How the Light Gets In: A Chief Inspector Gamache Novel

by Louise Penny

St. Martin's Press | August 27, 2013 | Kobo Edition (eBook)

How the Light Gets In: A Chief Inspector Gamache Novel is rated 5 out of 5 by 2.

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 Québec 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

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Published: August 27, 2013

Publisher: St. Martin's Press

Language: English

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ISBN - 10: 1466834706

ISBN - 13: 9781466834705

Found in: Mystery and Suspense

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from This series keeps getting better and better This is the follow-up to The beautiful Mystery, and it does not disappoint. I read this around Christmas time and that is the same time the books is set in, as well as being winter in 3 pines. We continue to learn more about these 2 great detectives Gamache and Beauvoir. The book surrounds a mystery of a woman who has disappeared, as well as more goings on in the homicide department with old rivals creating more obstacles for inspector gamache. The book flows so easily and it's so absorbing it gets a major 2 thumbs up from me. Can't wait to read the,next in the series.
Date published: 2015-01-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Gripping Mystery This is Penny's best yet. The usual cast of characters struggles to find the answer to yet another murder. Weaving together a story reflective of the Dionne Quints and political corruption, the plot twists will keep you guessing to the very end. Penny's characters are as engaging as the plot and as rich as the winter-wonderland of Eastern Townships Quebec. Laugh, cry and hold on tight to through the latest Inspector Gamache mystery.
Date published: 2014-09-22

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How the Light Gets In: A Chief Inspector Gamache Novel

by Louise Penny

Format: Kobo Edition (eBook)

Published: August 27, 2013

Publisher: St. Martin's Press

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 1466834706

ISBN - 13: 9781466834705

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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 Québec 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