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BOOK ONE IN THE MILLION-SELLING LEWIS TRILOGY. A SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER. A RICHARD & JUDY PICK. WINNER OF THE USA'S BARRY AWARD FOR BEST NOVEL OF THE YEAR. PETER MAY: THE MAN WHO BROUGHT MURDER TO THE OUTER HEBRIDES 'One of the best regarded crime series of recent years' Independent A brutal killing takes place on the Isle of Lewis, Scotland: a land of harsh beauty and inhabitants of deep-rooted faith. A MURDER Detective Inspector Fin Macleod is sent from Edinburgh to investigate. For Lewis-born Macleod, the case represents a journey both home and into his past. A SECRET Something lurks within the close-knit island community. Something sinister. A TRAP As Fin investigates, old skeletons begin to surface, and soon he, the hunter, becomes the hunted. LOVED THE BLACKHOUSE? Read book 2 in the Lewis trilogy, THE LEWIS MAN LOVE PETER MAY? Buy his latest frontlist thriller, A SILENT DEATH Product description Review A rip-roaring thriller . . . thoroughly enjoyable ― Mail on Sunday A wonderfully complex book -- Peter James, on Entry Island The Lewis Man shone like a bright star out of this year's book lists. Lyrical, empathetic and moving -- Alex Gray He is a terrific writer doing something different ― Mark Billingham From the first page I knew I was in safe hands. I knew I could trust this writer -- Sohpie Hannah Wonderfully compelling -- Kate Mosse Western France - now May's own stamping ground - is as much a character in the book as the Hebrides were in his formidable Isle of Lewis sequence ― Guardian Peter May is a writer I'd follow to the ends of the earth ― New York Times Instantly struck by the beauty of the descriptions of the wild island terrain as well as by the roundedness and complexity of the characterisations ― The Times May's novels are strong on place and the wounds left by old relationships ― Sunday Times Will have the reader relishing every tendency of description and characterization -- Barry Forshaw ― Independent Dark, exciting and atmospheric ― Scotland on Sunday Powerful and authentic ― Glasgow Sunday Herald Fast, exciting ... an entertaining read that will also give food for thought ― Irish Times A tense and atmospheric thriller with a heart-stopping ending ― Tangled Web Truly the best of May's series so far, this is not to be missed ― The Good Book Guide Book Description The Richard & Judy Book Club bestseller, and the first novel in the Peter May's million-selling Lewis trilogy.