Chaos is coming, old son.
With those words the peace
of Three Pines is shattered. As families prepare to head back to the
city and children say goodbye to summer, a stranger is found murdered
in the village bistro and antiques store. Once again, Chief Inspector
Gamache and his team are called in to strip back layers of lies,
exposing both treasures and rancid secrets buried in the wilderness.
one admits to knowing the murdered man, but as secrets are revealed,
chaos begins to close in on the beloved bistro owner, Olivier. How did
he make such a spectacular success of his business? What past did he
leave behind and why has he buried himself in this tiny village? And
why does every lead in the investigation find its way back to him?
Olivier grows more frantic, a trail of clues and treasures— from first
editions of Charlotte’s Web and Jane Eyre to a spider web with the word
“WOE” woven in it—lead the Chief Inspector deep into the woods and
across the continent in search of the truth, and finally back to Three
Pines as the little village braces for the truth and the final, brutal
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