The Long Way Home
Chief Inspector Armand Gamache Series, Book 10eBook - 2014
Happily retired in the village of Three Pines, Armand Gamache, former Chief Inspector of Homicide with the Sret ̌du Qub̌ec, has found a peace he'd only imagined possible. On warm summer mornings he sits on a bench holding a small book, The Balm of Gilead, in his large hands. "There is a balm of Gilead," his neighbor Clara Morrow reads from the dust jacket, "to make the wounded whole."While Gamache doesn't talk about his wounds and his balm, Clara tells him about hers. Peter, her artist husband, has failed to come home. Failed to show up as promised on the first anniversary of their separation. She wants Gamache's help to find him. Having finally found sanctuary, Gamache feels a near revulsion at the thought of leaving Three Pines. "There's power enough in Heaven," he finishes the quote as he contemplates the quiet village, "to cure a sin-sick soul." And then he gets up. And joins her.Together with his former second-in-command,...
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