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The cruelest month: a Three Pines mystery

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"Many mystery buffs have credited Louise Penny with the revival of the type of traditional murder mystery made famous by Agatha Christie. . . . The book's title is a metaphor not only for the month of April but also for Gamache's personal and professional challenges---making this the series standout so far." --Sarah Weinman Welcome to Three Pines, where the cruelest month is about to deliver on its threat.      It's spring in the tiny, forgotten villa≥ buds are on the trees and the first flowers are struggling through the newly thawed earth.  But not everything is meant to return to life. . .      When some villagers decide to celebrate Easter with a séance at the Old Hadley House, they are hoping to rid the town of its evil---until one of their party dies of fright.  Was this a natural death, or was the victim somehow helped along?      Brilliant, compassionate Chief Inspector Armand Gamache of the Sûreté du Québec is called to investigate, in a case that will force him to face his own ghosts as well as those of a seemingly idyllic town where relationships are far more dangerous than they seem.

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"Many mystery buffs have credited Louise Penny with the revival of the type of traditional murder mystery made famous by Agatha Christie. . . . The book's title is a metaphor not only for the month of April but also for Gamache's personal and professional challenges—-making this the series standout so far."
—Sarah Weinman

Welcome to Three Pines, where the cruelest month is about to deliver on its threat.
It's spring in the tiny, forgotten village; buds are on the trees and the first flowers are struggling through the newly thawed earth. But not everything is meant to return to life. . .
When some villagers decide to celebrate Easter with a séance at the Old Hadley House, they are hoping to rid the town of its evil—-until one of their party dies of fright. Was this a natural death, or was the victim somehow helped along?
Brilliant, compassionate Chief Inspector Armand Gamache of the Sûreté du Québec is called to investigate, in a case that will force him to face his own ghosts as well as those of a seemingly idyllic town where relationships are far more dangerous than they seem.

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series Inspector Armand Gamache mysteries
series_with_volume Inspector Armand Gamache mysteries|3
subject_facet Audiobooks, Detective and mystery fiction, Detective and mystery stories, Canadian, Easter stories, Gamache, Armand (Fictitious character) -- Fiction, Large type books, Mystery fiction, Police -- Qub?ec (Province) -- Fiction, Police -- Que?bec (Province) -- Fiction, Police -- Québec (Province) -- Fiction, Qub?ec (Province) -- Fiction, Québec (Province) -- Fiction, Seances -- Fiction, Traitors -- Fiction, Villages -- Qub?ec (Province) -- Fiction, Villages -- Que?bec (Province) -- Fiction, Villages -- Québec (Province) -- Fiction
title_display The cruelest month : a Three Pines mystery
title_full The Cruelest Month Chief Inspector Armand Gamache Series, Book 3, The cruelest month : a Three Pines mystery / Louise Penny, The cruelest month [sound recording] / Louise Penny
title_short The cruelest month :
title_sub a Three Pines mystery
topic_facet Audiobooks, Detective and mystery stories, Canadian, Easter stories, Fiction, Gamache, Armand (Fictitious character), Large type books, Mystery, Police, Seances, Traitors, Villages