Former Chief Inspector of Homicide, Armand Gamache, has found a peace he'd never imagined possible, away from the front line of the police and in the tranquil village of Three Pines. But when his friend Clara Morrow asks for help, he can't bring himself to refuse her, despite the old wounds it threatens to re-open. Clara's husband, Peter, is missing, having failed to come home on the first anniversary of their separation, as promised. As Gamache journeys further into Quebec, he is drawn deeper into the tortured mind of Peter Morrow, a man so desperate to recapture his fame as an artist that he would sell his soul. As Gamache gets closer to the truth, he uncovers a deadly trail of jealousy and deceit. Can Gamache bring Peter, and himself, home safely? Or in searching for answers, has he placed himself, and those closest to him, in terrible danger . . .
THE BEAUTIFUL MYSTERY
Hidden deep in the wilderness are the cloisters of two dozen monks - men of prayer and music, famous the world over for their glorious voices. But a brutal death throws the monastery doors open to the world. And through them walks the only man who can shine light upon the dark deeds within: Chief Inspector Armand Gamache.
THE BRUTAL TELLING
Chief Inspector Gamache arrives in picturesque Three Pines, where 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 starts to investigate, he uncovers a trail of mysterious codes that begin to shed light on the victim's identity - and points to a terrifying killer...
BURY YOUR DEAD
As Quebec shivers in the grip of winter, Chief Inspector Armand Gamache plunges into the strangest case of his celebrated career. A man has been brutally murdered in one of the city's oldest buildings - a library where the English citizens of Quebec safeguard their history. And the death opens a door into the past, exposing a mystery that has lain dormant for centuries...a mystery Gamache must solve if he's to catch a present-day killer.
A GREAT RECKONING
When a professor of the Surete Academy is found murdered, with a mysterious map of Three Pines in his possession, Chief Inspector Gamache has a tough task ahead of him. But when suspicion turns to Gamache himself, and his possible involvement in the crime, the frantic search for answers takes the investigation to the village of Three Pines, where a series of shattering secrets are poised to be revealed...
HOW THE LIGHT GETS IN
As winter grips Quebec, Chief Inspector Armand Gamache receives a message about a mysterious case in Three Pines. A woman who was once one of the most famous people in the world has vanished. As he begins to shed light on the investigation, he is drawn into a web of murder, lies and corruption at the heart of the city. Facing his most challenging, and personal, case to date, can Gamache save the reputation of the Sûreté, those he holds dear and himself?
THE MURDER STONE
It's the height of summer, and the Finney family have gathered at the Manoir Bellechasse to pay tribute to their late father. As the temperature rises, old secrets and bitter rivalries boil over into a mighty storm, with a dead body left in its wake. Chief Inspector Gamache finds himself with a building full of suspects...
A TRICK OF THE LIGHT
Chief Inspector Gamache is called on to investigate the violent death of a nasty art critic whose words have crushed the careers of many inspiring artists. But as he peers into the dark corners of the victim's past, he exposes a secret that rots at the very heart of their community.