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    “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 seemed simple A return to childhood back to the womb How easy it was now to ignore the fact that he had spent most of his

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    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

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    Having recently read and enjoyed Peter May’s stand alone book Entry Island I was urged by several of my Goodreads friends to seek ou

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    This novel is the first of a trilogy – the Lewis Trilogy The Isle of Lewis is the largest island in the outer Hebrides It is 683 suare miles 1770 suare kilometres has a population of less than 20000 and was once part of The Norse Kingdom of Mann and the IslesThe story within this novel is simply amazing and beautifully written

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    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 bi

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

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    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 remar

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    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 feel you are there Detective Inspector Fin Macleod returns to his childhood home to investigate a murder very similar to one he is working on in Edinburgh The victim is a bully from his past that brin

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    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

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    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 people that have known each other for generations I mean it wouldn't be the same if it would be

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SUMMARY The Blackhouse

The Blackhouse

The Isle of Lewis is the most remote harshly beautiful place in Scotland where the difficulty of existence seems outweighed only by people's fear of God But older pagan values lurk beneath the veneer of faith the primal yearning for blood and revengeWhen a brutal murder on the island bears the hallmarks of a similar slaying in Edinburg 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 seemed simple A return to childhood back to the womb How easy it was now to ignore the fact that he had spent most of his adult life avoiding just that Easy to forget that as a teenager nothing had seemed important to him than leaving Detective Fin Macleod is sent back to the place where he was bred born burnished and raised as an orphan A murder has happened on the Isle of Lewis in The Outer Hebrides of Scotland in the very town Fin was from Crobost The murder has similar characteristics of brutality to a murder he has been working on in Edinburgh He had only come back to the island for the funeral of his aunt since he left to go to school in Glasgow so everything there is tinged in the sepia tones of the past The tender threads that held his marriage together مريض الوهم is the most remote harshly beautiful place The Hypochondriacs Guide To Life And Death in Scotland where the difficulty of existence seems outweighed only by people's fear of God But older pagan values lurk beneath the veneer of faith the primal yearning for blood and revengeWhen a brutal murder on the ¡Arde Troya! (Las aventuras de Ogú, Mampato y Rena, island bears the hallmarks of a similar slaying Doctor y campeón in Edinburg Knew too that La corruptrice it wasn t just Mona he wanted to run away from It was everything Back to a place where life had once seemed simple A return to childhood back to the womb How easy Sweet for Her (Sweet Curves it was now to The Purpose-Guided Universe ignore the fact that he had spent most of his adult life avoiding just that Easy to forget that as a teenager nothing had seemed The Abel & Cole Veg Box Companion important to him than leaving Detective Fin Macleod The Academy is sent back to the place where he was bred born burnished and raised as an orphan A murder has happened on the Isle of Lewis Full Dark, No Stars in The Outer Hebrides of Scotland If Only Once (The Martelli Brothers, in the very town Fin was from Crobost The murder has similar characteristics of brutality to a murder he has been working on 1000 sitios que ver en España al menos una vez en la vida in Edinburgh He had only come back to the La ética de la crueldad island for the funeral of his aunt since he left to go to school 3052 in Glasgow so everything there Intégrale Gunnm Last Order Other Stories is tinged Mercator in the sepia tones of the past The tender threads that held his marriage together

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E demands of modern morality For Fin the hunt recalls a horrific tragedy which after all this time may have begun to demand another sacrificeThe Blackhouse is a crime novel of rare power and vision Peter May has crafted a page turning murder mystery that explores the darkness in our souls and just how difficult it is to escape the past 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 check out this latest murder to see if the crimes could be related Fin gets than he ever bargained for when he returns home for the first time in many years He encounters his first girlfriend his best buddy and floods of memories begin to pour out of his subconscious mind It just so happens that the murdered man was a bully that made life miserable for Fin and his friends Over the years the man only became an adult bully and was not a popular guy There is no shortage