Louise Penny Commonplace

I know I’ve raved about Louise Penny before, but I’m reading through A Fatal Grace (book 2 of the Chief Inspector Armand Gamache series), and some of these lines are just too good to keep to myself. I always like my murder mysteries with a little poetic language.



“His body spoke of meals enjoyed and a life of long walks rather than contact sports.”


“They’d both swelled since they’d first met. There was no way either could get into their wedding clothes. But they’d grown in other ways as well, and Gamache figured it was a good deal. If life meant growth in all directions, it was fine with him.”


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