The Brutal Telling


The Brutal Telling

By Louise Penny

Snappy Review

Oh no! It would only be a matter of time before murder in Three Pines affected one of the main characters so completely, yet the deception continues and it is not a triumph for Gamache and Beauvoir.


The fifth Chief Inspector Gamache title, reissued by Sphere.
When Chief Inspector Gamache arrives in picturesque Three Pines, he steps into a village in chaos. A man has been found bludgeoned to death, and there is no sign of a weapon, a motive or even the dead man’s name.
As Gamache and his colleagues start to dig under the skin of this peaceful haven for clues, they uncover a trail of stolen treasure, mysterious codes and a shameful history that begins to shed light on the victim’s identity – and points to a terrifying killer…