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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Detroit Lakes Public Library LARGE PRINT M PEN (Text) 33500013289947 New On holds shelf -
Moorhead Public Library LARGE PRINT M PEN (Text) 33500013289954 New Checked out 01/29/2021

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  • ISBN: 1432881159
  • ISBN: 9781432881153
  • Physical Description: 667 pages (large print) ; 23 cm.
    large print
  • Edition: Large print edition.
  • Publisher: Waterville, ME : Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, a Cengage Company, 2020.

Content descriptions

General Note: Sequel to: A better man.
Summary, etc.: "The 16th novel by #1 bestselling author Louise Penny finds Chief Inspector Armand Gamache of the Sûreté du Quebec investigating a sinister plot in the City of Light On their first night in Paris, the Gamaches gather as a family for a bistro dinner with Armand's godfather, the billionaire Stephen Horowitz. Walking home together after the meal, they watch in horror as Stephen is knocked down and critically injured in what Gamache knows is no accident, but a deliberate attempt on the elderly man's life. When a strange key is found in Stephen's possession it sends Armand, his wife Reine-Marie, and his former second-in-command at the Sûreté, Jean-Guy Beauvoir, from the top of the Tour d'Eiffel, to the bowels of the Paris Archives, from luxury hotels to odd, coded, works of art. It sends them deep into the secrets Armand's godfather has kept for decades. A gruesome discovery in Stephen's Paris apartment makes it clear the secrets are more rancid, the danger far greater and more imminent, than they realized. Soon the whole family is caught up in a web of lies and deceit. In order to find the truth, Gamache will have to decide whether he can trust his friends, his colleagues, his instincts, his own past. His own family. For even the City of Light casts long shadows. And in that darkness devils hide"--
Reviews

  • Booklist Reviews : Booklist Reviews 2020 June #1
    *Starred Review* The setting of Penny's sixteenth Armand Gamache novel moves from Three Pines in Quebec to Paris, where Gamache and his wife, Reine-Marie, await the birth of daughter Annie's second child. After a reunion dinner with the family and Gamache's billionaire godfather, Stephen Horowitz, a speeding van hits Horowitz, leaving him near death. Gamache believes the hit-and-run was intentional and sets out to determine who wanted his godfather dead. So begins a deftly plotted mystery in which the entire Gamache family is at risk. Might Horowitz, Gamache wonders, knowing that his friend has devoted his life to exposing corporate wrongdoers, have been playing a long game aimed at revealing shocking malfeasance at GHS Electronics, the company where Jean-Guy Beauvoir, Annie's husband and Armand's former lieutenant at the Sûreté de Québec, now works? As the plot machinations multiply, Gamache must also confront his alienated son, Daniel, about the wedge that exists between them. Penny's series has always been about the complexities and sustaining glories of family, and here she takes that theme even further, revealing fissures in the Gamache clan, but also showing the resilience and love at its root. Series devotees will revel in both Penny's evocation of Paris—every bit as sumptuous as her rendering of Three Pines—and in the increased role she allots to librarian Reine-Marie, whose research skills are crucial to untying the Gordian knot at the mystery's core. HIGH-DEMAND BACKSTORY: This celebration of the First Family of crime fiction will be treasured by Penny's ever-growing legion of readers. Copyright 2020 Booklist Reviews.

Subject: Paris (France) Fiction
Code and cipher stories
Conspiracies Fiction
Attempted murder Fiction
Billionaires Fiction
Gamache, Armand (Fictitious character) Fiction
Genre: Detective and mystery fiction.
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