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2014 schedule. Please note the 2015 tour dates will be posted as soon as possible.

19 to 23 Mar Monterey, Left Coast Crime - where I'll be one of the guests of honor, along with the fabulous Cara Black, Sue Grafton, Marcia Muller, Bill Pronzini, Brad Parks and Sue Trowbridge. If you'd like to join us, it's a great crime writers/readers gathering. Here's the link.

29 July HOW THE LIGHT GETS IN paperback launch tour

Tuesday, 6pm - MANCHESTER CENTER, VT - Northshire Bookstore, 4869 Main Street
ticketed event - Ticket includes a copy of the paperback - see website for details

Wednesday 7pm - Norwich Bookstore, 291 Main Street
ticketed event - Ticket includes 30% off the paperback or a pre-order of new hardcover, The Long Way Home - see website for details

Thursday 7pm - Longfellow Books / First Parish Church, 425 Congress Street
ticketed event - Ticket includes 20% off paperback or pre-order of new hardcover,
The Long Way Home - see website for details

23 Aug Pre-Launch of THE LONG WAY HOME

Saturday, 2:00 p.m. at Centre Lac-Brome, 270 Victoria street in Knowlton. This is a free event but we are taking seating reservations so please call Brome Lake Books at 450-242-2242 or email For more information check out Brome Lake Books on Facebook or our web page at

25 Aug

Mon, 7:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. Louise Penny The Long Way Home, with former CBC radio host Mary Lou Finlay.
Toronto Reference Library Bram & Bluma Appel Salon, 789 Yonge Street, Toronto, ON
M4W 2G8 - click here to order fee tickets via the Toronto Library website.

26 Aug Tuesday, 7pm - NEW YORK, NY Barnes & Noble, 2289 Broadway @ 82nd Street

27 Aug Wednesday, 6:30pm - PITTSBORO, NC - McIntyre's, The Barn at 2000 Fearrington Village Center
ticketed event

28 Aug Thursday, 7pm - ANN ARBOR, MI - Aunt Agatha's / Towsley Auditorium at Washtenaw Community,
4800 Huron River Drive

29 Aug Friday, 6pm - OMAHA, NE - The Bookworm at Omaha, 8702 Pacific Street

30 Aug Saturday, 2pm - MINNEAPOLIS, MN - Common Good Books / Prior Lake Library, 16210 Eagle Creek Avenue SE

31 Aug Sunday, 1pm - SEATTLE, WA - Third Place Books, 17171 NE Bothwell Way

1 Sep Monday, 5pm - PHOENIX, AZ - Poisoned Pen, 4014 N. Goldwater, #101 / Scottsdale

2 Sep Tuesday, 6:30 - HOUSTON, TX - Murder By The Book, 2342 Bissonnet St.

3 Sep Wednesday, 7:30pm St. Vancouver, BC, The Vancouver Writers Fest.
Andrew's-Wesley United Church, Burrard at Nelson Street
See website for details Tickets: $25 adults/ $23 Students & Seniors/$20 Bookclubs*

21 Sep Art exhibition opening in the village of Freilighsburg, in the Eastern Townships, Canada.
2-5pm Michael and I will be at the vernissage, along with My Assistant Lise, and all the artists.

It was one of the inspirations for Three Pines, and if you visit you'll see why. Well, a bunch of local artists got together to create the exhibit: Où est Three Pines? / Where is Three Pines?
The opening is Sept 19th, the show goes until October 12th. For more information, here's the link.

12 Oct Saint Paul RiverCentre 5-9:30 p.m 175 Kellogg Blvd W Saint Paul, MN 55102 - Minneapolis
Opus and Olives, in support of the St Paul Public Library. click here for more details.

18 Oct

Knowlton Literary Festival. It runs from Oct 17th to 19th.
3:30 pm to 5:00 pm
Louise Penny, author of the Gamache/Three Pines mystery series in conversation with Johanne Seymour, author the Kate McDougall mystery series - Brome Lake Community Centre, 270 Victoria.

For more information on the Knowlton Literary Festival, just click here.


Please note the 2015 tour dates will be posted as soon as possible.


Exciting news - GAMACHE / BURY YOUR DEAD guided tour of Quebec City is now available. We've been working with a top walking tour company in the venerable old city, Tours Voir Quebec, and are very happy to endorse this. The good people of the Literary and Historical Society (Morrin Centre) are also onboard. It's available in either English or French. Here's the link. Bon voyage et Vive Gamache!

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