Chief Inspector Armand Gamache of the Sûreté du Québec digs beneath the idyllic surface of village life in Three Pines, finding long buried secretsand facing a few enemies of his own. With nine books in the series and more to come, this boxed set of the first three booksStill Life, A Fatal Grace, and The Cruelest Monthintroduces not only the engaging series hero Inspector Gamache, who commands his forcesand this serieswith integrity and quiet courage, but also the spectacular Louise Penny.
A #1 New York Times bestseller and multiple award winner, Louise Penny "writes with grace and intelligence" (New York Times Book Review) and "with her smart plot and fascinating, nuanced characters...proves that she is one of our finest writers (People). The acclaimed series is a sensationthere are nearly 850,000 print copies in the US and Canada alone, and it has been translated into 35 languages.
Louise Penny has worked for many years for the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, with expertise in hard news and current affairs. She was born and raised in Toronto, but now lives in a picturesque village in Quebec with her husband. She is the recipient of the CWA New Blood Dagger for Crime Fiction, the CWC Arthur Ellis Award for Best First Novel, the Agatha Award for Best Novel and the Anthony Award for Best First Novel. For more information on Louise Penny and the C. I. Gamache crime series, visit her website www.louisepenny.com.