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What is the order of Louise Penny novels?

By: Damian KellyUpdated: December 15, 2020


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Louise Penny Armand Gamache Books In Order
  • Still Life (Chief Inspector Armand Gamache #1), 2006.
  • A Fatal Grace (Chief Inspector Armand Gamache #2), 2006.
  • The Cruellest Month (Chief Inspector Armand Gamache #3), 2007.
  • A Rule Against Murder (Chief Inspector Armand Gamache #4), 2008.

Likewise, who reads the Louise Penny books?

Louise Penny was fortunate to uncover Robert Bathurst to read her superior Inspector Gamache mysteries, but he is not the only one to have voiced the calm, brilliant and wryly amused Canadian police officer who solves quirky crimes in the alluring village of Three Pines.

Also Know, do you need to read Louise Penny books in order?

Louise Penny Author - Official site. Is it important to read the books in order? Well, it's not essential. Each book is written to be self-standing, and most newcomers to the series have no difficulty picking up on issues that are explored in more depth in past books.

How many Gamache novels are there?

15 books

Do you need to read Armand Gamache books in order?

The character development, though, gets deeper and deeper across the series. The short answer? It's not necessary to read previous books - but it is recommended.


Is Louise Penny writing another book?

Louise Penny Author - Official site. I'm so glad you've discovered Three Pines and the Armand Gamache books. I hope you're enjoying reading them as much as I love writing them. The next novel, ALL THE DEVILS ARE HERE, will be published on September 1st!

What is Louise Penny's last book?

Publication Order of Inspector Gamache Books
Still Life (2005) Hardcover Paperback Kindle
A Great Reckoning (2016) Hardcover Paperback Kindle
Glass Houses (2017) Hardcover Paperback Kindle
Kingdom of the Blind (2018) Hardcover Paperback Kindle
A Better Man (2019) Hardcover Paperback Kindle

Where should I start with Louise Penny?

From fresh readers to seasoned vets, here are eight essential Louise Penny books to jumpstart your obsession.
  • Still Life. By Louise Penny.
  • A Great Reckoning. By Louise Penny.
  • A Fatal Grace. By Louise Penny.
  • How the Light Gets In. By Louise Penny.
  • The Beautiful Mystery.
  • The Long Way Home.
  • Bury Your Dead.
  • A Rule Against Murder.

What to read if you like Louise Penny?

If you like Louise Penny
  • Garden of Lamentations. by Crombie, Deborah.
  • In This Grave Hour. A Novel.
  • The Last Chance Olive Ranch. by Albert, Susan Wittig.
  • The Mystery of the Blue Train. A Hercule Poirot Mystery.
  • No Shred of Evidence. An Inspector Ian Rutledge Mystery.
  • The Outcast Dead. by Griffiths, Elly.
  • Sing A Worried Song.
  • Watching the Dark.

What was the first Louise Penny book?

Chief Inspector Armand Gamache
Cover art for Still Life, the first book in the Chief Inspector Armand Gamache book series.
Author Louise Penny
Language English
Genre Mystery
Publisher Minotaur Books

What is the second book in the Louise Penny series?


What book comes after the cruelest month?

Still Life, A Fatal Grace/Dead Cold (same book, different title), The Cruelest Month, A Rule Against Murder/The Murder Stone (same book, different title), The Brutal Telling, Bury Your Dead, A Trick of the Light, The Beautiful Mystery, How the Light Gets In, The Long Way Home, The Nature of the Beast, A Great Reckoning

What happens to Jean Guy Beauvoir?

After an enormous shakeup of almost the entire Surete, he is back to his old job as head of homicide. That is, once his protege and son-in-law Jean-Guy Beauvoir resigns to move to Paris with his wife and son. But for this last case, Beauvoir is still in charge.

What book comes after a trick of the light?

Bury Your Dead: A Chief Inspector Gamache Novel (A Chief Inspector… A Trick of the Light: A Chief Inspector Gamache Novel (A Chief Inspector… The Beautiful Mystery: A Chief Inspector Gamache Novel (A Chief Inspector… The Cruelest Month: A Chief Inspector Gamache Novel (A Chief Inspector…

What is the third Louise Penny book?

LOUISE PENNY's first Armand Gamache mystery, Still Life, won the New Blood Dagger, Arthur Ellis, Barry, Anthony, and Dilys awards; her second, A Fatal Grace, won the 2007 Agatha Award for Best Novel; and her third, The Cruelest Month, was #1 on the hardcover IMBA bestseller list in March 2008, and her fourth, A Rule

What book comes after a great reckoning?

Publication Order of Inspector Gamache Books
Still Life (2005)
A Great Reckoning (2016)
Glass Houses (2017)
Kingdom of the Blind (2018)
A Better Man (2019)

How did Ralph Cosham die?

Impairment of well-being

What does fine stand for in Louise Penny books?

FINE stands for Fucked up, Insecure, Neurotic and Egotistical. I'm FINE." "You certainly are," agreed Gamache. Dead Cold (alternately known as A Fatal Grace), by Louise Penny, was a terrific vacation read — swift-moving, not very demanding, but also charming and thoughtful.

What book comes after bury your dead?

Publication Order of Inspector Gamache Books
Still Life (2005)
Bury Your Dead (2010)
A Trick of the Light (2011)
The Beautiful Mystery (2012)
How the Light Gets In (2013)

How old is Louise Penny?

62 years (July 1, 1958)

How the light gets in novel?

How the Light Gets In is the ninth Chief Inspector Gamache Novel from Louise Penny. Christmas is approaching, and in Québec it's a time of dazzling snowfalls, bright lights, and gatherings with friends in front of blazing hearths. As events come to a head, Gamache is drawn ever deeper into the world of Three Pines.