The Blackhouse by Peter May
A Novel

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...it’s certainly enough to whet the mystery lover’s anticipation for Fin’s return in May’s second installment, The Lewis Man, due later this year.
-NY Journal of Books

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READ THE SUNDAY TIMES AND RICHARD AND JUDY BESTSELLER, AND THE FIRST INSTALMENT IN PETER MAY'S SENSATIONAL, MILLION-SELLING LEWIS TRILOGY.

A brutal killing takes place on the Isle of Lewis, Scotland: a land of harsh beauty and inhabitants of deep-rooted faith.

A MURDER

Detective Inspector Fin Macleod is sent from Edinburgh to investigate. For Lewis-born Macleod, the case represents a journey both home and into his past.

A SECRET

Something lurks within the close-knit island community. Something sinister.

A TRAP

As Fin investigates, old skeletons begin to surface, and soon he, the hunter, becomes the hunted.

 

About Peter May

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Scottish author Peter May has written several stand-alone novels and two series: the award-winning China Thrillers, featuring Beijing detective Li Yan and American forensic pathologist Margaret Campbell, and the critically acclaimed Enzo Files, featuring Scottish forensic scientist Enzo Macleod, set in France. One of Scotland's most prolific television dramatists, May has garnered more than 1,000 credits in 15 years as a scriptwriter and editor on prime-time British television. He is the creator of three major TV series and presided over two of the highest-rated serials in his homeland before quitting TV to concentrate on writing novels. May lives and writes in France.
 
Published December 3, 2013 by Quercus. 432 pages
Genres: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Literature & Fiction, Crime. Fiction
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NY Journal of Books

Above average
Reviewed by Norman Powers on Jun 16 2014

...it’s certainly enough to whet the mystery lover’s anticipation for Fin’s return in May’s second installment, The Lewis Man, due later this year.

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