A Rule Against Murder (Chief Inspector Armand Gamache #4)
The beautiful Manoir Bellechasse might be surrounded ...more
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Book Four of Louise Penny's Chief Inspector Gamache series, "A Rule Against Murder", unlike the previous books, is not set in the picturesque Quebecois village of Three Pines (although the protagonists do pay Three Pines a visit).
Instead, most of the action occurs at the Manoir Bellechasse, a luxurious and remote Quebec Inn (patterned on the real Hovey Manor).
Chief Inspector Armand Gamache of the homicide division of the Montreal Surete and his wi ...more
1. Setting. The protago ...more
Armand and Reine-Marie Gamache are celebrating their 35th wedding anniversary at ...more
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The setting for this book is different from her usual Three Pines. The Gamaches are at a resort in the wilderness celebrating their anniversary. Here we get to meet the Finneys for a family reunion, and an interesting one at that. We meet a family full of abuse and cruelty for themselves and e ...more
As ever, Penny plots out an interesting murder mystery that keeps you guessing until the end. However, what truly will delight the reader are the secrets revealed about Peter Morrow's well-to-do family and one about Armand Gamache himself. The theme of when to remember ...more
The murder in this one left me guessing right up until the reveal....and no guess was correct. Not the who or how. I love when the light bulb comes on a ...more
It was refreshing for the murder investigation in this book to take place ou ...more
As with most of Penny ...more
Not all her sentences are lengthy, but the following quote is one I wish I'd been thoughtful enough to write. She's speaking of someone escaping from an argumentative, caustic crowd of relation ...more
The beautiful Manoir Bellechasse might be surrounded by nature, but there is something unnatural looming. As the heat rises and the humidity closes in, some surpris ...more
A Rule Against Murder won the Arthur Ellis Award Finalist for Best Novel in 2009.
A very intense story about Peter's family. And all those wasted years. The things family does to you that you carry with you all your life. The events that affect how you see the world. What's truly terrifying in this is how unloving they are as they participate in the metaphorical ...more
Penny, Louise – 4th in series
Headline, 2008, UK Hardcover – ISBN: 9780755341009
First Sentence: More than a century ago the Robber Barons discovered Lac Massawippi.
Inspector Armund Gamache and his wife Reine-Marie have come to Manoir Bellechasse where they’ve come for more than 30 years to celebrate their wedding anniversary. They find the rest of the rooms in the small hotel reserved by members of the Finney ...more
Well I don't want to give anything away, other than to say, its gonna feel like a road well tra ...more
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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.
* Agatha Award: Best Novel
o 2007 – A Fatal Grace – Winner
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