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A Great Reckoning

A Great Reckoning

Winner of the the Barry, Macavity, & Anthony Awards for Best Novel 2017
Winner of the Agatha Award for Best Contemporary Crime Novel 2016
A Goodreads Best Mystery & Thriller of 2016 finalist

Former Chief Inspector Gamache has been hunting killers his entire career and as the new commander of the Sûreté Academy, he is given the chance to combat the corruption and brutality that has been rife throughout the force. But when a former colleague and professor of the Sûreté Academy is found murdered, with a mysterious map of Three Pines in his possession, Gamache has an even tougher task ahead of him.

When suspicion turns to Gamache himself, and his possible involvement in the crime, the frantic search for answers takes the investigation to the village of Three Pines, where a series of shattering secrets are poised to be revealed . . .

Ingenious, gripping, and powerful, A Great Reckoning is the twelfth spellbinding novel in the Chief Inspector Gamache series from number one bestseller, Louise Penny. Evocative and atmospheric, this magnificent work of crime fiction will stay with you long after you turn the final page.
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Genre: Fiction & Related Items / Thriller / Suspense

On Sale: 30th August 2016

Price: £8.99

ISBN-13: 9781405529471

Reviews

Chilling . . . Penny's skillful pacing and idiosyncratic characters only add to the suspense
Real Simple
Her work is rich with luminous prose, complex but uncluttered plots, and profound compassion
Seattle Times
Penny's elliptical style works brilliantly in a novel that combines modern-day police corruption with century-old tragedy
Sunday Times
Brimming with atmosphere and steeped in soul-searching . . . Penny combines clever plotting with beautifully evocative descriptions
Daily Express
Deep and grand and altogether extraordinary . . . Miraculous.
Washington Post
Artful . . . Powerful . . . Magical
New York Times Book Review
A compelling mystery and a rich human drama in which no character is either entirely good or evil, and each is capable of inspiring empathy.
Booklist (starred)
Riveting . . . with characters of incredible depth who only add to the strength of the plot.
Library Journal
An exhilarating whodunit
People