By Louise Penny
"What occurred right here final evening is not allowed," acknowledged Madame Dubois.
It used to be such a unprecedented factor to claim it stopped the starving Inspector Beauvoir from taking one other chunk of his roast red meat on baguette.
"You have a rule opposed to murder?" he asked.
"I do. while my husband and that i got the Bellechasse we made a pact....Everything that stepped foot in this land will be safe."
It is the peak of summer time, and Armand and Reine-Marie Gamache are celebrating their marriage ceremony anniversary at Manoir Bellechasse, an remoted, sumptuous resort now not faraway from the village of 3 Pines. yet they are not by myself. The Finney family—rich, cultured, and respectable—has additionally arrived for a party in their own.
The attractive Manoir Bellechasse can be surrounded by way of nature, yet there's something unnatural looming. because the warmth rises and the humidity closes in, a few remarkable site visitors ensue on the kin reunion, and a negative summer time hurricane leaves at the back of a useless physique. it's as much as leader Inspector Gamache to unearth secrets and techniques lengthy buried and hatreds hidden in the back of well mannered smiles. The chase takes him to 3 Pines, into the darkish corners of his personal lifestyles, and eventually to a harrowing climax.
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A Rule Against Murder: A Chief Inspector Gamache Novel (A Chief Inspector Gamache Mystery Book 4) by Louise Penny