96. The True Crime episode
This is a story about our favorite true crime storyteller.
What Penny writes are morality tale crime novels that understands how murder, like Christ taught, begins in the heart, often decades before the actual crime.
And what anchors us when we feel overwhelmed by the brutality of the world is the exact so-called ordinary life that Christie and Lisa-Jo savor on this podcast. And that Penny writes so vividly in her novels.
May this episode be a reminder of how the ordinary rhythms of life—satisfying food with friends, a warm bench in the sun, the joy of a library--are like a lighthouse in the storm, a cape of good hope, a sanctuary of goodness. No matter how terrible, dark or scary the world outside might seem.
Louise Penny's books in order.
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