A Great Reckoning (Chief Inspector Gamache Series #12) (Turtleback School & Library Binding Edition)

A Great Reckoning (Chief Inspector Gamache Series #12) (Turtleback School & Library Binding Edition)

by Louise Penny

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Overview

On the first day of his new job, Armand Gamache is given the gift of an intricate old map that was stuffed in the walls of the bistro of Three Pines.the Qu.bec village he now calls home. The map eventually leads him to shattering secrets, and an old friend and older adversary. It leads the former Chief of Homicide to places even he is afraid to go. But must. There he finds four young cadets in the police academy, and a dead professor. And, with the body, a copy of the old, odd map. Everywhere Gamache turns, he sees one of the cadets.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780606400374
Publisher: Turtleback Books
Publication date: 05/23/2017
Series: Chief Inspector Gamache Series , #12
Edition description: THIS EDITION IS INTENDED FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY
Pages: 592
Product dimensions: 3.90(w) x 7.40(h) x 1.50(d)

About the Author

Louise Penny (b. 1958) is a Canadian mystery author famous for her series of novels centered around Chief Inspector Armand Gamache of Quebec. Since 2005 Penny has published over a dozen Armand Gamache books, many of them winning such prestigious awards as the New Blood Dagger, Arthur Ellis, Barry, Anthony, Dilys, Agatha, and Nero Awards. In 2013, her first book was made into a movie which aired on Canadian Television. Penny lives in a small village south of Montreal.

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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I read this all the way through in a weekend, and I thoroughly enjoyed it . I've read this entire series. In fact, I've read most of the books twice. Louise Penny writes beautifully; her characters and settings are extraordinary. I can hardly wait to read the next Inspector Gamache episode !
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
One of Louise Penny's best! Every character and scene held my attention and drew me into the plot. The subplot with the map, and how the map is woven into the main plot, is so beautifully crafted. The power of love and kindness and community in good and hard times shines through. Highly revommended.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I wish these people were my friends. I hope I have the good fortune to visit with them again.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I couldn't put it down. Gamache and the residents of Three Pines are real and complex. Thank you.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Louise Penny is an artist and one of my favorite writers. Her books keep getting better and better. I love the village of Three Pines and the characters!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Each book gets better and better than the last until you reach a truly wonderful read!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I stumbled upon this series when I was wandering through the mystery section of the store. I was hooked from the 1st book. The writing is beautiful. It is many things: intelligent, witty, poignant, humorous, and, sometimes, heartbreaking. The characters feel like real people. The descriptions of the scenery are so vivid, you feel as though you are there seeing it for yourself. The books are well paced. The stories are gripping. You could read and enjoy this book without having read her previous Gamache books. However, you will be cheating yourself out of the full reading pleasure possible if you do.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Just a wonderful book.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Mystery and depth
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This was an amazing novel written by a very talented author. It started as a recommendation from a friend to read Still Life and I've stuck with it since.
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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This was her best yet! I hated to put it down!!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Louise Penny's Three Pines series have always been worth reading but not every one was a complete success. This one certainly is without disappointment. Her characters shine, Penny keeps us guessing, the resolution and conclusion satisfy.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Another wonderful book from Louise Penny
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Excellent!
Anonymous 11 days ago
great book again!!
Anonymous 4 months ago
Delightful characters and richness in their lives....and page turning suspense.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Could Armaud Gamache have killed a former foe in the Surete Police force? Armaud has taken on the task of heading the police academy where things are not going well.How will this murder and a group of chosen police cadets have have in common with the murdered man. This mystery has all the twists and turns of a Penny mystery. There is also another underlining story about the discovery of an old map that might that might have connections to the murder. Enjoy!
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Michelle_Palmer More than 1 year ago
AMAZING book!!! I am annoyed that I waited so long to read this book. I have had it on my shelf since the ARC came out. The most amazing set of characters since the Flavia de Luce books. The plotting is extremely well paced and the settings made me feel like I was in Canada. I will be getting the rest of the series and reading them as soon as possible and I suggest others do the same.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Louise Penny does it again. Could hardly put the book down. Highly recommend.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
The best current writer working today!!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I fell into this series and gobbled up 3 in a row. I love the characters, their passion, frailty, their humanness. I love 3 Pines. If I could find it on a map I’d live there
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Closure on so many fronts, and still not contrived.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Another wonderful book by Louise Penny. Well written and heartfelt