This continuation of Chief Inspector Gamache’s life shows him retired from the Surete de Quebec and living with his wife in the fictional small village of Three Pines . One of his close friends and neighbors Clara asks for his help to find her estranged husband Peter, who had left a year ago but was to come back to see if they were still to be together.
The book gives us a great inside look into the life of a painter from studying in university and how the professors influence them through their whole life. Through their search for Peter, the husband and missing painter, Inspector Gamache must leave his beloved Three Pines alongside his former second-in-command Jean Guy and travel to Montréal, Toronto all the way to France, Scotland and back to Quebec to find the truth.
The end enlightens you while throughout the book keeps you intrigued where it will go next and what the fate of Peter will be. I am sure you will enjoy this as well as the whole series of books .