Minotaur Books is pleased to invite you to THE NATURE OF THE FEAST, recipes from the world of Three Pines. We’re showcasing a recipe from each of the books as we prepare for the August 30th release of the new book, A GREAT RECKONING. More: Louise’s tour dates for 2016 |pre-order the new book | about Louise Penny | find out more

Now Cooking: August 9 – 29, 2016

A Recipe from The Nature of the Beast (Book 11)

Their dinner guests had already arrived and were sipping drinks and eating apple and avocado salsa by the time Armand returned. . . .

“I saw the Lepage boy come flying out of the woods again,” said Ruth. “What was it this time? Zombies?”

“Actually, I believe he disturbed a nest of poets,” said Armand, taking the bottle of red wine around and refilling glasses, before helping himself to some of the salsa with honey-lime dressing. “Terrified him.”

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The Nature of the Feast

Every two weeks we will reveal a new recipe from the world of Three Pines. We’ll have the recipe, a photo, and an area open for discussion.

A Great Reckoning, by Louise Penny - cover art to be revealed

Chief Inspector Gamache, Books 1–11

  • Still Life, by Louise Penny
  • A Fatal Grace, by Louise Penny
  • The Cruelest Month, by Louise Penny
  • A Rule Against Murder, by Louise Penny
  • The Brutal Telling, by Louise Penny
  • Bury Your Dead, by Louise Penny
  • A Trick of the Light, by Louise Penny
  • The Beautiful Mystery, by Louise Penny
  • How the Light Gets In, by Louise Penny
  • The Long Way Home, by Louise Penny
  • The Nature of the Beast, by Louise Penny