Bury Your Dead

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Little, Brown Book Group, Sep 28, 2010 - Fiction - 352 pages

The multi-award-winning novel from worldwide phenomenon and number one New York Times bestseller Louise Penny, and the sixth book in the Chief Inspector Armand Gamache series

As Quebec City shivers in the grip of winter, its ancient stone walls cracking in the cold, Chief Inspector Armand Gamache plunges into the strangest case of his celebrated career.

A man has been brutally murdered in one of the city's oldest buildings - a library where the English citizens of Quebec safeguard their history. And the death opens a door into the past, exposing a mystery that has lain dormant for centuries . . . a mystery Gamache must solve if he's to catch a present-day killer.

Steeped in luscious atmosphere, brimming with the suspense and wit that have earned Louise Penny a massive global following, BURY YOUR DEAD is an ingenious suspense novel.

'Penny's best book to date . . . A stunner' Stephen Booth

'A cracking storyteller, who can create fascinating characters, a twisty plot and wonderful surprise endings' Ann Cleeves

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Louise Penny presents at least five mysteries in the sixth of the Chief Inspector Gamache series: 1. Who killed Augustin Renaud? 2. Who killed the mysterious "Hermit"? (A man is in jail, but he didn't ... Read full review

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I really like this series and especially listening to it. The focus is on character development--why do people make the choices they do, what causes change, how perceptions are often incorrect. It's satisfying to see the characters unfold through several books. Read full review

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About the author (2010)

Louise Penny is the Number One New York Times bestselling author of the Inspector Gamache series, including Still Life, which won the CWA John Creasey Dagger in 2006. Recipient of virtually every existing award for crime fiction, Louise was also granted The Order of Canada in 2014 and received an honorary doctorate of literature from Carleton University and the Ordre Nationale du Québec in 2017. She lives in a small village south of Montreal.

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