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The Cruellest Month

The Cruellest Month

The award-winning third novel from worldwide phenomenon and number one New York Times bestseller Louise Penny

It’s Easter, and on a glorious Spring day in peaceful Three Pines, someone waits for night to fall. They plan to raise the dead . . .

When Chief Inspector Gamache of the Surete du Quebec arrives the next morning, he faces an unusual crime scene. A séance in an old abandoned house has gone horrifically wrong and someone has been seemingly frightened to death.

In indyllic Three Pines, terrible secrets lie buried, and even Gamache has something to hide. One of his own team is about to betray him. But how far will they go to ensure Gamache’s downfall?

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

‘Louise Penny’s Chief Inspector Armand Gamache series gets better with each book’ Globe and Mail

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Genre: The Americas / North America / Canada / Quebec

On Sale: 7th April 2011

Price: £8.99

ISBN-13: 9780748129645

Reviews

A delight for all who love crime fiction
Reginald Hill
A stirring tale of jealousy and long-awaited revenge
Sunday Telegraph
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
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