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The Blackhouse

A brutal killing takes place on the Isle of Lewis Scotland a land of harsh beauty and inhabitants of deep rooted faithA MURDERDetective Inspector Fin M. Having recently read and enjoyed Peter May s stand alone book Entry Island I was urged by several of my Goodreads friends to seek out his Lewis Trilogy I also recalled that a former colleague of mine someone who hardly ever picked up a book of any description had read this mini series and pronounced it the best thing I ve ever read Ok it might have been the only thing he ever read but all signs seemed to be pointing in the same directionSo I launched myself into this book with high hopes The early sections scoped out the fact that two similar murders had occurred one in Edinburgh and the other on the remote Isle of Lewis and that a youngish copper Fin McLeod had been sent to Lewis to see if he could establish whether the tw

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Thin the close knit island community Something sinisterA TRAPAs Fin investigates old skeletons begin to surface and soon he the hunter becomes the hunt. Rating 3 of five but just barelyThe Publisher Says From acclaimed author and television dramatist Peter May comes the first book in the Lewis Trilogy a riveting mystery series set on the Isle of Lewis in Scotland s Outer Hebrides a formidable and forbidding world where tradition rules and people adhere to ancient ways of life When a grisly murder occurs on the Isle of Lewis that has the hallmarks of a killing he s investigating on the mainland Edinburgh detective and native islander Fin Macleod is dispatched to see if the two deaths are connected His return after nearly two decades not only represents a police investigation but a voyage into his own troubled past As Fin reconnects with the places and people of his tortured childhood he feels the isl

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Acleod is sent from Edinburgh to investigate For Lewis born Macleod the case represents a journey both home and into his pastA SECRETSomething lurks wi. I loved seeing the island through May s eyes and Fin s memories of growing up there The writing is excellent The murder mystery read like an overlay of an additional story and the explanation at the end was a bit of a letdown That being said I ordered the seuel as soon as finished this one Rounding up 4 stars


10 thoughts on “The Blackhouse

  1. says:

    “Knew too that it wasn’t just Mona he wanted to run away from It was everything Back to a place where life had once se

  2. says:

    We left on the midnight tide diesel engines thudding as we slipped out into the bay from the relative shelter of the harbour facing into the huge swell waves breaking over the bow to pour in foaming rivers across the deck   It seemed no time at all until the lights of Ness were swallowed by the night as we yawed and pitched into open seas beyond the Butt of Lewis  The last thing to vanish was the comforting flash of the ligh

  3. says:

    Having recently read and enjoyed Peter May’s stand alone book Entry Island I was urged by several of my Goodreads friends to seek out his Lewis Trilogy I also recalled that a former colleague of mine – someone who hardly ever picked up a book of any description – had read this mini series and pronounced it the ‘best thing I’ve ever read’ Ok it might have been the only thing he ever read but all signs seemed

  4. says:

    This novel is the first of a trilogy – the Lewis Trilogy The Isle of Lewis is the largest island in the outer H

  5. says:

    I loved seeing the island through May's eyes and Fin's memories of growing up there The writing is excellent The murder mystery read like an ov

  6. says:

    This book practically read itself it was so good We nearly had no lunch today because I could not find a place in the text where I w

  7. says:

    The Black House by Peter May is a 2011 uercus publication I was provided a copy of this book by the publisher and Edelweiss in exchange for an honest review The Isle of Lewis is a place Fin Macleod thought he would never have to visit again But as fate would have it a murder has been committed on the Isle of Lewis that bears a remarkable similarity to a murder case Fin is working on in Edinburgh So he is told to he must

  8. says:

    The Blackhouse is the first of a trilogy written by Peter May which won The Barry Award in 2013 Set in the harsh northern region of the Isle of Lewis in Scotland the author masterfully describes the Gaelic culture and terrain so well that you

  9. says:

    Rating 3 of five but just barelyThe Publisher Says From acclaimed author and television dramatist Peter May comes the first book in the Lewis T

  10. says:

    There is something alluring at least for me with crime novels placed on islands especially those far up in the north with bad weather and peopl

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