Still Life

A Chief Inspector Gamache Novel

Chief Inspector Gamache Novel (Volume 1)

Louise Penny

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Winner of the New Blood Dagger, Arthur Ellis, Barry, Anthony, and Dilys awards.

Chief Inspector Armand Gamache of the Surêté du Québec and his team of investigators are called in to the scene of a suspicious death in a rural village south of Montreal. Jane Neal, a local fixture in the tiny hamlet of Three Pines, just north of the U.S. border, has been found dead in the woods. The locals are certain it’s a tragic hunting accident and nothing more, but Gamache smells something foul in these remote woods, and is soon certain that Jane Neal died at the hands of someone much more sinister than a careless bowhunter.
Still Life introduces not only an engaging series hero in Inspector Gamache, who commands his forces---and this series---with integrity and quiet courage, but also a winning and talented new writer of traditional mysteries in the person of Louise Penny.

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ONEMiss Jane Neal met her maker in the early morning mist of Thanksgiving Sunday. It was pretty much a surprise all round. Miss Neal's was not a natural death, unless you're of the belief everything happens as it's supposed to. If so, for her seventy-six years Jane Neal had been walking toward this final moment when death met her in the brilliant maple woods on the verge of the village of Three Pines. She'd fallen spread-eagled, as though making angels in the bright and brittle leaves.Chief Inspector Armand Gamache of the Sûreté du Quebec knelt down; his knees cracking like

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Chief Inspector Armand Gamache of the Surêté du Québec and his team of investigators are called in to the scene of a suspicious death in a rural village south of Montreal. Jane Neal, a local fixture in the tiny hamlet of Three Pines, just north of the U.S. border, has been found dead in the woods. The locals are certain it's a tragic hunting accident and nothing more, but Gamache smells something foul in these remote woods, and is soon certain that Jane Neal died at the hands of someone much more sinister t

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STILL LIFE by Louise Penny | Kirkus Book Reviews
Read the Kirkus Review of STILL LIFE . Three Pines, an appealing Quebecois community, is shaken by the death of a beloved longtime village schoolteacher and unsung artist.
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Louise Penny

Louise Penny, author of the New York Times bestselling Chief Inspector Gamache novels, worked as an award-winning journalist for the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation before leaving to write crime fiction. Her first mystery, Still Life, was the winner of the New Blood Dagger and the Arthur Ellis, Barry, Anthony, and Dilys Awards; and was also named one of the five Mystery/Crime Novels of the Decade by Deadly Pleasures magazine. Louise went on to become the first writer ever to win the Agatha Award for Best Novel four times, as well as an Anthony Award for The Brutal Telling and the Dilys, Arthur Ellis, Macavity, and Anthony Awards for Bury Your Dead. Her novels are bestsellers in the United States and Great Britain and have been translated into twenty languages. She lives with her husband, Michael, in a small village south of Montréal.

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Still Life
A Chief Inspector Gamache Novel
Louise Penny

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Anthony Awards - Winner

Unabridged Digital Audio

Unabridged  Digital Audio
Macmillan Audio
May 2014
Unabridged Digital Audio
ISBN: 9781427258311
ISBN10: 1427258317
$23.99

Unabridged Compact Disc

Unabridged  Compact Disc
Macmillan Audio
7/29/2014
Unabridged Compact Disc
ISBN: 9781427258335
ISBN10: 1427258333
8 CDs, 9.5 hours
$39.99

Mass Market Paperbound

Mass Market Paperbound
St. Martin's Press
St. Martin's Paperbacks
May 2007
Mass Market Paperbound
ISBN: 9780312948559
ISBN10: 0312948557
4 3/16 x 6 3/4 inches, 336 pages
$7.99

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Trade Paperback
St. Martin's Press
Minotaur Books
September 2008
Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780312541538
ISBN10: 0312541538
5 1/2 x 8 1/4 inches, 320 pages
$15.99

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St. Martin's Press
Minotaur Books
September 2008
e-Book Agency
ISBN: 9781429967235
ISBN10: 1429967234
320 pages
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