Louise Penny





Louise Penny


Born
in Toronto, Canada
July 01, 1958

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Many of Louise Penny's books are published under different titles by UK/Canada and US publishers.
She lives with her husband, Michael, and a golden retriever named Trudy, in a small village south of Montreal.

Her first Armand Gamache novel, "Still Life" won the New Blood Dagger, Arthur Ellis, Barry, Anthony and Dilys Awards.

Awards:
* Agatha Award: Best Novel
o 2007 – A Fatal Grace – Winner
o 2008 – The Cruelest Month – Winner
o 2009 – The Brutal Telling – Winner
o 2010 – Bury Your Death – Winner
o 2013 – The Beautiful Mystery – Winner

* Arthur Ellis Award
o 2006 – Still Life – Winner Best First Crime Novel
o 2011 – Bury Your Dead – Winner Best Crime Novel

* Barry Award
o 2007 – Still Life – Best First Novel Winner

* Anthony Award
o 2007 – Stil
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Sunny, cold - frost warning - temps 5

Wow - how the season's change. Autumn is here - and the leaves are falling...snow in high elevations.

And the film of Still Life has started - last week! Stanbridge East, in the Eastern Townships, is standing in for Three Pines.

of course, the big question has been - who'll play Gamache- and we can now tell you - it's Nathaniel Parker. I'm thrilled....I know h... Read more of this blog post »
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Average rating: 4.15 · 233,057 ratings · 25,761 reviews · 24 distinct works · Similar authors
Still Life (Chief Inspector...

3.92 avg rating — 47,369 ratings — published 2005 — 63 editions
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A Fatal Grace (Chief Inspec...

4.11 avg rating — 23,449 ratings — published 2006 — 49 editions
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How the Light Gets In (Chie...

4.41 avg rating — 19,704 ratings — published 2013 — 19 editions
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Bury Your Dead (Chief Inspe...

4.32 avg rating — 19,107 ratings — published 2010 — 27 editions
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The Cruelest Month (Chief I...

4.16 avg rating — 19,955 ratings — published 2007 — 2 editions
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A Rule Against Murder (Chie...

4.21 avg rating — 19,171 ratings — published 2008 — 39 editions
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A Trick of the Light (Chief...

4.28 avg rating — 18,040 ratings — published 2011 — 22 editions
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The Brutal Telling (Chief I...

4.23 avg rating — 18,131 ratings — published 2009 — 32 editions
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The Long Way Home (Chief In...

4.04 avg rating — 14,267 ratings — published 2014 — 19 editions
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The Beautiful Mystery (Chie...

4.17 avg rating — 19,107 ratings — published 2012 — 24 editions
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Still Life A Fatal Grace The Cruelest Month A Rule Against Murder The Brutal Telling Bury Your Dead A Trick of the Light
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“When someone stabs you it's not your fault that you feel pain.”
Louise Penny, A Fatal Grace

“I was tired of seeing the Graces always depicted as beautiful young things. I think wisdom comes with age and life and pain. And knowing what matters.”
Louise Penny, A Fatal Grace

“Or - perhaps - I should just worry about my own behavior and let others be who they are.”
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