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Review summary of The Long Way Home by Louise Penny. This is not really a mystery or crime thriller, as such. It is, instead, the story of a quest to find a missing person and in doing so to find one's self. Quite introspective in nature, it's a pleasure indeed reading about the adventure these people are on, and where it leads them. Our rating: 4 of 5 stars.

Enjoying a peaceful retirement, former Quebec homicide detective Armand Gamache reluctantly agrees to help a neighbor search for her missing estranged husband and teams up with two former colleagues on a search that reveals the workings of a damaged mind.

No outsiders are ever admitted to the monastery of Saint-Gilbert-Entre-les-Loups, hidden deep in the wilderness of Quebec, where two dozen cloistered monks live in peace and prayer. They grow vegetables, they tend chickens, they make chocolate. And they sing. Ironically, for a community that has taken a vow of silence, the monks have become world-famous for their glorious voices, raised in ancient chants... #book #excerpt

A prior's murder takes Quebec's Chief Inspector Armand Gamache and his sidekick, Inspector Jean-Guy Beauvoir, inside the walls of the monastery of Saint-Gilbert-Entre-les-Loupes.

Mystery

How the Light Gets In: A Chief Inspector Gamache Novel

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.

A Fatal Grace: A Chief Inspector Gamache Novel by Louise Penny http://www.amazon.com/dp/0312541163/ref=cm_sw_r_pi_dp_Euycxb0HCV6SJ

A Fatal Grace: A Chief Inspector Gamache Novel: Louise Penny. Second book in the series - did not disappoint! Loved the characters and the book. even though I could predict the murderer early on!

We Are All Welcome Here: A Novel by Elizabeth Berg, http://www.amazon.com/dp/B000PDZF52/ref=cm_sw_r_pi_dp_LBV6rb00E0SQ7

Elizabeth Berg, bestselling author of The Art of Mending and The Year of Pleasures, has a rare talent for revealing her characters hearts and minds in a manner that makes us empathize completely.

Books

How bout before she never reads twilight! Great Girls Your Daughter Should Know (Before she reads Twilight) -- This is seriously one of the greatest lists I've ever seen. I've read all but 3 of these.

The House at Sea's End, by Elly Griffiths

A team of archaeologists studying the erosion comes across human skeletons buried below Sea’s End House, the fortress home of eccentric local MEP Jack Hastings. Forensic archaeologist Ruth Galloway is called in to investigate.

Hardly a day goes by when nine year old Laurent Lepage doesn't cry wolf. From alien invasions, to walking trees, to winged beasts in the woods, to dinosaurs spotted in the village of Three Pines, his tales are so extraordinary no one can possibly believe him. Including Armand and Reine-Marie Gamache, who now live in the little Quebec village.

The Nature of the Beast is a New York Times bestselling Chief Inspector Gamache novel from Louise Penny.Hardly a day goes by when nine year old Laurent Lepage doesn't cry wolf. From alien invasions, to walking trees, to winged beasts in the woods,.

In this thought-provoking novel, number-one New York Times best-selling author Liane Moriarty deftly explores the reality of parenting and playground politics, ex-husbands and ex-wives, and fractured families. *EXCELLENT!

Why, oh why, oh why did I wait so long to read a Liane Moriarty book? I have no idea and if you have not yet read one, you need to amend that ASAP! First Line of Little Lies by Liane Moriarty: “That doesn’t sound like a School Trivia Night”.

"When Did I Get Like This?" a book for moms

Browse Inside When Did I Get Like This?: The Screamer, the Worrier, the Dinosaur-Chicken-Nugget-Buyer, and Other Mothers I Swore I’d Never Be by Amy Wilson

A Rule Against Murder, Louise Penny

"A Rule Against Murder" by Louise Penny, Chief Inspector Gamache Book The first Gamache book not set in Three Pines, though some of the characters carry over.

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