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How the Light Gets in

By Louise Penny

The #1 New York Times Bestseller

“There is a crack in everything. That’s how the light gets in.” —Leonard Cohen

Christmas is approaching, and in Québec it’s a time of dazzling snowfalls, bright lights, and gatherings with friends in front of blazing hearths. But shadows are falling on the usually festive season for Chief Inspector Armand Gamache. Most of his best agents have left the Homicide Department, his old friend and lieutenant Jean-Guy Beauvoir hasn’t spoken to him in months, and hostile forces are lining up against him. When Gamache receives a message from Myrna Landers that a longtime friend has failed to arrive for Christmas in the village of Three Pines, he welcomes the chance to get away from the city. Mystified by Myrna's reluctance to reveal her friend's name, Gamache soon discovers the missing woman was once one of the most famous people not just in North America, but in the world, and now goes unrecognized by virtually everyone except the mad, brilliant poet Ruth Zardo.

As events come to a head, Gamache is drawn ever deeper into the world of Three Pines. Increasingly, he is not only investigating the disappearance of Myrna’s friend but also seeking a safe place for himself and his still-loyal colleagues. Is there peace to be found even in Three Pines, and at what cost to Gamache and the people he holds dear?

How the Light Gets In is the ninth Chief Inspector Gamache Novel from Louise Penny.

One of Publishers Weekly's Best Mystery/Thriller Books of 2013

One of The Washington Post's Top 10 Books of the Year

An NPR Best Book of 2013

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2013

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Format: Book
Author: Penny, Louise
Summary: In Three Pines Chief Inspector Armand Gamache investigates the disappearance of a woman who was once one of the most famous people in the world and now goes unrecognized by virtually everyone except the mad, brilliant poet Ruth Zardo.
Title: How the light gets in / Louise Penny.
Publisher Date: New York : Minotaur Books, 2013.
Subject: Gamache, Armand (Fictitious character) -- Fiction. Police -- Québec (Province) -- Fiction. Missing persons -- Fiction Women poets -- Fiction
Isbn: 9780312655471 (hardcover) 0312655479 (hardcover)
Current Holds: 0
System Items Available: 1
System Items Total: 7
Call Number: M Penny
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Bib Id: 444725

Format: Book
Author: Penny, Louise
Summary: In Three Pines Chief Inspector Armand Gamache investigates the disappearance of a woman who was once one of the most famous people in the world and now goes unrecognized by virtually everyone except the mad, brilliant poet Ruth Zardo.
Title: How the light gets in / Louise Penny.
Edition: First edition.
Publisher, Date: New York : Minotaur Books, 2013.
Description: vii, 405 pages ; 25 cm
Series: Chief Inspector Gamache novel ; bk. 9
Series: Penny, Louise. Three Pines mystery
Subjects: Gamache, Armand (Fictitious character) -- Fiction.
Subjects: Police -- Québec (Province) -- Fiction.
Subjects: Missing persons -- Fiction
Subjects: Women poets -- Fiction
LCCN: 2013013622
ISBN: 9780312655471 (hardcover)
ISBN: 0312655479 (hardcover)
Requests: 0
Available Copies: 1
Total Copies: 7
Call Number: M Penny