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0 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 5 0.00 (0 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Louise Penny Narrator: Robert Bathurst Publisher: Macmillan Audio Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Related: The Chief Inspector Gamache Novels Release Date: August 2016 ISBN: 9781427274380
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When an intricate old map is found stuffed into the walls of the bistro in Three Pines, it at first seems no more than a curiosity. But the closer the villagers look, the stranger it becomes.
Given to Armand Gamache as a gift the first day of his new job, the map eventually leads him to shattering secrets. To an old friend and older adversary. It leads the former Chief of Homicide for the Sûreté du Québec to places even he is afraid to go. But must.

And there he finds four young cadets in the Sûreté academy, and a dead professor. And, with the body, a copy of the old, odd map.

Everywhere Gamache turns, he sees Amelia Choquet, one of the cadets. Tattooed and pierced. Guarded and angry. Amelia is more likely to be found on the other side of a police line-up. And yet she is in the academy. A protégée of the murdered professor.

The focus of the investigation soon turns to Gamache himself and his mysterious relationship with Amelia, and his possible involvement in the crime. The frantic search for answers takes the investigators back to Three Pines and a stained glass window with its own horrific secrets.

For both Amelia Choquet and Armand Gamache, the time has come for a great reckoning.

#1 New York Times bestselling author Louise Penny pulls back the layers to reveal a brilliant and emotionally powerful truth in her latest spellbinding audiobook.

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Quotes & Awards

  • “Robert Bathurst puts his own indelible stamp on Chief Inspector Armand Gamache…His Gamache is a bit brusque, but Bathurst also allows his softer, gentler side to show…His delivery of Ruth, the resident poet-curmudgeon, is priceless…Winner of the AudioFile Earphones Award.”

    AudioFile

  • “Superb.”

    People

  • “Transcends the mystery genre.”

    AARP, The Magazine

  • “Penny writes with grace and intelligence about complex people struggling with complex emotions.”

    New York Times Book Review

  • “Deep and grand and altogether extraordinary.”

    Washington Post

  • “Luminous prose, complex but uncluttered plots, and profound compassion.”

    Seattle Times

  • “Succeeds on every level.”

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch

  • “This riveting read, with characters of incredible depth who only add to the strength of the plot, will keep readers guessing until the last page.”

    Library Journal (starred review)

  • Nominated for an Anthony Award for Best Novel
  • A St. Louis Post-Dispatch Pick of Best Audiobooks of 2016
  • #1 New York Times Bestseller
  • A Washington Post Best Books of the Year Selection
  • One of Kirkus Reviews Best Books of the Year
  • A Goodreads Choice Awards Winner
  • An August 2016 LibraryReads Pick
  • Winner of an AudioFile Earphones Award
  • An NPR Best Book of the Year for 2016
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About the Author
Author Louise Penny

Louise Penny is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Chief Inspector Armand Gamache novels. She has won numerous awards, including a CWA Dagger and multiple Agatha Awards and was a finalist for the Edgar Award for Best Novel. In 2017, she received the Order of Canada “for her contribution to Canadian culture.”

About the Narrator

Robert Bathurst, three-time winner of the Earphones Award for audiobook narration, is an English actor who played David Marsden in five seasons of the series Cold Feet and the title role in My Dad’s the Prime Minister. In addition to his other television credits—which include The Stepfather, White Teeth, The Safe House, Goodbye, Mr Steadman, and Hornblower—he has also appeared many times on stage in such productions as The Three Sisters, Hedda Gabler, and Alarms and Excursions.