How the Light Gets In

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Audio (15.02 hours)
Product Number: Z100125268
Released: Jun 02, 2017
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781427233028
Narrator/s: Ralph Cosham
Publisher: Macmillan Audio
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The ninth book in Louise Penny's New York Times bestselling, critically acclaimed series featuring Chief Inspector Armand Gamache. "There is a crack in everything. That's how the light gets in." —Leonard Cohen Christmas is approaching, and in QuEbec it's a time of dazzling snowfalls, bright lights, and gatherings with friends in front of blazing hearths. But shadows are falling on the usually festive season for Chief Inspector Armand Gamache. Most of his best agents have left the Homicide Department, his old friend and lieutenant Jean-Guy Beauvoir hasn't spoken to him in months, and hostile forces are lining up against him. When Gamache receives a message from Myrna Landers that a longtime friend has failed to arrive for Christmas in the village of Three Pines, he welcomes the chance to get away from the city. Mystified by Myrna's reluctance to reveal her friend's name, Gamache soon discovers the missing woman was once one of the most famous people not just in North America, but in the world, and now goes unrecognized by virtually everyone except the mad, brilliant poet Ruth Zardo. As events come to a head, Gamache is drawn ever deeper into the world of Three Pines. Increasingly, he is not only investigating the disappearance of Myrna's friend but also seeking a safe place for himself and his still-loyal colleagues. Is there peace to be found even in Three Pines, and at what cost to Gamache and the people he holds dear? One of Publishers Weekly's Best Mystery/Thriller Books of 2013 One of The Washington Post's Top 10 Books of the Year An NPR Best Book of 2013

Author(s): Louise Penny
Series: Chief Inspector Gamache Series No: 9
Original Publish Date: Aug 27, 2013

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Author(s): Louise Penny
Narrator(s): Ralph Cosham
Genre: Mystery
Product Number DD5352
Released: Aug 27, 2013
Business Term: Purchase
Publisher: Macmillan Audio
ISBN: #9781427233011
Author(s): Louise Penny
Product Number EB00529203
Released: Aug 22, 2014
Business Term: 52 Circ / 730 Day
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
ISBN: #9781466834705

Professional reviews

"Louise Penny's Three Pines mysteries are eminently satisfying due to their imaginative variety. The stories include scenes of Montreal sophistication and gritty crime contrasted with the idyllic setting of Three Pines. There's also literary appeal, quirky humor, and--let's not forget--murder. Here Ralph Cosham infuses his performance of French-Canadian Inspector Gamache with his usual warmth. Cosham ably captures Gamache's controlled musings and infinite patience, and he gives the policeman a signature style: a subtle additional syllable each time the contemplative detective begins to speak. Gamache is drawn deeply into the past as he seeks safe harbor from menacing adversaries while investigating a murder in Montreal that has ties to Three Pines. A.W. Winner of AudioFile Earphones Award (c) AudioFile 2013, Portland, Maine"

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