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A trick of the light: a Chief Inspector Gamache novel

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A New York Times Notable Crime Book and Favorite Cozy for 2011 A Publishers Weekly Best Mystery/Thriller books for 2011

"Penny has been compared to Agatha Christie [but] it sells her short. Her characters are too rich, her grasp of nuance and human psychology too firm...." -- Booklist (starred review) "Hearts are broken," Lillian Dyson carefully underlined in a book. "Sweet relationships are dead." But now Lillian herself is dead. Found among the bleeding hearts and lilacs of Clara Morrow's garden in Three Pines, shattering the celebrations of Clara's solo show at the famed Musée in Montreal. Chief Inspector Gamache, the head of homicide at the Sûreté du Québec, is called to the tiny Quebec village and there he finds the art world gathered, and with it a world of shading and nuance, a world of shadow and light. Where nothing is as it seems. Behind every smile there lurks a sneer.Inside every sweet relationship there hides a broken heart. And even when facts are slowly exposed, it is no longer clear to Gamache and his team if what they've found is the truth, or simply a trick of the light.

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Full title trick of the light
Author penny louise
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series Inspector Armand Gamache mysteries
series_with_volume Inspector Armand Gamache mysteries|7
subject_facet Audiobooks, Detective and mystery stories, Canadian, Gamache, Armand (Fictitious character) -- Fiction, Gamache, Armand (Fictitious character) -- Fiction -- Sound recordings, Large type books, Murder -- Investigation -- Fiction, Murder -- Investigation -- Fiction -- Sound recordings, Police -- Québec (Province) -- Fiction, Police -- Québec (Province) -- Fiction -- Sound recordings, Québec (Province) -- Fiction, Québec (Province) -- Fiction -- Sound recordings
title_display A trick of the light : a Chief Inspector Gamache novel
title_full A Trick of the Light Chief Inspector Armand Gamache Series, Book 7, A trick of the light : a Chief Inspector Gamache novel / Louise Penny, A trick of the light [sound recording] / Louise Penny, A trick of the light [text (large print)] / Louise Penny
title_short A trick of the light :
title_sub a Chief Inspector Gamache novel
topic_facet Audiobooks, Detective and mystery stories, Canadian, Fiction, Gamache, Armand (Fictitious character), Investigation, Large type books, Murder, Mystery, Police