By Peter May

Marilyn Stasio within the manhattan instances raved: "Peter might is a author I'd stick with to the ends of the earth." one of several honors got, The Blackhouse, the 1st novel in May's acclaimed Lewis trilogy, received the Barry and Crime mystery Hound awards.

Now, with The Chessmen, Peter might offers us a dramatic end to his award-winning Lewis trilogy. residing back of the Isle of Lewis, the ex-Detective Inspector Fin McLeod is operating as a safety officer for an area landowner. whereas investigating criminality at the property Fin encounters the elusive poacher and previous formative years good friend Whistler Macaskill.

But whereas Fin catches up with Whistler, the 2 witness a freak average phenomenon--a 'Bog Burst'--which spontaneously drains a loch of its water, revealing a mud-encased gentle plane with a sickeningly primary moniker on its side.

Both males instantly be aware of that they're going to locate inside of: the physique of Roddy Mackenzie, a chum whose flight disappeared greater than seventeen years sooner than. but if Whistler's face seems to sign up whatever except surprise, an icy sit back of apprehension overtakes Fin. What mystery has Whistler been hiding from him, and everybody else at the island? Fin is unprepared for a way the reality in regards to the prior will adjust the process the longer term.

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