Posts tagged Chief Inspector Gamache

Book Review: “Still Life” by Louise Penny

This was the author’s first book, published in 2005.  As with many mysteries, it begins with a dead body.  Jane Neal is found dead in the woods near the village of Three Pines in Canada.  The Surete du Quebec is called and sends Chief Inspector Armand Gamache and his team to investigate.  They surmise that […]


Book Review: “The Beautiful Mystery” by Louise Penny

I’ve become quite a fan of this author.  This book was published in 2012 and is another in the Chief Inspector Gamache series.  It isn’t necessary to read them in sequence; I started with her most recent books and have been working my way backwards. This story takes place in a remote monastery in Quebec […]


Book Review: “The Nature of the Beast” by Louise Penny

This book was published in 2015 and is another novel in the Chief Inspector Gamache series.  The author uses the same setting and characters to present a new mystery to the reader.  The setting is a small town in Quebec called Three Pines.  It’s so small it doesn’t appear on any maps or on GPS.  Chief Inspector Gamache and his wife, Reine-Marie, […]


Book Review: “A Rule Against Murder” by Louise Penny

This book was published in 2008 and is another in the Chief Inspector Gamache series. The mystery part of this novel takes a long time in developing.  The book was nearly halfway over before there was a dead body.  The author takes considerable time in developing the relationship or lack thereof within the Finney/Morrow family.  It’s […]