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Review - THE LONG WAY HOME by Louise Penny

The Long Way Home by Louise Penny

Minotaur Books Mystery (Chief Inspector Gamache series)

Louise Penny took a big chance in this novel, moving a giant step away from her well-known investigational style and into the depths of philosophical and emotional exploration. 392 more words

The Book Breeze

Why I read her books

This is author Louise Penny’s post this morning on FB.

“Michael and I have started to meditate. Not long. About ten minutes a day. We’d done it about ten years ago, but then got out of the habit. 131 more words


Day 610: How the Light Gets In

I didn’t realize I had never reviewed this book, even though I finished it almost exactly a year ago, until I started to post a review of its sequel. 218 more words



I am embracing newness, surrounded by newness:  new words on the page; new lush wool for anticipated, new, knitting projects; new voice messages on the phone providing my laugh of the day;  new life – that of Everly – enjoying her first two wonderful weeks in this, her wonderful, new, world. 142 more words

MEMOIR: Journey Through My 70's.

The Long Way Home ~ Louise Penny. Defying Expectations

Louise Penny has, for some time now, been one of my favourite crime writers.  I was, therefore, very pleased to be given the opportunity to read her most recent novel,  579 more words

Book Reviews

"Still Life: A Chief Inspector Gamache Novel" by Louise Penny

This mystery, part of a series (I don’t know how many books), takes place in Canada, and is highly atmospheric. The plot was overly complex for my taste, but I enjoyed the characters. 174 more words

Louise Penny's Book The Long Way Home and a Lesson on Helping

Louise Penny, a Canadian author of mystery novels set in the Canadian province of Quebec and centered on the work of Chief Inspector Armand Gamache of the Sûreté du Québe, is my current favorite author. 452 more words