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Glass Houses

Glass Houses

A Novel
edition:Paperback
also available: Hardcover Paperback

An instantNew York Times Bestsellerand August 2017 LibraryReads pick!
“Penny’s absorbing, intricately plotted 13th Gamache novel proves she only gets better at pursuing dark truths with compassion and grace.” —PEOPLE
“Louise Penny wrote the book on escapist mysteries.” —The New York Times Book Review
“You won't want Louise Penny's latest to end….Any plot summary of Penny’s novels inevitably falls short of conveying the dark magic of this series.... It takes nerve and skill …

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A Trick of the Light

A Trick of the Light

A Chief Inspector Gamache Novel
edition:Hardcover
also available: Paperback

ANew York Times Notable Crime Book and Favorite Cozy for 2011
APublishers Weekly Best Mystery/Thriller books for 2011

"Penny has been compared to Agatha Christie [but] it sells her short. Her characters are too rich, her grasp of nuance and human psychology too firm...." --Booklist(starred review)
"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 …

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A Great Reckoning

A Great Reckoning

A Novel
edition:Hardcover
also available: Paperback

InstantNew York Timesbestseller:

#1 in Hardcover Fiction
#1 in E-book Fiction
#1 in Combined Print and E-book Fiction

"Deep and grand and altogether extraordinary....Miraculous."
The Washington Post

"Artful...Powerful...Magical."
-The New York Times Book Review

"Superb"
-People

A Great Reckoning succeeds on every level."
St. Louis Post-Dispatch
#1New York Times bestselling author Louise Penny pulls back the layers to reveal a brilliant and emotionally powerful truth in her latest spellbindin …

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How the Light Gets In

How the Light Gets In

A Chief Inspector Gamache Novel
edition:Hardcover
also available: Paperback

The #1 New York Times Bestseller
"There is a crack in everything. That's how the light gets in." —Leonard Cohen

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. Most of his best agents have left the Homicide Department, his old friend and lieutenant Jean-Guy Beauvoir hasn't spoken to him in months, and hostil …

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Still Life

Still Life

edition:Paperback
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The CWA Dagger-winning first novel from New York Times bestseller Louise Penny.

The discovery of a dead body in the woods on Thanksgiving Weekend brings Chief Inspector Armand Gamache and his colleagues from the Surete du Quebec to a small village in the Eastern Townships. Gamache cannot understand why anyone would want to deliberately kill well-loved artist Jane Neal, especially any of the residents of Three Pines - a place so free from crime it doesn't even have its own police force.

But Gamach …

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The Beautiful Mystery

The Beautiful Mystery

A Chief Inspector Gamache Novel
edition:Hardcover
also available: Paperback

The brilliant new novel in theNew York Times bestselling series by Louise Penny, one of the most acclaimed crime writers of our time

No outsiders are ever admitted to the monastery of Saint-Gilbert-Entre-les-Loups, hidden deep in the wilderness of Quebec, where two dozen cloistered monks live in peace and prayer. They grow vegetables, they tend chickens, they make chocolate. And they sing. Ironically, for a community that has taken a vow of silence, the monks have become world-famous for their gl …

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The Long Way Home

The Long Way Home

A Chief Inspector Gamache Novel
edition:Hardcover
also available: Paperback

A #1New York Times Bestseller, Louise Penny'sThe Long Way Homeis an intriguing Chief Inspector Gamache Novel.

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 dust jacket, "to make the wounded whole …

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The Nature of the Beast

The Nature of the Beast

A Chief Inspector Gamache Novel
edition:Paperback
also available: Hardcover

The Nature of the Beast is aNew York Timesbestselling Chief Inspector Gamache novel from Louise Penny.
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. Including Armand and Reine-Marie Gamache, who now live in the little Quebec village.
But when the boy disappears, the villagers are face …

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