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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: pre-order the new book | about Louise Penny | find out more

Now Cooking: July 12 – 25, 2016

A Recipe from How the Light Gets In (Book 9)

Everyone, except Ruth, cleared the table while Gabri took Olivier’s trifle out of the fridge, with its layers of ladyfingers, custard, fresh whipped cream, and brandy-infused jam.

“The love that dares not speak its name,” Gabri whispered as he cradled it in his arms.

“How many calories, do you think?” asked Clara.

“Don’t ask,” said Olivier.

“Don’t tell,” said Myrna. . . .

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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