Brome Lake Books launches The Beautiful Mystery
The Beautiful Mystery is the eighth mystery in the Chief Inspector Gamache series written by Louise Penny. The series has won Louise a number of big awards and landed her on the New York Times bestseller list.
But when she launches her books, she always goes back home to the Townships, where the novels are set. So The Beautiful Mystery will be given its send-off next Saturday in Knowlton, as always.
Lucy Hoblyn and Danny McAuley (photo, above), the owners of Brome Lake Books, have launched all the Gamache books. I dropped by the bookstore last week to talk with them about what the mystery series has meant to them - and about the people who come to the store searching for the fictional town of Three Pines.
Lucy started out by showing me the Louise Penny merchandise -- from the signed book plates and calendar to the Vive Gamache! café au lait mugs....