Kingdom of the Blind
A Chief Inspector Gamache Mystery, Book 14
By Louise Penny
The new ingenious crime thriller featuring Chief Inspector Armand Gamache, from number one New York Times bestselling author Louise Penny
The entrancing new crime thriller featuring Chief Inspector Armand Gamache, from number one New York Times bestselling author Louise Penny
When Armand Gamache receives a letter inviting him to an abandoned farmhouse outside of Three Pines, the former head of the Sûreté du Québec discovers that a complete stranger has named him as an executor of her will.
Armand never knew the elderly woman, and the bequests are so wildly unlikely that he suspects the woman must have been delusional - until a body is found, and the terms of the bizarre will suddenly seem far more menacing.
But it isn't the only menace Gamache is facing. The investigation into the events that led to his suspension has dragged on, and Armand is taking increasingly desperate measures to rectify previous actions. As he does, Armand Gamache begins to see his own blind spots - and the terrible things hiding there.
Praise for the award-winning Chief Inspector Armand Gamache series:
'She is in the first rank of crime writers in the world' Globe & Mail
'One of the most interesting detectives in crime fiction' The Times
'Fascinating characters, a twisty plot and wonderful surprise endings' Ann Cleeves
'Wonderfully satisfying' Kate Mosse
Louise Penny is the Number One New York Times bestselling author of the Inspector Gamache series, including Still Life, which won the CWA John Creasey Dagger in 2006. Recipient of virtually every existing award for crime fiction, Louise was also granted The Order of Canada in 2014 and received an honorary doctorate of literature from Carleton University and the Ordre Nationale du Québec in 2017. She lives in a small village south of Montreal.
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27 Nov 2018
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No one does atmospheric quite like Louise Penny. Kingdom of the Blind tackles some tough contemporary issues whilst retaining the timeless small-town charm of Three Pines. A wonderful addition to a fantastic series — Elly Griffiths