The Blackhouse by Peter May audiobook

The Blackhouse

By Peter May
Read by Peter Forbes

Hachette Book Group, Quercus North America 9781454901273

The Lewis Trilogy : Book 1

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From acclaimed author and dramatist Peter May comes the Barry Award–winning The Blackhouse, the first book in the Lewis Trilogy—a riveting mystery series set on the Isle of Lewis in Scotland’s Outer Hebrides. When a grisly murder occurs on the Isle of Lewis that bears similarities to a brutal killing on the mainland, Edinburgh detective and native islander Fin Macleod is dispatched to the Outer Hebrides to investigate, embarking at the same time on a voyage into his own troubled past. As Fin reconnects with the people and places of his tortured childhood, the desolate but beautiful island and its ancient customs once again begin to assert their grip on his psyche. Every step toward solving the case brings Fin closer to a dangerous confrontation with the dark events of the past that shaped—and nearly destroyed—his life.

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Summary

Summary

From acclaimed author and dramatist Peter May comes the Barry Award–winning The Blackhouse, the first book in the Lewis Trilogy—a riveting mystery series set on the Isle of Lewis in Scotland’s Outer Hebrides.

When a grisly murder occurs on the Isle of Lewis that bears similarities to a brutal killing on the mainland, Edinburgh detective and native islander Fin Macleod is dispatched to the Outer Hebrides to investigate, embarking at the same time on a voyage into his own troubled past.

As Fin reconnects with the people and places of his tortured childhood, the desolate but beautiful island and its ancient customs once again begin to assert their grip on his psyche. Every step toward solving the case brings Fin closer to a dangerous confrontation with the dark events of the past that shaped—and nearly destroyed—his life.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“Order, read, and pass it on! Well known for novels and television dramas, Scottish author May has written a mesmerizing new trilogy opener.” Library Journal (starred review)
Brilliant…Abundant local color—much of it physically and psychologically wrenching…matches Macleod’s tormented emotional landscape.” Publishers Weekly (starred review)

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Author

Author Bio: Peter May

Author Bio: Peter May

Peter May has written several standalone novels and three series: the award-winning China Thrillers, featuring Beijing detective Li Yan and American forensic pathologist Margaret Campbell; the critically acclaimed Enzo Files, featuring Scottish forensic scientist Enzo Macleod, set in France; and the Lewis Trilogy, all three volumes of which are internationally bestselling novels.

Details

Details

Available Formats : Digital Download, CD
Category: Fiction/Thrillers/Suspense
Runtime: 12.35
Audience: Adult
Language: English