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Inspector Armand Gamache mysteries

Author:
Penny, Louise
 
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Star rating for Still life
Series Volume:
1.
Average Rating:
4 stars
Description:

Read the series that inspired Three Pines on Prime Video.
In Still Life, bestselling author Louise Penny introduces Inspector Armand Gamache of the Surêté du Québec.

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

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Star rating for A fatal grace
Series Volume:
2.
Average Rating:
4.4 stars
Description:

Read the series that inspired Three Pines on Prime Video.
From the #1 New York Times bestseller Louise Penny comes the second Armand Gamache mystery set in the stunning countryside of Quebec.
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, and someone is preparing for murder.
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Star rating for The cruelest month
Series Volume:
3.
Average Rating:
4.6 stars
Description:
Chief Inspector Armand Gamache of the Surete du Quebec is called to investigate the death of a villager at an Easter seance that was held at the Old Hadley House.
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Star rating for A rule against murder
Series Volume:
4.
Average Rating:
4.5 stars
Description:
Irene Finney and her four adult children have come together to commemorate their late father's life at a beautiful lakeside getaway. However, past secrets and unfinished jealousies ignite when a corpse is found the day after the ceremony with a slew of possible suspects to blame.
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Star rating for The brutal telling
Series Volume:
5.
Average Rating:
4.5 stars
Description:
A stranger is found murdered in the village bistro and antiques store and all clues point to bistro owner Olivier being the killer. Once again, Chief Inspector Gamache and his team are called in to strip back layers of lies, exposing both treasures and rancid secrets long buried--but not forgotten.
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Star rating for Bury your dead
Series Volume:
6.
Average Rating:
4.5 stars
Description:
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, Chief Inspector 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...
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Star rating for A trick of the light
Series Volume:
7.
Average Rating:
4.7 stars
Description:
Investigating a murder at a solo artist's Quebec village home, Chief Inspector Gamache and his team encounter deceptive nuances in the art world that distort every clue they find with tales of duality and broken hearts.
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Star rating for The beautiful mystery
Series Volume:
8.
Average Rating:
4.5 stars
Description:
When a peaceful monastery in Québec is shattered by the murder of their renowned choir director, Chief Inspector Armand Gamache and Jean-Guy Beauvoir of the Sûreté du Québec are challenged to find the killer in a cloistered community that has taken avow of silence.
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Star rating for How the light gets in
Series Volume:
9.
Average Rating:
4.3 stars
Description:

How the Light Gets In is the ninth Chief Inspector Gamache Novel from #1 New York Times bestselling author Louise Penny.

"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

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Star rating for The long way home
Series Volume:
10.
Average Rating:
4.1 stars
Description:

A #1 New York Times Bestseller, Louise Penny's The Long Way Home is 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,"

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Star rating for The nature of the beast
Series Volume:
11.
Average Rating:
4.3 stars
Description:

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 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

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Star rating for A great reckoning
Series Volume:
12.
Average Rating:
4.9 stars
Description:
" When an intricate old map is found stuffed into the walls of the bistro in Three Pines, it at first seems no more than a curiosity. But the closer the villagers look, the stranger it becomes. Given to Armand Gamache as a gift the first day of his new job, the map eventually leads him to shattering secrets. To an old friend and older adversary. It leads the former Chief of Homicide for the SÃreté du Québec to places even he is afraid to go. But...
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Star rating for Glass houses
Series Volume:
13.
Average Rating:
4.7 stars
Description:
"When a mysterious figure appears in Three Pines one cold November day, Armand Gamache and the rest of the villagers are at first curious. Then wary. Through rain and sleet, the figure stands unmoving, staring ahead. From the moment its shadow falls over the village, Gamache, now Chief Superintendent of the Sûreté du Québec, suspects the creature has deep roots and a dark purpose. Yet he does nothing. What can he do? Only watch and wait. And hope...
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Star rating for Kingdom of the blind
Series Volume:
14.
Average Rating:
4.3 stars
Description:
"The new Chief Inspector Gamache novel from the #1 New York Times bestselling author."--
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Star rating for A better man
Series Volume:
15.
Average Rating:
4.1 stars
Description:

"'A Better Man,' with its mix of meteorological suspense, psychological insight and criminal pursuit, is arguably the best book yet in an outstanding, original oeuvre." —Tom Nolan, The Wall Street Journal

"Enchanting... one of his most ennobling missions." —Marilyn Stasio, New York Times Book Review

Catastrophic spring flooding, blistering attacks in the media, and a mysterious disappearance

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Star rating for All the devils are here
Series Volume:
16.
Average Rating:
4.1 stars
Description:
"The 16th novel by #1 bestselling author Louise Penny finds Chief Inspector Armand Gamache of the Surete du Quebec investigating a sinister plot in the City of Light On their first night in Paris, the Gamaches gather as a family for a bistro dinner with Armand's godfather, the billionaire Stephen Horowitz. Walking home together after the meal, they watch in horror as Stephen is knocked down and critically injured in what Gamache knows is no accident,...
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Star rating for The madness of crowds
Series Volume:
17.
Average Rating:
3.8 stars
Description:
"You're a coward." Time and again, as the New Year approaches, that charge is leveled against Armand Gamache. While the residents of the Quebec village of Three Pines take advantage of the deep snow to ski and toboggan, to drink hot chocolate in the bistro and share meals together, the Chief Inspector finds his holiday with his family interrupted by a simple request. He's asked to provide security for what promises to be a non-event. A visiting Professor...
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Star rating for A world of curiosities
Series Volume:
18.
Average Rating:
4.4 stars
Description:
Chief Inspector Gamache investigates after a 150-year-old letter points to the discovery and opening of a bricked-up room in an attic that's filled with curiosities.
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Star rating for The Hangman
Average Rating:
4.8 stars
Description:

On a cold November morning, a jogger runs through the woods in the peaceful Quebec village of Three Pines. On his run, he finds a dead man hanging from a tree. The dead man was a guest at the local Inn and Spa. He might have been looking for peace and quiet, but something else found him. Something horrible. Did the man take his own life? Or was he murdered? Chief Inspector Armand Gamache is called to the crime scene. As Gamache follows the trail

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