The Beautiful Mystery
Chief Inspector Armand Gamache and Inspector Jean-Guy Beauvoir investigate a puzzling murder at a remote monastery in Penny's (A Trick of the Light, 2011) tightly plotted latest. The duo are called to the north Quebec wilderness to probe the killing of the monastery's choirmaster and prior. The 24 monks in residence have all taken vows of silence, except for when they are singing the Gregorian chants for which they are famous. But someone has broken that silence with a vicious crime. Will Gamache and Beauvoir be able to discover who--and why? A riveting and brilliant whodunit.