The Chessmen Lewis Trilogy 3

The Chessmen  Lewis Trilogy 3

THE NEW STARTFin 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.THE OLD FRIENDThis mission reunites him with Whistler Macaskill - a ...

Author: Peter May

Publisher: Quercus Books

ISBN: 9781743287415

Category: Fiction

Page: 400

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THE NEW STARTFin 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.THE OLD FRIENDThis mission reunites him with Whistler Macaskill - a local poacher, Fin's teenage intimate, and possessor of a long-buried secret.THE FINAL CHAPTERBut 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.
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The Chessmen

The Chessmen

THE FINAL VOLUME IN PETER MAY'S LANDMARK LEWIS TRILOGY "MAGICAL.

Author: Peter May

Publisher: Quercus

ISBN: 1623656044

Category: Fiction

Page: 308

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Marilyn Stasio in The New York Times raved: "Peter May is a writer I'd follow to the ends of the earth." Among the many honors received, The Blackhouse, the first novel in May's acclaimed Lewis trilogy, won the Barry and Crime Thriller Hound awards. Now, with The Chessmen, Peter May gives us a dramatic conclusion to his award-winning Lewis trilogy. Living again of the Isle of Lewis, the ex-Detective Inspector Fin McLeod is working as a security officer for a local landowner. While investigating illegal activity on the estate Fin encounters the elusive poacher and former childhood friend Whistler Macaskill. But while Fin catches up with Whistler, the two witness a freak natural phenomenon--a 'Bog Burst'--which spontaneously drains a loch of its water, revealing a mud-encased light aircraft with a sickeningly familiar moniker on its side. Both men immediately know that they will find inside: the body of Roddy Mackenzie, a friend whose flight disappeared more than seventeen years before. But when Whistler's face appears to register something other than shock, an icy chill of apprehension overtakes Fin. What secret has Whistler been hiding from him, and everyone else on the island? Fin is unprepared for how the truth about the past will alter the course of the future.
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The Lewis Trilogy

The Lewis Trilogy

The isle of Lewis is a land of strange beauty, harsh living and inhabitants of deep-rooted faith.

Author: Peter May

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 9781848667013

Category: Fiction

Page: 1184

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The isle of Lewis is a land of strange beauty, harsh living and inhabitants of deep-rooted faith. Detective Inspector Fin Macleod returns from Edinburgh to the island of his childhood to investigate a series of brutal killings. As old memories resurface and old friends reappear, Fin realizes that returning to the past will lead him into danger.
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The Lewis Trilogy The Blackhouse The Lewis Man and The Chessmen

The Lewis Trilogy  The Blackhouse  The Lewis Man and The Chessmen

The isle of Lewis is a land of strange beauty, harsh living and inhabitants of deep-rooted faith.

Author: Peter May

Publisher: Quercus Books

ISBN: 9781743530528

Category: Fiction

Page: 869

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The isle of Lewis is a land of strange beauty, harsh living and inhabitants of deep-rooted faith. Detective Inspector Fin Macleod returns from Edinburgh to the island of his childhood to investigate a series of brutal killings. As old memories resurface and old friends reappear, Fin realizes that returning to the past will lead him into danger.
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The Chessmen

The Chessmen

Author: Hanzo Adem

Publisher: DISCOZUU

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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.
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The Lewis Man

The Lewis Man

THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLING SEQUEL TO THE BLACKHOUSE BOOK TWO IN THE MILLION-SELLING LEWIS TRILOGY 'One of the best regarded crime series of recent years' Independent A MAN WITH NO NAME An unidentified corpse is recovered from a Lewis peat ...

Author: Peter May

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 9780857382177

Category: Fiction

Page: 384

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THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLING SEQUEL TO THE BLACKHOUSE BOOK TWO IN THE MILLION-SELLING LEWIS TRILOGY 'One of the best regarded crime series of recent years' Independent A MAN WITH NO NAME An unidentified corpse is recovered from a Lewis peat bog; the only clue to its identity being a DNA sibling match to a local farmer. A MAN WITH NO MEMORY But this islander, Tormod Macdonald - now an elderly man suffering from dementia - has always claimed to be an only child. A MAN WITH NO CHOICE When Tormod's family approach Fin Macleod for help, Fin feels duty-bound to solve the mystery. LOVED THE LEWIS MAN? Read book 3 in the Lewis trilogy, THE CHESSMEN LOVE PETER MAY? Buy his latest frontlist thriller, A SILENT DEATH
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The Runner

The Runner

And Li must now outrun, and outwit, an enemy bent on pushing him beyond endurance. LOVED THE RUNNER? Read the final book in the China series, CHINESE WHISPERS LOVE PETER MAY? Order his new thriller, A SILENT DEATH

