“Terrific….Like a virtuoso, Penny plays a complex variation on the theme of the clue hidden in plain sight. A winning traditional mystery….Filled with unexpected insights, this winning traditional mystery sets a solid foundation for future entries in the series.” —Publishers Weekly (starred review) on Still Life
“A gem of a book…a beautifully told, lyrically written story of love, life, friendship, and tragedy.” —Booklist (starred review) on Still Life
“Few writers in any genre can match Penny's ability to combine heartbreak and hope in the same scene.” —Publishers Weekly (starred review) on A Fatal Grace
“With…superb characters and rich, dark humor Penny…continues to deepen and modernize the traditional ‘village mystery.'” —People on A Fatal Grace
“Decades from now, I suspect we'll look upon the works of Louise Penny and find all sorts of marvels....It's the way she tweaks the rules of Golden Age Detective Fiction but doesn't shy away from attitudes, mores, and slang that is thoroughly modern....The temptation is to scarf Penny's books like potato chips but it's ever wise to savor each bite and let the flavors fill your tongue.” —Sarah Weinman, Los Angeles Times on The Cruelest Month
“How much do I love Louise Penny's Three Pines mystery series? So much so that I don't merely crave the next installment--I want to live in Three Pines and have (almost) all the characters become my new best friends….” —Cleveland Plain Dealer on The Cruelest Month
LOUISE PENNY is the #1 New York Times and Globe and Mail bestselling author of ten Chief Inspector Armand Gamache novels. She has won numerous awards, including a CWA Dagger and the Agatha Award (five times) and was a finalist for the Edgar Award for Best Novel. She lives in a small village south of Montréal.