arthur Ellis, and…
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Book 1
Still Life
Louise Penny - Sep 30, 2008 (first published in 2005)
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As the early morning mist clears on Thanksgiving Sunday, the homes of Three Pines come to life - all except one…To locals, the village is a safe haven. So they are bewildered when a well-loved member of the community is found lying dead in the maple woods. Surely it was an accident - a hunter's arrow gone astray. Who could want Jane Neal dead?In a ...
Book 2
A Fatal Grace
Louise Penny - Feb 15, 2011 (first published in 2006)
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Welcome to winter in Three Pines, a picturesque village in Quebec, where the villagers are preparing for a traditional country Christmas, and someone is preparing for murder.No one liked CC de Poitiers. Not her quiet husband, not her spineless lover, not her pathetic daughter—and certainly none of the residents of Three Pines. CC de Poitiers manage...
Book 3
The Cruelest Month
A Chief Inspector Gamache Novel (Chief Inspector Gamache Novel (3))
Louise Penny - Apr 12, 2011 (first published in 2007)
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Welcome to Three Pines, where the cruelest month is about to deliver on its threat.It's spring in the tiny, forgotten village; buds are on the trees and the first flowers are struggling through the newly thawed earth. But not everything is meant to return to life. . . When some villagers decide to celebrate Easter with a séance at the Old Hadley Ho...
Book 4
A Rule Against Murder
A Chief Inspector Gamache Novel (Chief Inspector Gamache Novel (4))
Louise Penny - Mar 15, 2011 (first published in 2008)
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"What happened here last night isn't allowed," said Madame Dubois.It was such an extraordinary thing to say it stopped the ravenous Inspector Beauvoir from taking another bite of his roast beef on baguette."You have a rule against murder?" he asked."I do. When my husband and I bought the Bellechasse we made a pact....Everything that stepped foot on...
Book 5
A Court of Thorns and Roses
Sarah J. Maas - May 03, 2016
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Feyre's survival rests upon her ability to hunt and kill – the forest where she lives is a cold, bleak place in the long winter months. So when she spots a deer in the forest being pursued by a wolf, she cannot resist fighting it for the flesh. But to do so, she must kill the predator and killing something so precious comes at a price ...Dragged to...
Book 6
Bury Your Dead
Louise Penny - Aug 02, 2011
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It is Winter Carnival in Quebec City, bitterly cold and surpassingly beautiful. Chief Inspector Armand Gamache has come not to join the revels but to recover from an investigation gone hauntingly wrong. But violent death is inescapable, even in the apparent sanctuary of the Literary and Historical Society - where an obsessive historian's quest for ...
Book 7
A Trick of the Light
Louise Penny - Jul 03, 2012 (first published in 2011)
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"Hearts are broken," Lillian Dyson carefully underlined in a book. "Sweet relationships are dead."But now Lillian herself is dead. Found among the bleeding hearts and lilacs of Clara Morrow's garden in Three Pines, shattering the celebrations of Clara's solo show at the famed Musée in Montréal. Chief Inspector Gamache, the head of homicide at the S...
Book 8
The Beautiful Mystery
A Chief Inspector Gamache Novel (Chief Inspector Gamache Novel (8))
Louise Penny - Jul 02, 2013 (first published in 2012)
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No outsiders are ever admitted to the monastery of Saint-Gilbert-Entre-les-Loups, hidden deep in the wilderness of Québec, where two dozen cloistered monks live in peace and prayer. Ironically, for a community that has taken a vow of silence, the monks have become world-famous for their glorious voices, raised in ancient chants whose effect on both...
Book 9
How the Light Gets In
A Chief Inspector Gamache Novel (Chief Inspector Gamache Novel (9))
Louise Penny - Jul 29, 2014 (first published in 2013)
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Christmas is approaching, and in Québec it's a time of dazzling snowfalls, bright lights, and gatherings with friends in front of blazing hearths. But shadows are falling on the usually festive season for Chief Inspector Armand Gamache of the Sûreté de Québec. Most of his best agents have left or been transferred out of the Homicide Department; his...
Book 10
The Long Way Home
A Chief Inspector Gamache Novel (A Chief Inspector Gamache Mystery Book 10)
Louise Penny - Aug 26, 2014
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Happily retired in the village of Three Pines, Armand Gamache, former Chief Inspector of Homicide with the Sûreté du Québec, has found a peace he’d only imagined possible. On warm summer mornings he sits on a bench holding a small book, The Balm in Gilead, in his large hands. "There is a balm in Gilead," his neighbor Clara Morrow reads from the dus...
Book 11
The Nature of the Beast
A Chief Inspector Gamache Novel
Louise Penny - Aug 25, 2015
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Hardly a day goes by when nine-year-old Laurent Lepage doesn't cry wolf. From alien invasions, to walking trees, to winged beasts in the woods, to dinosaurs spotted in the village of Three Pines, his tales are so extraordinary no one can possibly believe him. But when the boy disappears, the villagers are faced with the possibility that one of his ...
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