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Bury Your Dead

A Chief Inspector Gamache Novel

Chief Inspector Gamache Novel

Louise Penny; Read by Ralph Cosham

Macmillan Audio

It is Winter Carnival in Quebec City, bitterly cold and surpassingly beautiful. Chief Inspector Armand Gamache hascome 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 the remains of the founder of Quebec, Samuel de Champlain, ends in murder. Could a secret buried with Champlain for nearly 400 years be so dreadful that someone would kill to protect it? Although he is supposed to be on leave, Gamache cannot walk away from a crime that threatens to ignite long-smoldering tensions between the English and the French. Meanwhile, he is receiving disquieting letters from the village of Three Pines, where beloved Bistro owner Olivier was recently convicted of murder. “It doesn't make sense,” Olivier’s partner writes every day. “He didn't do it, you know.” As past and present collide in this astonishing novel, Gamache must relive the terrible event of his own past before he can bury his dead.

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BURY YOUR DEAD (Chapter 1)

Up the stairs they raced, taking them two at a time, trying to be as quiet as possible. Gamache struggled to keep his breathing steady, as though he was sitting at home, as though he had not a care in the world.

Sir? came the young voice over Gamaches headphones.

You must believe me, son. Nothing bad will happen to you.

He hoped the young agent couldnt hear the strain in his voice, the flattening as the Chief Inspector fought to keep his voice authoritative, certain.

I believe you.

They reached the landing. Inspector Beauvoir stopped, staring

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    Listen to this audiobook excerpt from Louise Penny's mystery novel Bury Your Dead, Book 6 in her award-winning Chief Inspector Gamache series. 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 the remains of the f

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    Louise Penny, author of the #1 New York Times bestselling Gamache series, talks about her sixth book in the series, BURY YOUR DEAD, and invites you to rediscover the entire series at www.gamacheseries.com

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“Ralph Cosham’s excellent narration of Louise Penny’s newest mystery demonstrates why a terrific narrator is an author’s best partner…My only quibble is that the Penny-Cosham team kept me listening past my bedtime.” - AudioFile magazine

“This sixth entry in Agatha and Anthony award-winning author Penny’s Armand Gamache series is among the best…The solution to both killings as well as the event that drew Gamache to Quebec in the first place are all slowly and expertly revealed.” – Library Journal

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  • Louise Penny; Read by Ralph Cosham

  • LOUISE PENNY's first novel, Still Life, won the New Blood Dagger, Arthur Ellis, Barry, Anthony, and Dilys awards. Her second book, A Fatal Grace, won the 2007 Agatha Award for Best Novel, as did her third, The Cruelest Month. Her next, A Rule Against Murder, was a New York Times bestseller, followed by The Brutal Telling, which was a New York Times, USA Today, Entertainment Weekly, and National Indie bestseller. Louise lives in a small village south of Montreal.
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    Bury Your Dead

    A Chief Inspector Gamache Novel

    Chief Inspector Gamache Novel

    Louise Penny; Read by Ralph Cosham

    AudioFile Best Audiobooks, Agatha Awards - Winner, Anthony Awards - Winner, Macavity Award - Winner
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