All the Devils Are Here: A Novel (Chief Inspector Gamache Novel, 16)

All the Devils Are Here: A Novel (Chief Inspector Gamache Novel, 16)

by Louise Penny (Author)

INSTANT #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERPARADE MAGAZINE – ONE OF FALL'S MOST ANTICIPATED BOOKSAARP'S MOST ANTICIPATED BOOKS OF FALLCRIMEREADS – ONE OF THE BEST TRADITIONAL MYSTERIES OF THE YEAR GLOBE AND MAIL - TOP 100 BOOKS OF THE YEARCHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR - ONE OF THE BEST NOVELS OF THE YEARKIRKUS REVIEWS - ONE OF THE BEST MYSTERIES/THRILLERS OF THE YEARLIBRARY JOURNAL - ONE OF THE BEST CRIME FICTION BOOKS OF THE YEARThe 16th novel by #1 bestselling author Louise Penny finds Chief Inspector Armand Gamache of the Sûreté du Quebec investigating a sinister plot in the City of LightOn their first night in Paris, the Gamaches gather as a family for a bistro dinner with Armand’s godfather, the billionaire Stephen Horowitz. Walking home together after the meal, they watch in horror as Stephen is knocked down and critically injured in what Gamache knows is no accident, but a deliberate attempt on the elderly man’s life. When a strange key is found in Stephen’s possession it sends Armand, his wife Reine-Marie, and his former second-in-command at the Sûreté, Jean-Guy Beauvoir, from the top of the Tour d’Eiffel, to the bowels of the Paris Archives, from luxury hotels to odd, coded, works of art. It sends them deep into the secrets Armand’s godfather has kept for decades. A gruesome discovery in Stephen’s Paris apartment makes it clear the secrets are more rancid, the danger far greater and more imminent, than they realized. Soon the whole family is caught up in a web of lies and deceit. In order to find the truth, Gamache will have to decide whether he can trust his friends, his colleagues, his instincts, his own past. His own family.For even the City of Light casts long shadows. And in that darkness devils hide.

All the Devils Are Here: A Novel (Chief Inspector Gamache Novel, 16) by Louise Penny

In the picturesque village of Three Pines, Quebec, Chief Inspector Armand Gamache is called to investigate a series of disturbing incidents that have left the community feeling uneasy. The first incident involves the desecration of a local church, followed by a series of anonymous letters that spread fear and suspicion among the residents.

As Gamache delves deeper into the investigation, he uncovers a dark history of the village that has long been buried. He discovers that the seemingly peaceful community is harboring secrets and grudges that date back generations. The arrival of a mysterious outsider, known only as "The Stranger," further complicates matters, and Gamache finds himself questioning the motives of those closest to him.

With his characteristic insight and empathy, Gamache pieces together the puzzle, revealing a web of deceit and betrayal that spans decades. He must confront the demons of the past in order to bring justice to the present and restore peace to Three Pines.

All the Devils Are Here is a gripping and thought-provoking mystery that explores the darker side of human nature. Louise Penny weaves a masterful tale that keeps readers on the edge of their seats until the very end. This latest installment in the Chief Inspector Gamache series is a must-read for fans of the genre and for anyone who enjoys a well-crafted story.


448 pages