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The cruelest month: a Chief Inspector Gamache novel

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St. Martin's Press,
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1st U.S. ed.

"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 villa≥ 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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lastUpdate 2018-04-22 04:18:14AM

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series Three Pines mystery
series_with_volume Three Pines mystery
subject_facet Detective and mystery fiction, Easter stories, Gamache, Armand (Fictitious character) -- Fiction, Mystery fiction, Police -- Québec (Province) -- Fiction, Québec (Province) -- Fiction, Seances -- Fiction, Traitors -- Fiction, Villages -- Québec (Province) -- Fiction
title_display The cruelest month : a Chief Inspector Gamache novel
title_full The cruelest month : a Chief Inspector Gamache novel / Louise Penny
title_short The cruelest month :
title_sub a Chief Inspector Gamache novel
topic_facet Easter stories, Gamache, Armand (Fictitious character), Police, Seances, Traitors, Villages