Author Spotlight: Louise Penny (9/1/20)

LibraryReads Hall of Famer and New York Times bestselling author Louise Penny is back with the next adventure of everyone’s favorite Chief Inspector Armand Gamache.

This time, Gamache finds himself in a Paris filled with family secrets and gruesome discoveries.

ALL THE DEVILS ARE HERE

4 starred reviews!

“The strengths of this latest procedural from the inimitable Penny will attract her longtime fans and also draw in new admirers. A deft touch with plotting, sensitive characterization, and the author’s warmth and humanity make this a must-have mystery, especially for collections owning the rest of series.”–Library Journal, starred review

“The setting of Penny’s sixteenth Armand Gamache novel moves from Three Pines in Quebec to Paris, where Gamache and his wife, Reine-Marie, await the birth of daughter Annie’s second child…This celebration of the First Family of crime fiction will be treasured by Penny’s ever-growing legion of readers.”–Booklist, starred review

“Penny’s nuanced exploration of the human spirit continues to distinguish this brilliant series.”–Publishers Weekly, starred review

“If you’re new to Penny’s world, this would be a great place to jump in. Then go back and start the series from the beginning.”–Kirkus Reviews, starred review

And don’t miss the rest of Louise Penny’s Chief Inspector Gamache series.

A BETTER MAN

3 starred reviews!

“With an uncompromising eye, Penny explores the depths of human emotion, both horrifying and sublime. Her love for her characters and for the mystical village of Three Pines is apparent on every page.”–Publishers Weekly, starred review

“Highly recommended for lovers of psychological, character-driven mysteries.”–Library Journal, starred review

“There are multiple stories, often contradictory, to be found in the many-tentacled web of human tragedy and suffering that Gamache teases to the surface in this moving exploration of ties that both bind and destroy.”–Booklist, starred review

KINGDOM OF THE BLIND

2 starred reviews and an Indie Next pick!

“Few mystery writers intertwine the personal lives of their characters with the crimes being investigated more skillfully than Penny does, and she is at her best here, as several key players face turning points in their lives, suggesting that if the past can strangle the present, it can also help clear the way for the future.”–Booklist, starred review

“Well-known characters return and new faces add richness to a narrative that will keep readers intrigued until the last page.”–Library Journal, starred review

GLASS HOUSES
A GREAT RECKONING
THE NATURE OF THE BEAST
THE LONG WAY HOME
HOW THE LIGHT GETS IN
THE BEAUTIFUL MYSTERY
A TRICK OF THE LIGHT
BURY YOUR DEAD
THE BRUTAL TELLING
A RULE AGAINST MURDER
THE CRUELEST MONTH
A FATAL GRACE
STILL LIFE

ALL THE DEVILS ARE HERE by Louise Penny; 9781250145239; available now.
A BETTER MAN by Louise Penny; 9781250262950; available now.
KINGDOM OF THE BLIND by Louise Penny; 9781250210739; available now.

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