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A Rule Against Murder

A Rule Against Murder

Previously published as The Murder Stone

The acclaimed fourth novel in the bestselling Chief Inspector Gamache series, by international phenomenon and number one New York Times bestseller Louise Penny.

It’s the height of summer, and the wealthy Finney family have gathered at the Manoir Bellechasse to pay tribute to their late father. But as the temperature rises, old secrets and bitter rivalries begin to surface. When the heat wave boils over into a mighty storm, a dead body is left in its wake.

Chief Inspector Gamache, a guest at the Bellechasse, finds himself with a building full of suspects. With the hotel locked down, the murderer is trapped. But a cornered predator is always the most dangerous of all…

A cracking storyteller, who can create fascinating characters, a twisty plot and wonderful surprise endings’ Ann Cleeves

‘Impossible to put down’ Globe and Mail
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Genre: Fiction & Related Items / Crime & Mystery

On Sale: 7th April 2011

Price: £8.99

ISBN-13: 9780748129652

Reviews

Louise Penny's writing is intricate, beautiful and compelling. She is an original voice, a distillation of both PD James and Barbara Vine at their peaks and a worthy successor to both
Peter James
Full of twists and turns . . . Wonderfully satisfying
Kate Mosse on How the Light Gets In
Penny's elegant style is deeply satisfying, while Gamache is contemplative even when under pressure, and remains a man you want to spend time with
Metro
Impossible to put down
Globe and Mail