How the Light Gets In (Hardcover)

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    LOUISE PENNY is the #1 New York Times and Globe and Mail bestselling author of ten Chief Inspector Armand Gamache novels. She has won numerous awards, including a CWA Dagger and the Agatha Award (five times) and was a finalist for the Edgar Award for Best Novel. She lives in a small village south of Montreal.

    The #1 New York Times Bestseller

    “There is a crack in everything. That’s how the light gets in.” —Leonard Cohen

    Christmas is approaching, and in Quebec it’s a time of dazzling snowfalls, bright lights, and gatherings with friends in front of blazing hearths. But shadows are falling on the usually festive season for Chief Inspector Armand Gamache. Most of his best agents have left the Homicide Department, his old friend and lieutenant Jean-Guy Beauvoir hasn’t spoken to him in months, and hostile forces are lining up against him. When Gamache receives a message from Myrna Landers that a longtime friend has failed to arrive for Christmas in the village of Three Pines, he welcomes the chance to get away from the city. Mystified by Myrna's reluctance to reveal her friend's name, Gamache soon discovers the missing woman was once one of the most famous people not just in North America, but in the world, and now goes unrecognized by virtually everyone except the mad, brilliant poet Ruth Zardo.

    As events come to a head, Gamache is drawn ever deeper into the world of Three Pines. Increasingly, he is not only investigating the disappearance of Myrna’s friend but also seeking a safe place for himself and his still-loyal colleagues. Is there peace to be found even in Three Pines, and at what cost to Gamache and the people he holds dear?

    How the Light Gets In is the ninth Chief Inspector Gamache Novel from Louise Penny.

    One of Publishers Weekly's Best Mystery/Thriller Books of 2013

    One of The Washington Post's Top 10 Books of the Year

    An NPR Best Book of 2013


    ISBN 9780312655471
    Genre FICTION / Mystery & Detective / Traditional British
    Format Hardcover
    Pages 405
    Publisher Date 2013-08-27 00:00:00.0
    Publisher Minotaur Books
    Copyright Year 2013
    Height 9.5 in
    Wdth 6.5 in
    Thickness 1.5 in
    Unit weight 1.36 lb
    Language English
    Series Name Chief Inspector Gamache
    Audience General/trade
    Authors Penny, Louise
    Country of Origin United States

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