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A Fatal Grace

A Fatal Grace

Previously published as Dead Cold

The award-winning second novel from worldwide phenomenon and number one New York Times bestseller Louise Penny.

Winter in Three Pines, and the sleepy village is carpeted in snow. It’s a time of peace and goodwill – until a scream pierces the biting air. A spectator at the annual Boxing Day curling match has been fatally electrocuted. Despite the large crowd, there are no witnesses and – apparently – no clues.

Chief Inspector Armand Gamache discovers a history of secrets and enemies in the dead woman’s past. But he has enemies of his own, and as he is frozen out of decision-making in the Surete du Quebec, he has to decide who he can trust…

‘Chief Superintendent Armand Gamache of the Quebec police is one of the most interesting detectives in crime fictionThe Times

A cracking storyteller, who can create fascinating characters, a twisty plot and wonderful surprise endings’ Ann Cleeves
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Genre: Fiction & Related Items / Crime & Mystery

On Sale: 3rd May 2018

Price: £8.99

ISBN-13: 9780751573770

Reviews

Louise Penny's writing is intricate, beautiful and compelling. She is an original voice, a distillation of both PD James and Barbara Vine at their peaks and a worthy successor to both
Peter James
Full of twists and turns . . . Wonderfully satisfying
Kate Mosse on How the Light Gets In
Penny's elegant style is deeply satisfying, while Gamache is contemplative even when under pressure, and remains a man you want to spend time with
Metro
Impossible to put down
Globe and Mail on A Rule Against Murder