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Louise Penny

Louise Penny
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LOUISE PENNY is the author of the #1 New York Times and Globe and Mail bestselling series of Chief Inspector Armand Gamache novels. She has won numerous awards, including a CWA Dagger and the Agatha Award (six times), and was a finalist for the Edgar Award for Best Novel. In 2017, she received the Order of Canada for her contributions to Canadian culture. Louise lives in a small village south of Montréal.

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August 27 - September 1, 2019

Meet internationally bestselling author and six-time Agatha Award-winner Louise Penny as she discusses her latest Chief Inspector Armand Gamache mystery, A Better Man.

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A Better Man

A Better Man

Catastrophic spring flooding, blistering attacks in the media, and a mysterious disappearance greet Chief Inspector Armand Gamache as he returns to the Sûreté du Québec...

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A Better Man

Chief Inspector Gamache Novel

Louise Penny
St. Martin's Publishing Group
Minotaur Books

Catastrophic spring flooding, blistering attacks in the media, and a mysterious disappearance greet Chief Inspector Armand Gamache as he returns to the Sûreté du Québec...

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Bury Your Dead

Chief Inspector Gamache Novel

Louise Penny
St. Martin's Press
St. Martin's Paperbacks

Past and present collide in this astonishing novel, when Chief Inspector Armand Gamache must relive the terrible event of his own past before he can bury his dead.

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The Nature of the Beast

Chief Inspector Gamache Novel

Louise Penny
St. Martin's Publishing Group
Minotaur Books

The Nature of the Beast is a New York Times bestselling Chief Inspector Gamache novel from Louise Penny.

Hardly a day goes by when nine year old Laurent Lepage...

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The Brutal Telling

Chief Inspector Gamache Novel

Louise Penny
St. Martin's Press
St. Martin's Paperbacks

Chaos is coming, old son.

With those words the peace of Three Pines is shattered. As families prepare to head back to the city and children say goodbye to summer,...

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Still Life

Chief Inspector Gamache Novel

Louise Penny
St. Martin's Press
St. Martin's Paperbacks

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

Chief Inspector Armand Gamache of the Surêté du Québec...

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Louise Penny Boxed Set (1-3)

Chief Inspector Gamache Novel

Louise Penny
St. Martin's Press
Minotaur Books

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 enemies of his own. With...

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A Trick of the Light

Chief Inspector Gamache Novel

Louise Penny
St. Martin's Press
Minotaur Books

A New York Times Notable Crime Book and Favorite Cozy for 2011
A Publishers Weekly Best Mystery/Thriller books for 2011

"Penny has been compared to Agatha...

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The Cruelest Month

Chief Inspector Gamache Novel

Louise Penny
St. Martin's Press
Minotaur Books

"Many mystery buffs have credited Louise Penny with the revival of the type of traditional murder mystery made famous by Agatha Christie. . . . The book's title is a metaphor not only for the month...

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A Rule Against Murder

Chief Inspector Gamache Novel

Louise Penny
St. Martin's Press
Minotaur Books

"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...

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A Fatal Grace

Chief Inspector Gamache Novel

Louise Penny
St. Martin's Press
Minotaur Books

Winner of the 2007 Agatha Award for Best Novel!

Welcome to winter in Three Pines, a picturesque village in Quebec, where the villagers are preparing for a traditional country Christmas,...

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