Author: Peter May

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 9781782065463

Category: Fiction

Page: 340

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THE #1 SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLING AUTHOR OVER 3 MILLION COPIES SOLD WORLDWIDE 'A TREMENDOUS COLLISION OF CULTURES' HERALD The fifth China thriller sees Li Yan and Margaret Campbell uncover an insidious conspiracy on the eve of the Beijing Olympics THE SUFFERER A prodigious Chinese swimmer kills himself on the eve of the Beijing Olympics. Days later, a champion weightlifter suffers a fatal heart attack prior to competition. THE LISTENER Detective Li Yan senses a conspiracy surrounding the fatalities, and finds a female athlete willing to talk. But she will only trust one person: Li's fiancée, Margaret Campbell. THE RUNNER When Campbell's contact herself vanishes, the gun is fired on a race against time. And Li must now outrun, and outwit, an enemy bent on pushing him beyond endurance. LOVED THE RUNNER? Read the final book in the China series, CHINESE WHISPERS LOVE PETER MAY? Order his new thriller, A SILENT DEATH
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Coffin Road

Coffin Road

Coffin Road follows three perilous journeys towards one shocking truth - and the realization that ignorance can kill us.

Author: Peter May

Publisher: Quercus

ISBN: 9781681443874

Category: Fiction

Page: 400

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In his latest mystery set in Scotland and the Outer Hebrides, award-winning author Peter May spins a tale about three disparate cases that may or may not be linked... On the remote Isle of Harris in Scotland's Outer Hebrides, a man washes up on a deserted beach, hypothermic and completely disoriented. He has no idea who he is or how he got there. The only clue to his condition is a map of the island showing a desolate, ancient path called the Coffin Road. With a sense of dread and no clear idea what lies at the other end, he knows he must follow the trail if he has any hope of discovering his identity. Meanwhile, homicide detective George Gunn makes the rough ocean crossing to a remote, sea-battered lighthouse on a rock in the northern Atlantic, twenty miles west of the Outer Hebrides, to investigate a brutal murder. Despite its isolation, the tiny island has seen its share of tragedy: more than a century earlier, three lighthouse keepers disappeared, never to be seen or heard from again. And now there is a new tragedy, and Gunn must figure out what happened. At the same time, a teenage girl lies in her Edinburgh bedroom, desperate to discover the truth about her father's death. Two years after the discovery of the pioneering scientist's suicide note, Karen Fleming still cannot accept that her father would willingly abandon her. And the more she discovers about the nature of his research, the more she suspects that suicide had nothing to do with it.
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The Man With No Face

The Man With No Face

A classic early Peter May novel situated among the political intrigue of 1979. Expecting to find only a difficult, dreary political investigation in Belgium, Bannerman has barely settled in when tragedy strikes.

Author: Peter May

Publisher: Quercus

ISBN: 9781635061246

Category: Fiction

Page: 416

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A classic early novel from Peter May situated among the political intrigue of Brussels, Belgium, in 1979--now available in the United States. "Peter May is a writer I'd follow to the ends of the earth." --Marilyn Stasio, New York Times There are two men on their way to Brussels from the UK: Neil Bannerman, an iconoclastic journalist for Scotland's Daily Standard whose irate editor wants him out of the way, and Kale--a professional assassin. Expecting to find only a difficult, dreary political investigation in Belgium, Bannerman has barely settled in when tragedy strikes. His host, a fellow journalist, along with a British Cabinet minister, are discovered dead in the minister's elegant Brussels townhouse. It appears that they have shot each other. But the dead journalist's young autistic daughter, Tania, was hidden in a closet during the killings, and when she draws a chilling picture of a third party--a man with no face--Bannerman suddenly finds himself a reluctant participant in a desperate murder investigation. As the facts slowly begin to emerge under Bannerman's scrutiny, he comes to suspect that the shootings may have a deep and foul link with the rotten politics that brought him to Brussels in the first place. And as Kale threatens to strike again, Bannerman begins to feel a change within himself. His jaded professionalism is transforming into a growing concern for the lonely and frightened Tania, and a strong attraction to a courageous woman named Sally--drawing him out of himself and into the very heart of a profound, cold-blooded, and infinitely dangerous conspiracy.
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The Coldest Blood

The Coldest Blood

(Lieutenant Dani Lewis series book 3) J. S. Law ... At every meeting since their
first, he'd asked her to bring a chess set with her so they could play while they
spoke. Dani hadn't yet agreed to that and after recent events was unlikely to.

Author: J. S. Law

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 9781472227980

Category: Fiction

Page: 320

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'I COULD NOT put this down! So, so, so tense.' Angela Clarke, Sunday Times bestseller 'OMG WHAT A BOOK!!!!!' A must read and an easy five stars' ***** Goodreads reviewer Patricia Cornwell called J.S. