The cruelest month: A Chief Inspector Gamache Novel

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“Many mystery buffs have credited Louise Penny with the revival of the type of traditional murder mystery made famous by Agatha Christie. . . . The book’s title is a metaphor not only for the month of April but also for Gamache’s personal and professional challenges---making this the series standout so far.”
--Sarah Weinman

Welcome to Three Pines, where the cruelest month is about to deliver on its threat.
It’s spring in the tiny, forgotten village; buds are on the trees and the first flowers are struggling through the newly thawed earth. But not everything is meant to return to life. . .
When some villagers decide to celebrate Easter with a séance at the Old Hadley House, they are hoping to rid the town of its evil---until one of their party dies of fright. Was this a natural death, or was the victim somehow helped along?
Brilliant, compassionate Chief Inspector Armand Gamache of the Sûreté du Québec is called to investigate, in a case that will force him to face his own ghosts as well as those of a seemingly idyllic town where relationships are far more dangerous than they seem.

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"Many mystery buffs have credited Louise Penny with the revival of the type of traditional murder mystery made famous by Agatha Christie. . . . The book's title is a metaphor not only for the month of April but also for Gamache's personal and professional challenges—-making this the series standout so far."


—Sarah Weinman



Welcome to Three Pines, where the cruelest month is about to deliver on its threat.


It's spring in the tiny, forgotten village; buds are on the trees and the first flowers are struggling through the newly thawed earth. But not everything is meant to return to life. . .


When some villagers decide to celebrate Easter with a séance at the Old Hadley House, they are hoping to rid the town of its evil—-until one of their party dies of fright. Was this a natural death, or was the victim somehow helped along?


Brilliant, compassionate Chief Inspector Armand Gamache of the Sûreté du Québec is called to investigate, in a case that will force him to face his own ghosts as well as those of a seemingly idyllic town where relationships are far more dangerous than they seem.



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seriesChief Inspector Armand Gamache
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Three Pines mystery
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Easter stories
Electronic books
Gamache, Armand (Fictitious character)
Gamache, Armand (Fictitious character) -- Fiction
International Mystery & Crime -- Mystery & Detective
Mystery fiction
Police -- Québec (Province) -- Fiction
Police -- Québec (Province) -- Fiction
Québec (Province) -- Fiction
Québec (Province) -- Fiction
Seances -- Fiction
Traditional -- Mystery & Detective
Traitors -- Fiction
Villages -- Québec (Province) -- Fiction
Villages -- Québec (Province) -- Fiction
title_displayThe cruelest month : a Chief Inspector Gamache novel
title_fullThe Cruelest Month
The Cruelest Month A Chief Inspector Gamache Novel [electronic resource] Penny, Louise.
The cruelest month : a Chief Inspector Gamache novel / Louise Penny
The cruelest month : a Chief Inspector Gamache novel [electronic resource] / Louise Penny
The cruelest month [CD sound recording] / by Louise Penny
title_shortThe cruelest month
title_subA Chief Inspector Gamache Novel
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Fiction
Gamache, Armand (Fictitious character)
International Mystery & Crime
Mystery
Police
Seances
Traditional
Traitors
Villages