May 29, 6:30 PM, Parlor.
Admission for this event is free. Open to the public. Sponsored by the SCNY Program Committee.
The book selected is "A Great Reckoning" by author Louise Penny.
Louise Penny CM (born 1958) is a Canadian author of mystery novels set in the Canadian province of Quebec centred on the work of Chief Inspector Armand Gamache of the Sûreté du Qué The series is set around the life of Chief Inspector Armand Gamache of Sûreté du Québec, the provincial police force for Quebec. Books in the series have been nominated and received numerous awards. A Great Reckoning,” involves the discovery of an intricate old map that's been stuffed into the walls of the bistro in Three Pines, the village in Quebec where Gamache and his beloved wife, Reine-Marie, keep a house.
May 1, 2017 - At the Malice Domestic Gala on April 29th, we were thrilled to hear that our Canadian Guest of Honour, Louise Penny, was announced as the winner of the Agatha Award for Best Contemporary Novel, for A Great Reckoning, her latest Inspector Gamache novel.
Please join us. To miss this would be a CRIME.
About the SCNY Mystery Book Club:
Since 2013 the SCNY Book Club has met monthly with the exception of June and July. The books discussed are primarily mystery novels. Some memorable authors explored have included Agatha Christie, Lee Child, Louise Penny and Ruth Rendell.
Books are selected based on geographic or historical interest, such as works by author Donna Leon whose crime novels are set in Venice, Italy and Peter Tremayne, Celtic scholar and historian whose focus is Seventh Century Ireland. We have had new authors discuss their writings including Paul Paradise, who writes about murder, trademark counterfeiting, and product piracy and Radha Vatsal, award winning mystery writer whose books center around a young female reporter in New York City during the 1910’s.
All books selected are readily accessible through the public library, and when not, can be purchased for a nominal fee. This is in alliance with the SCNY 50l (c) (3) Not for Profit organization status, as providing free arts programs for the general public.