Louise Penny

Louise Penny


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in Toronto, Canada
July 01, 1958

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LOUISE PENNY, a former CBC radio journalist, is the #1 New York Times and Globe and Mail bestselling author of thirteen Chief Inspector Armand Gamache novels. She has been awarded the John Creasey Dagger, Nero, Macavity and Barry Awards, as well as two each of the Arthur Ellis and Dilys Awards. Additionally, Penny has won six Agatha Awards and five Anthony Awards, and has been a finalist for an Edgar Award. She lives in a small village south of Montréal.

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 Dead – Winner
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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 kno... Read more of this blog post »
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Average rating: 4.17 · 486,061 ratings · 49,166 reviews · 34 distinct worksSimilar authors
Still Life (Chief Inspector...

3.89 avg rating — 94,471 ratings — published 2005 — 78 editions
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A Fatal Grace (Chief Inspec...

4.11 avg rating — 45,313 ratings — published 2007 — 60 editions
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How the Light Gets In (Chie...

4.41 avg rating — 36,004 ratings — published 2013 — 2 editions
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A Rule Against Murder (Chie...

4.20 avg rating — 35,175 ratings — published 2008 — 53 editions
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Bury Your Dead (Chief Inspe...

4.34 avg rating — 33,343 ratings — published 2010 — 37 editions
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The Cruelest Month (Chief I...

4.15 avg rating — 36,772 ratings — published 2007 — 50 editions
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The Brutal Telling (Chief I...

4.23 avg rating — 31,401 ratings — published 2009 — 41 editions
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A Trick of the Light (Chief...

4.30 avg rating — 30,432 ratings — published 2011 — 35 editions
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The Beautiful Mystery (Chie...

4.19 avg rating — 32,121 ratings — published 2012 — 29 editions
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A Great Reckoning (Chief In...

4.43 avg rating — 29,052 ratings — published 2016 — 21 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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