The Lewis Trilogy
Books in series3
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  • 1
    The Blackhouse | Peter May

    The Blackhouse

    • UNABRIDGED (11 hrs and 27 mins)
    • By Peter May
    • Narrated By Steve Worsley
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (1847)
    Performance
    (1478)
    Story
    (1478)

    The Isle of Lewis is the most desolate and harshly beautiful place in Scotland. When a bloody murder on the island bears the hallmarks of a similar slaying in Edinburgh, police detective Fin Macleod is dispatched north to investigate. Since Fin himself was raised on the island, the investigation represents not only a journey home but a voyage into his past. Each year twelve island men sail out to a remote and treacherous rock called An Sgeir on a perilous quest to slaughter nesting seabirds.

    I loved this book

    I had already listened to and enjoyed another book in this series but for some reason I hadn't got around to buying this one. I loved it and I felt lo..Show More »

    Reviewed on 09 April 2016 by Flint ()
  • 2
    The Lewis Man | Peter May

    The Lewis Man

    • UNABRIDGED (10 hrs and 54 mins)
    • By Peter May
    • Narrated By Peter Forbes
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (1811)
    Performance
    (1436)
    Story
    (1423)

    An unidentified corpse is recovered from a peat bog on the Isle of Lewis, Scotland. News of the discovery soon reaches Fin Macleod. However, since swapping his life in Edinburgh for a quiet existence on Lewis, such mysteries are no longer a concern for the former Detective Inspector. Or so he thought. The sequel to the Blackhouse which was selected for the WH Smith Richard and Judy Bookclub, and the second book in the Lewis triology.

    Atmospheric sequel to The Blackhouse

    Although this book can be enjoyed as a stand-alone novel, you'll get more from it if you listen to the first part of this trilogy of books largely set..Show More »

    Reviewed on 24 February 2012 by Kirstine (Bonnyrigg, United Kingdom)
  • 3
    The Chessmen | Peter May

    The Chessmen

    • UNABRIDGED (10 hrs and 3 mins)
    • By Peter May
    • Narrated By Peter Forbes
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (1583)
    Performance
    (1329)
    Story
    (1319)

    Fin Macleod, now head of security on a privately owned Lewis estate, is charged with investigating a spate of illegal-game hunting taking place on the island. This mission reunites him with Whistler Macaskill - a local poacher, Fin's teenage intimate, and possessor of a long-buried secret. But when this reunion takes a violent, sinister turn and Fin puts together the fractured pieces of the past, he realizes that revealing the truth could destroy the future.

    A Masterclass in Storytelling

    This is the third of the Lewis trilogy by Peter May. I read the first two but, after starting a job which involved a long drive, decided to listen to ..Show More »

    Reviewed on 19 February 2013 by MISS E J BIRD (Maidenhead, UK)