BKMT READING GUIDES



 
Addictive,
Dramatic,
Adventurous

3 reviews

A Great Reckoning: A Novel (Chief Inspector Gamache Novel)
by Louise Penny

Published: 2016-08-30
Hardcover : 400 pages
2 members reading this now
16 clubs reading this now
3 members have read this book
Recommended to book clubs by 2 of 3 members

Instant New York Times bestseller:

#1 in Hardcover Fiction
#1 in E-book Fiction
#1 in Combined Print and E-book Fiction

"Deep and grand and altogether extraordinary....Miraculous."
?The Washington Post

"Artful...Powerful...Magical."
- The New York Times Book Review

"Superb"
- People

A Great ...

No other editions available.
Add to Club Selections
Add to Possible Club Selections
Add to My Personal Queue
Jump to

Introduction

Instant New York Times bestseller:

#1 in Hardcover Fiction
#1 in E-book Fiction
#1 in Combined Print and E-book Fiction

"Deep and grand and altogether extraordinary....Miraculous."
?The Washington Post

"Artful...Powerful...Magical."
- The New York Times Book Review

"Superb"
- People

A Great Reckoning succeeds on every level."
?St. Louis Post-Dispatch

#1 New York Times bestselling author Louise Penny pulls back the layers to reveal a brilliant and emotionally powerful truth in her latest spellbinding novel.

When an intricate old map is found stuffed into the walls of the bistro in Three Pines, it at first seems no more than a curiosity. But the closer the villagers look, the stranger it becomes.

Given to Armand Gamache as a gift the first day of his new job, the map eventually leads him to shattering secrets. To an old friend and older adversary. It leads the former Chief of Homicide for the Sûreté du Québec to places even he is afraid to go. But must.

And there he finds four young cadets in the Sûreté academy, and a dead professor. And, with the body, a copy of the old, odd map.

Everywhere Gamache turns, he sees Amelia Choquet, one of the cadets. Tattooed and pierced. Guarded and angry. Amelia is more likely to be found on the other side of a police line-up. And yet she is in the academy. A protégée of the murdered professor.

The focus of the investigation soon turns to Gamache himself and his mysterious relationship with Amelia, and his possible involvement in the crime. The frantic search for answers takes the investigators back to Three Pines and a stained glass window with its own horrific secrets.

For both Amelia Choquet and Armand Gamache, the time has come for a great reckoning.

Editorial Review

No editorial review at this time.

Excerpt

No Excerpt Currently Available

Discussion Questions

No discussion questions at this time.

Notes From the Author to the Bookclub

No notes at this time.

Book Club Recommendations

Member Reviews

Overall rating:
 
 
by mpaniaguatej (see profile) 11/26/19

 
  "a great reckoning"by Carolynr (see profile) 08/08/18

 
  "Pretty dang good."by marylonergan (see profile) 10/30/17

I LOVED this book until the last few pages. The ending wasn't horrible, but... Possibly feel that way because it was such a GREAT, easy read and I was totally IN, then the ending seemed a... (read more)

 
  "Commander Gamache hits it out of the park!"by thewanderingjew (see profile) 02/13/17

A Great Reckoning, Louise Penny, author; Robert Bathurst, narrator
This is book 12 in the detective series with Chief Inspector Gamache. I love the quiet wisdom and strength with which the
... (read more)

Rate this book
MEMBER LOGIN
Remember me
BECOME A MEMBER it's free

Join the leading website for book clubs with over 35,000 clubs and 20,000 reading guides.

SEARCH OUR READING GUIDES Search
Search




FEATURED EVENTS
PAST AUTHOR CHATS
JOIN OUR MAILING LIST

Get free weekly updates on top club picks, book giveaways, author events and more
Please wait...