The Super Fun Kids' Graphic Novel Sale

Special Offers see all

Enter to WIN a $100 Credit

Subscribe to
for a chance to win.
Privacy Policy

Visit our stores

    Recently Viewed clear list

    Contributors | September 15, 2015

    Mary Karr: IMG Memoir Tutorials with Mary Karr, Lena Dunham, and Gary Shteyngart

    Editor's note: It's been 20 years since the groundbreaking memoir The Liars' Club sent Mary Karr into the literary spotlight with its phenomenal... Continue »
    1. $17.49 Sale Hardcover add to wish list

      The Art of Memoir

      Mary Karr 9780062223067


A Fatal Grace (Chief Inspector Gamache Novels)


A Fatal Grace (Chief Inspector Gamache Novels) Cover


Synopses & Reviews

Publisher Comments:

CC de Poitiers managed to alienate everyone in the hamlet of Three Pines, right up to the moment she died. When Chief Inspector Armand Gamache begins his investigation, it seems like an impossible murder: CC was electrocuted on a frozen lake, in front of the entire town, during the annual curling tournament. With compassion and courage, Gamache digs beneath the idyllic surface of village life to find long buried secrets, while his own enemies threaten to bring something even more chilling than the bitter winter winds to Three Pines. 

About the Author

LOUISE PENNY\'s first novel, STILL LIFE, won the New Blood Dagger, Arthur Ellis, Barry, Anthony, and Dilys awards. She went on to become the first writer ever to win the Agatha Award for Best Novel three straight years in a row for A FATAL GRACE, THE CRUELEST MONTH, and A BRUTAL TELLING. A RULE AGAINST MURDER was a New York Times bestseller and one of Booklists Top 10 Crime Novels, as was THE BRUTAL TELLING. Louise lives in a small village south of Montreal.

What Our Readers Are Saying

Add a comment for a chance to win!
Average customer rating based on 1 comment:

The Book Goddess, March 12, 2013 (view all comments by The Book Goddess)

Another intelligent, beautifully written mystery by Louise Penny. I am so glad that I stumbled across this series with Armand Gamache. These books remind me so much of the Agatha Christie novels that got be hooked on well-written mysteries. Rather than focus on the gore of the crime, the stories focus on the nature of people and their secrets. It also focuses on the good in people (the non-killers, of course). There is also a continuity to this series, which feels like you are stepping in and out of lives that continue, long after you have finished the book. I started reading this series out of order and am going back and trying to read in the proper order. I cannot wait to get my hands on the next book.
Was this comment helpful? | Yes | No

Product Details

Penny, Louise
Minotaur Books
Mystery & Detective - General
Mystery-A to Z
Mystery & Detective - Traditional British
Edition Description:
Trade Paperback
Chief Inspector Gamache Novel
Series Volume:
No. 2 of 6
Publication Date:
Grade Level:
8.25 x 5.50 in

Other books you might like

  1. The Sweetness at the Bottom of the...
    Used Trade Paper $7.50
  2. The Blue Sweater: Bridging the Gap...
    Used Trade Paper $9.95

Related Subjects

Featured Titles » General
Fiction and Poetry » Literature » A to Z
Fiction and Poetry » Mystery » A to Z
Fiction and Poetry » Mystery » Endcap
Fiction and Poetry » Mystery » Sale Books

A Fatal Grace (Chief Inspector Gamache Novels) New Trade Paper
0 stars - 0 reviews
$15.99 In Stock
Product details 320 pages Minotaur Books - English 9780312541163 Reviews:
  • back to top


Powell's City of Books is an independent bookstore in Portland, Oregon, that fills a whole city block with more than a million new, used, and out of print books. Shop those shelves — plus literally millions more books, DVDs, and gifts — here at