Chief Inspector Armand Gamache has taken readers along for the ride for 16 bestselling and award-winning adventures.
In this 17th spellbinding novel, Gamache returns to Three Pines as the New Year approaches, but his family holiday is interrupted by what seems to be a simple request.
“Seamlessly integrating debates about scientific experimentation and morality into a fair-play puzzle, Penny excels at placing her characters in challenging ethical quandaries. This author just goes from strength to strength.”–Publishers Weekly, starred review
“The mystery will keep readers absorbed until the end and might make them realize how this unprecedented pandemic has changed the world. Highly recommended for public libraries.”–Library Journal, starred review
“Always a master plotter, Penny brilliantly combines this main story line with a profusion of subplots that bring together multiple interconnected themes, all raising thought-provoking questions about ethics and human relationships in a post-COVID world.”–Booklist, starred review
THE MADNESS OF CROWDS by Louise Penny; 9781250145260; available now.