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A Great Reckoning

I love Louise Penny. I think her characters have a sophistication and wit that I love reading. In A Great Reckoning, Gamache, no longer Chief Inspector, takes on the Surete Academy with the hopes of ridding it of the bad apples that had been graduating rotten officers for the last several years. 122 more words


Still Life: A New Favorite Mystery Author

Every genre is it’s own specific art form. Fantasy and science fiction require a great deal of world creation that may include changing or modifying the very laws of nature. 739 more words


Thank You, Nightstand Book Reviews

When I was eight, my grandmother gave me two Nancy Drew mysteries for Christmas: The Secret in the Old Clock and The Clue of the Tapping Heels… 365 more words

Bury Your Dead by Louise Penny (#6 Armand Gamache)

Bury Your Dead by Louise Penny

Published: 2010

Bury Your Dead by Louise Penny is the 6th in the Armand Gamache  (Three Pines) Mystery Series. … 676 more words

Book Review

Friday Finds 6

Pierre Gouthière: Virtuoso Gilder at the French Court – This exhibit of stunning gilt porcelain is at New York’s Frick Collection until February 19, 2017. Gouthière (1732–1813) worked for Louis XV and Louis XVI as a master ciseleur–doreur (chaser-gilder). 344 more words


Bookends: Penny outdoes Christie in this mystery

Bookends: Penny outdoes Christie in this mystery

By Dan Davidson

May 8, 2016

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Bury Your Dead

By Louise Penny


371 pages… 710 more words


A Great Reckoning by Louise Penny

Only Louise Penny (or Armand Gamache) could correlate the death of a Surete Academy professor in Montreal with a map drawn during the first world war that was found in the walls of Gavri and Olivier’s bistro in Three Pines. 324 more words