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You'll love your stay in Three Pines." Hardly a day goes by when nine year old Laurent Lepage doesn't cry wolf. Penny is an expert at pulling away the surface of her characters to expose their deeper—and often ugly—layers, always doing so with a direct but compassionate hand.' Library Journal (starred review) '....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. A strong sense of place, a multilayered plot, and well-crafted (and for Penny's fans, familiar) characters combine for a thoughtful, intriguing tale.
One of the wonders of 'The Nature of the Beast' is how subtly and relentlessly the author mines that darkness, and how surely her detective steps through it, without once losing his cool." Cleveland Plain Dealer "It's always a delight to spend time with the village denizens, whose levels of compassion, sarcasm and loyalty never waver.Attention, fans who have been waiting for poet Ruth Zardo's backstory: Here's at least part of your wish granted.' People Magazine 'In this, the 11th title in the series, Penny sustains her high-wire act, creating characters of remarkable depth in an exhilarating whodunit.' Irish Times "…Louise Penny has crafted an immensely rich and satisfying traditional mystery world, tipping the hat to Agatha Christie, Josephine Tey and PD James, but with her own distinctive recipe: complex characters far removed from village stereotypes, ingenious plots, and a captivating lead detective in Gamache." Wall Street Journal '….atmospheric and deeply humane…' Richmond Times-Dispatch '….a gripping plot, rich characterizations, arresting prose and thought-provoking questions of mercy, malice and the contradictions of the human race.' In Style Magazine "The next book in Louise Penny's much-loved Chief Inspector Gamache series does not disappoint.Through rain and sleet, the figure stands unmoving, staring ahead. Gamache knows there must be a purpose behind this odd act. Penny has a gift for linking the mundane to the mythic Gamache becomes a heraldic figure, as brave and cunning as the hero of an Icelandic saga, and the contemporary evils he battles have apocalyptic overtones....[" The Seattle Times "Outstanding....On all counts, 'Glass Houses' succeeds brilliantly, full of elegant prose, intricate plots, and-most of all-Penny's moving, emotionally complex hero and his circle of friends and colleagues." Christian Science Monitor "Penny-whose books wind up on Best Novels of the Year lists, not 'just' Best Mysteries-is a one-woman argument against literary snobbery....When a mysterious figure appears in Three Pines one cold November day, Armand Gamache and the rest of the villagers are at first curious. And finally, watching the unmoving figure, a pall settles over the pretty Québec village. Months later, on a steamy July day as the trial for the accused begins in Montreal, Chief Superintendent Gamache continues to struggle with actions he set in motion that bitter November, from which there is no going back. The Audio Publishers Association has announced the finalists for the coveted Audie Awards for spoken word books. The stylistic result is that a Gamache mystery reads a bit like an incantatory epic poem....
Armand Gamache, now Chief Superintendent of the Sûreté du Québec, knows something is seriously wrong. Robert Bathurst is nominated in two categories for A Publishers Weekly Top Ten Mystery for Fall 2017 PEOPLE " absorbing, intricately plotted proves she only gets better at pursuing dark truths with compassion and grace." The New York Times Book Review "Louise Penny wrote the book on escapist mysteries." Maureen Corrigan, The Washington Post " . It takes nerve and skill - as well as heart - to write mysteries like this." Tom Nolan, Wall Street Journal "Ms.
Given to Armand Gamache as a gift the first day of his new job, the map eventually leads him to shattering secrets. It leads the former Chief of Homicide for the Sûreté du Québec to places even he is afraid to go. And there he finds four young cadets in the Sûreté academy, and a dead professor. Everywhere Gamache turns, he sees Amelia Choquet, one of the cadets. For both Amelia Choquet and Armand Gamache, the time has come for a great reckoning.
has won multiple awards for BEST CRIME NOVEL OF THE YEAR, including:: Agatha Award Anthony Macavity Barry Left Coast Crime Award And had received international recognition: New York Times Book Review 10 Best Crime Novels of the Year The Washington Post Best Mystery Books and Thrillers of 2016 NPR's Best Books of 2016 Seattle Times 10 Best Mysteries of 2016 Kirkus Reviews Best Fiction 2016 Publishers Weekly Best Mysteries and Thrillers of 2016 Winner of the 2016 Book Browse Fiction Award Library Reads "Favorite of Favorites" Top 10 Books of 2016 Goodreads Best Mystery & Thriller of 2016 finalist Book Page 10 Best Mysteries and Thrillers of 2016 Audible's Best Mystery/Thriller of 2016 St.
this beast has teeth." "Penny has created eleven different mystery novels and one novella, many of them bestsellers, that weave together the excitement of classic whodunits with the pleasure of small town life." Columbus Dispatch "Evil, from both outside and inside the village, is always a presence, and the struggle to resist it gives the novels gravity and a sense of suspense… She knows how to shape a novel for both readers new to the series and regulars…
Penny has shaped a world in which the characters are constantly evolving, reacting to violence but also to love and connection.
Top notch." Minneapolis Star Tribune "Its a profound story, with all the warmth of steaming coffee drinks in the town bistro and the bitter cold of death and decay of the conscience." Margaret Cannon, The Globe and Mail "Penny's latest is one of her best ever .