Still Life (Chief Inspector Gamache Novels) (Large Print / Hardcover)

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To all mystery lovers... This is the first in a series by the pretigious
award winning Louise Penny. Her story keeps you guessing to the very

Do yourself a favor and escape the holiday madness to an easy chair by
the fire with a cup of tea and this great "who-done-it." Get to know
Inspector Armand Gamache and his team of invetigators as they are called
to the hamlet of Three Pines near Montreal, investigating a very
suspicious death.

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“I've fallen in love with a charming rural village in Canada and with a most delightful man, Chief Inspector Armand Gamache of the Surete du Quebec. Excellent characterization and plotting and a wonderful sense of humor make this a treasure to be savored. Don't miss it!”
— Susan Wasson, Bookworks, Albuquerque, NM


Winner of the New Blood Dagger, Arthur Ellis, Barry, Anthony, and Dilys awards.
Chief Inspector Armand Gamache of the Surete du Quebec and his team of investigators are called in to the scene of a suspicious death in a rural village south of Montreal. Jane Neal, a local fixture in the tiny hamlet of Three Pines, just north of the U.S. border, has been found dead in the woods. The locals are certain it's a tragic hunting accident and nothing more, but Gamache smells something foul in these remote woods, and is soon certain that Jane Neal died at the hands of someone much more sinister than a careless bowhunter.
Still Life" introduces not only an engaging series hero in Inspector Gamache, who commands his forces--and this series--with integrity and quiet courage, but also a winning and talented new writer of traditional mysteries in the person of Louise Penny.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781410448972
ISBN-10: 1410448975
Large Print: Yes
Publisher: Thorndike Press
Publication Date: July 26th, 2012
Pages: 481
Language: English
Series: Chief Inspector Gamache Novels