Louise Penny





Louise Penny

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born
in Toronto, Canada
July 01, 1958

gender
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About this author

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...more


Louise Penny isn't a Goodreads Author (yet), but she does have a blog, so here are some recent posts imported from her feed.
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: 4.17 · 112,435 ratings · 14,111 reviews · 12 distinct works · Similar authors
Still Life (Chief Inspector...
3.94 of 5 stars 3.94 avg rating — 25,891 ratings — published 2005 — 49 editions
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A Fatal Grace (Chief Inspec...
4.12 of 5 stars 4.12 avg rating — 12,012 ratings — published 2006 — 36 editions
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Bury Your Dead (Chief Inspe...
4.33 of 5 stars 4.33 avg rating — 10,739 ratings — published 2010 — 20 editions
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A Rule Against Murder (Chie...
4.23 of 5 stars 4.23 avg rating — 10,950 ratings — published 2008 — 29 editions
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The Brutal Telling (Chief I...
4.23 of 5 stars 4.23 avg rating — 10,604 ratings — published 2008 — 23 editions
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A Trick of the Light (Chief...
4.29 of 5 stars 4.29 avg rating — 10,120 ratings — published 2011 — 19 editions
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The Cruelest Month (Chief I...
4.18 of 5 stars 4.18 avg rating — 10,559 ratings — published 2007 — 32 editions
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How the Light Gets In (Chie...
4.49 of 5 stars 4.49 avg rating — 8,968 ratings — published 2013 — 15 editions
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The Beautiful Mystery (Chie...
4.15 of 5 stars 4.15 avg rating — 10,573 ratings — published 2012 — 18 editions
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The Hangman (Chief Inspecto...
3.75 of 5 stars 3.75 avg rating — 1,635 ratings — published 2010 — 6 editions
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Upcoming Events

Louise Penny at Barnes & Noble
Author appearance, August 26, 2014 07:00PM — 2 people invited
Barnes & Noble, 2289 Broadway, New York, NY, US

http://store-locator.barnesandnoble.com/event/83707
Meet Louise Penny as she reads from her new mystery novel The Long Way Home, fro...more

Louise Penny at McIntyre's Books
Author appearance, August 27, 2014 06:30PM
McIntyre's Books, 220 Market Street, Pittsboro, NC, US

http://www.fearrington.com/event/louise-penny-the-long-way-home/
Meet Louise Penny as she reads from her new mystery novel The Long Way Home, fro...more

Louise Penny at Washtenaw Community College
Author appearance, August 28, 2014 07:00PM — 4 people invited
Washtenaw Community College - Towsley Auditorium, 4800 Huron River Drive, Ann Arbor, MI, US

http://www.wccnet.edu/
Louise Penny discusses and signs copies of her mystery novel How the Light Gets...more

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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.”
Louise Penny

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