Contributor biographical information for The cruelest month : a Three Pines mystery / Louise Penny.

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Louise Penny worked as an award-winning journalist with the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation before leaving to write crime fiction. Her first Three Pines mystery, Still Life, won the New Blood Dagger from the British Crime Writers’ Association and the Arthur Ellis Award from the Crime Writers of Canada. In the United States, it received the prestigious Anthony and Barry awards at Bouchercon 2007, as well as the Dilys Award for the book that the members of the Independent Mystery Booksellers Association most enjoyed selling. It was also named one of Kirkus Reviews’ top ten mysteries of 2006, and the Best of 2006 on the online community DorothyL. Penny lives in a small village south of Montreal with her husband, Michael, and three golden retrievers. Visit Louise on the Web at

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Gamache, Armand (Fictitious character) -- Fiction.
Police -- Qu‚ebec (Province) -- Fiction.
Villages -- Qu‚ebec (Province) -- Fiction.
Easter -- Fiction.
Seances -- Fiction.
Traitors -- Fiction.