(#106) Still Life - Louise Penny (unabridged audiobook) ★★★★★ // Chief Inspector Armand Gamache, Book 1. This is a wonderful "village cozy" murder mystery set in Quebec with interesting, entertaining characters and the charming C.I. Armand Gamache anchoring the story. The first in a series. Worth Reading, Chiefs Inspector, Armand Gamach, Book Worth, Louis Pennies, Still Life, Gamach Novels, Inspector Gamach, Louise Pennies
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Life After Life, Jill McCorkle. So good in places, not so good in others. Not terrible, but not one I'd really recommend.