The Blackhouse A novel

Peter May, 1951-

Book - 2012

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Subjects
Genres
Mystery fiction
Published
New York : SilverOak c2012.
Language
English
Physical Description
357 p. : maps ; 24 cm
ISBN
9781623659998
9781454901273
1454901276
Main Author
Peter May, 1951- (-)
Review by Publisher Summary 1

When a grisly murder occurs on a Scottish island, Edinburgh detective Fin Macleod must confront his past if he is ever going to discover if the killing has a connection to another one that took place on the mainland.

Review by Publisher Summary 2

Nominated for the Barry Award Best Mystery/Crime Novel of the DecadeThe first book in an enthralling mystery series from award-winning author Peter May. "A WRITER I WOULD FOLLOW TO THE ENDS OF THE EARTH." --Marilyn Stasio, The New York Times Book Review"SHINES WITH INTRIGUE AND SUPERB PLOTTING." --USA TodayEvery step toward solving the case brings Scottish detective Fin Macleod closer to a dangerous confrontation with the dark events of the past that shaped--and nearly destroyed--his life.When a grisly murder occurs on the Isle of Lewis that bears similarities to a brutal killing on mainland Scotland, Edinburgh detective and native of the Isle of Lewis 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 assert their grip on his psyche.