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

Chief Inspector Armand Gamache of the Surete du Quebec and his team of investigators are called in to the scene of a suspicious death in a rural village south of Montreal. Jane Neal, a local fixture in the tiny hamlet of Three Pines, just north of the U.S. border, has been found dead in the woods. The locals are certain it's a tragic hunting accident and nothing more, but Gamache smells something foul in these remote woods, and is soon certain that Jane Neal died at the hands of someone much more sinister than a careless bowhunter.

Still Life introduces not only an engaging series hero in Inspector Gamache, who commands his forces---and this series---with integrity and quiet courage, but also a winning and talented new writer of traditional mysteries in the person of Louise Penny.

Synopsis:

Chief Inspector Armand Gamache of Canada's Sret du Quebec is called to Three Pines, a tiny hamlet south of Montreal, just north of the U.S. border, to investigate the suspicious hunting "accident" that claimed the life of Jane Neal, a local fixture in the village. A first novel. Reprint.

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Winner oftheNew Blood Dagger,Arthur Ellis,Barry,Anthony, andDilys awards.

Chief Inspector Armand Gamache of the Sreté du Québec and his team of investigators are called in to the scene of a suspicious death in a rural village south of Montréal and yet a world away. Jane Neal, a long-time resident of Three Pines, has been found dead in the woods. The locals are certain it’s a tragic hunting accident and nothing more but Gamache smells something foul this holiday season…and is soon certain that Jane died at the hands of someone much more sinister than a careless bowhunter.

With this award-winning first novel, Louise Penny introduces an engaging hero in Inspector Gamache, who commands his forces—and this series—with power, ingenuity, and charm.

About the Author

LOUISE PENNY won the New Blood Dagger, Arthur Ellis, Barry, Anthony, and Dilys awardsfor her first novel, Still Life, whichwas also named one of five Mystery/Crime Novels of the Decade byDeadly Pleasures. She went on to winthe Agatha Award three years in a row, as well as the AnthonyAward for the Best Crime Novel for The Brutal Telling and a second Dilys Award for Bury Your Dead.A Rule Against Murder, The Brutal Telling, and Bury Your Dead wereall New York Times bestsellers. Louise lives in a small village south of Montreal. Visither on Facebook and at www.louisepenny.com.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781429967235
Subtitle:
A History
Publisher:
St. Martin's Press
Author:
Penny, Louise
Author:
Louise Penny
Subject:
Fiction : Mystery & Detective - Police Procedural
Subject:
Mystery & Detective - General
Subject:
Mystery & Detective - Police Procedural
Subject:
Mystery & Detective - Traditional British
Subject:
Audio Books-Mystery
Subject:
Mystery-A to Z
Subject:
Mystery
Subject:
Detective/Traditional British
Subject:
main_subject
Subject:
all_subjects
Publication Date:
20070501
Binding:
ELECTRONIC
Language:
English
Pages:
336

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Product details 336 pages St. Martin's Press - English 9781429967235 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , Chief Inspector Armand Gamache of Canada's Sret du Quebec is called to Three Pines, a tiny hamlet south of Montreal, just north of the U.S. border, to investigate the suspicious hunting "accident" that claimed the life of Jane Neal, a local fixture in the village. A first novel. Reprint.
"Synopsis" by , Winner oftheNew Blood Dagger,Arthur Ellis,Barry,Anthony, andDilys awards.

Chief Inspector Armand Gamache of the Sreté du Québec and his team of investigators are called in to the scene of a suspicious death in a rural village south of Montréal and yet a world away. Jane Neal, a long-time resident of Three Pines, has been found dead in the woods. The locals are certain it’s a tragic hunting accident and nothing more but Gamache smells something foul this holiday season…and is soon certain that Jane died at the hands of someone much more sinister than a careless bowhunter.

With this award-winning first novel, Louise Penny introduces an engaging hero in Inspector Gamache, who commands his forces—and this series—with power, ingenuity, and charm.

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