The Brutal Telling: A Chief Inspector Gamache Novel (Chief by Louise Penny

By Louise Penny

Chaos is coming, previous son.  With these phrases the peace of 3 Pines is shattered. every person is going to Olivier’s Bistro—including a stranger whose murdered physique is located at the ground. while leader Inspector Gamache is termed to enquire, he's dismayed to find that Olivier’s tale is stuffed with holes. Why are his fingerprints all around the cabin that’s exposed deep within the barren region, with useful antiques and the lifeless man’s blood? And what different secrets and techniques and layers of lies are buried within the probably idyllic village?Gamache follows a path of clues and treasures—from first variants of Charlotte’s net and Jane Eyre to a spiderweb with a notice mysteriously woven in it—into the woods and around the continent, sooner than returning to 3 Pines to confront the reality and the ultimate, brutal telling.

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Why here? He looked quickly over to Olivier who was talking to Inspector Beauvoir and Agent Lacoste. He was calm and contained. But he couldn’t be oblivious of how this appeared. ” She described what happened, up to the moment the police arrived. “Merci,” said Gamache and rose. Myrna took her tea and joined Olivier and Gabri across the room. They stood together in front of the hearth. Everyone in the room knew who the three main suspects were. Everyone, that was, except the three main suspects.

Villages—Québec (Province)—Fiction. 4. Murder—Investigation—Fiction. 5. Québec (Province)—Fiction. I. Title. S. ” And, for Maggie, who finally gave all her heart away. ACKNOWLEDGMENTS Once again, this book is the result of a whole lot of help from a whole lot of people. I want and need to thank Michael, my husband, for reading and rereading the manuscript, and always telling me it was brilliant. Thank you to Lise Page, my assistant, for her tireless and cheery work and great ideas. To Sherise Hobbs and Hope Dellon for their patience and editorial notes.

In the dining room Beauvoir’s voice had risen in volume and tone. “Thank you, David,” said Reine-Marie, taking the dishes. Gamache handed his son-in-law a fresh dish towel and they dried as Reine-Marie washed up. ” “No,” yelled Annie. “I expect you to learn how to apprehend someone without having to maim or kill them. I expect you to genuinely see suspects as just that. Suspects. ” “I think they do,” said Gamache, handing David a plate to dry and taking one himself. “I like their new goalie and I think their forward line has matured.

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