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The Cruelest Month - Ralph Cosham, Louise Penny
The Cruelest Month
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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... show more
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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Format: audiobook
ASIN: B0016NBV2Q
Publisher: Blackstone Audiobooks
Minutes: 706
Edition language: English
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Evaine's Books, Books and More Books
Evaine's Books, Books and More Books rated it
4.5 The Cruellest Month by Louise Penny - My Thoughts
Chief Inspector Armand Gamache has firmly established himself as one of my very most favourite book detectives up there with Benjamin January (Barbara Hambly) and Trixie Belden (Julie Campbell/Katheryn Kenny). I love him, it's as simple as that. The Cruellest Month is the 3rd of the Inspector Gam...
Carpe Librum
Carpe Librum rated it
4.0 The Cruelest Month by Louise Penny
This series is habit forming. I have quickly devoured the first three books and have the fourth downloading right now. The characters are eccentric to an unrealistic extreme, and no town with this many people dying would be termed idyllic, as Three Pines often is. But somehow as you read this beauti...
Darth Pony
Darth Pony rated it
4.0 Forget the Ides of March
April is the cruelest month according to T.S. Elliot. Louise Penny took him at his word and gave her hero a serious beating in this third installment of the Chief Inspector Armand Gamache novels. The murder investigation almost takes a back seat to the Sûreté subplot that's been brewing over the pre...
msleighm books
msleighm books rated it
4.0
4 stars. Number three in the series. The Canadian town I would love to live in, excepting it's high murder rate. Fortunately, the chief inspector likes it as much as I do, so he and his team can hit the B&B, firehouse, and local bookstore, running.
Carolyn Cannot Live Without Books!
Carolyn Cannot Live Without Books! rated it
4.0
Very enjoyable book. It's not just about a murder mystery, it's about relationships within this village. I'm surprised the people that live there aren't a little more paranoid because as small as the village is, they're being killed off one by one. One relationship I love to read about is Clara a...
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