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A Fatal Grace, by Louise Penny--Or, Believing 6 Impossible Things Before Breakfast

I have been reading a series of detective novels set in a charming village in Canada, where the people eat fabulous food, live together in loving company, celebrate the seasons with art and verve, and are constantly opening yet another bottle of excellent wine. 315 more words

Louise Penny

We Can Discover the Wonders of Nature*

If you’ve read novels featuring Agatha Christie’s Miss Marple, you’ll know that she’s very fond of her garden. Admittedly, she likes the opportunity that gardening gives her to – erm – observe others. 964 more words

Agatha Christie

What I'm Reading | The Gamache Series

Today I’m sharing my latest addiction: the Chief Inspector Gamache series by Louise Penny. 517 more words


A Fatal Grace by Louise Penny (#2 Armand Gamache)

A Fatal Grace by Louise Penny

Published: 2007

A Fatal Grace by Louise Penny is the 2nd in the Armand Gamache mystery novels.

We are returning to Three Pines, where the very unlikable (and sadistic) CC de Poitiers, a wife and mother, is murdered during the annual curling tournament and fundraiser.   346 more words


Making Mischief Used to Make My Day*

‘I didn’t mean any real harm.’ ‘We were only having a bit of fun.’ I’m sure you’ve heard things like this when people make mischief. And sometimes mischief is really just that: a relatively harmless prank that’s no more than annoying. 966 more words

Agatha Christie

Bury Your Dead

Bury Your Dead is one of Louise Penny’s best Chief Inspector Gamache mysteries. It resolved a wrongful conviction from The Brutal Telling, tells some history of Quebec City’s founding, a current murder in the small community of English speakers that remain in Quebec City, and the results of a police raid that left the Chief Inspector as well as Inspector Beauvoir are seriously injured. 31 more words


A Great Reckoning by Louise Penny #crimefiction

Louise Penny has for a few years now been one of my favourite crime writers with her series featuring Chief Inspector Armand Gamache, Head of Homicide at the Sûreté du Québec.   862 more words

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