Inspector Gamache is a series of whodunit mystery novels by Canadian author Louise Penny, featuring Chief Inspector Armand Gamache. The series is set in Quebec and Gamache works for the Sûreté du Québec, where he heads the homicide department. The series features unconventional murders, a long list of suspects, plenty of red herrings and dramatic endings. The series is also known as the Three Pines Mysteries.

Louise Penny started her literary career with the first novel in the Inspector Gamache series, Still Life, in 2005. Below is a list of all of Louise Penny’s Inspector Gamache books in order of when they were originally released (which is also their chronological order):

Publication Order of Inspector Gamache Books

Still Life(2005) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
A Fatal Grace(2007) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Cruelest Month(2008) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
A Rule Against Murder(2009) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Brutal Telling(2009) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Bury Your Dead(2010) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Hangman(2010) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
A Trick of the Light(2011) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Beautiful Mystery(2012) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
How the Light Gets In(2013) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Long Way Home(2014) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Nature of the Beast(2015) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
A Great Reckoning(2016) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Glass Houses(2017) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Kingdom of the Blind(2018) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Notes: Dead Cold was also published as A Fatal Grace. A Rule Against Murder was also titled The Murder Stone.

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