BookBrowse Reviews How the Light Gets In by Louise Penny

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How the Light Gets In

A Chief Inspector Gamache Novel, #9

by Louise Penny

How the Light Gets In
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    Aug 2013, 416 pages
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    Jul 2014, 416 pages

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

Winner of the BookBrowse 2013 Best Fiction Award
How the Light Gets In by Louise Penny is an enormous hit with BookBrowse readers. Out of the over 400 First Impressions books BookBrowse has offered to date only one other has ever gotten a 4.9 rating! Here is a glimpse of why readers have fallen in love with the latest Inspector Gamache mystery:

I usually gauge my reading in days. For Penny's How the Light Gets In it was hours! The characters and plot of this story are as intricate, mesmerizing and complex as ever; Penny, once again, transports us to where we all want to live — Three Pines — for another visit (and compelling mystery to solve) with our "family" (Kathleen D). In the outstanding Inspector Gamache series, Louise Penny's latest book shines brightly. The dark presence that has been lurking throughout the books, threatening Gamache at every turn finally reveals ...

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