The Lewis Trilogy
On Sale: February 3, 2015
Featuring: Whistler Macaskill; Fin McLeod
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Marilyn Stasio in The New York Times raved: "Peter May is
a writer I'd
follow to the ends of the earth." Among the many honors
Blackhouse, the first novel in May's acclaimed Lewis
trilogy, won the
Barry and Crime Thriller Hound awards.
Now, with The Chessmen, Peter May gives us a dramatic
conclusion to his
award-winning Lewis trilogy. Living again of the Isle of
Lewis, the ex-
Detective Inspector Fin McLeod is working as a security
officer for a
local landowner. While investigating illegal activity on
the estate Fin
encounters the elusive poacher and former childhood friend
But while Fin catches up with Whistler, the two witness a
phenomenon--a 'Bog Burst'--which spontaneously drains a
loch of its
water, revealing a mud-encased light aircraft with a
familiar moniker on its side.
Both men immediately know that they will find inside: the
body of Roddy
Mackenzie, a friend whose flight disappeared more than
before. But when Whistler's face appears to register
than shock, an icy chill of apprehension overtakes Fin.
What secret has
Whistler been hiding from him, and everyone else on the
island? Fin is
unprepared for how the truth about the past will alter the
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