The Lewis Trilogy
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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
    (1650)
    Performance
    (1296)
    Story
    (1296)

    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.

    Fantastic thriller

    This was not at all what I was expecting, it is not so much a crime novel but a thriller that moves between past and present with a hugely likeable, s..Show More »

    Reviewed on 23 November 2011 by Michelle (Bath, 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
    (1290)
    Performance
    (1055)
    Story
    (1044)

    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)