Author(s): Louise Penny
The New York Times Bestseller
It's Easter, and on a glorious spring day in peaceful Three Pines, someone waits for night to fall. They plan to raise the dead...
When Chief Inspector Gamache of the Surete du Quebec arrives the next morning, he faces an unusual crime scene. A séance in an old abandoned house has gone horrifically wrong and someone has been seemingly frightened to death.
In idyllic Three Pines, terrible secrets lie buried, and even Gamache has something to hide. One of his own team is about to betray him. But how far will they go to ensure Gamache's downfall?
The third Chief Inspector Gamache title, reissued by Sphere
Penny's elegant style is deeply satisfying, while Gamache is contemplative even when under pressure, and remains a man you want to spend time with * Metro * Louise Penny's writing is intricate, beautiful and compelling. She is an original voice, a distillation of both PD James and Barbara Vine at their peaks and a worthy successor to both * Peter James * A stirring tale of jealousy and long-awaited revenge * Sunday Telegraph * A delight for all who love crime fiction * Reginald Hill *
Louise Penny is the New York Times-bestselling author of five previous novels. Her books have sold over a million copies worldwide. She recently won the prestigious Anthony Award at Bouchercon 2010.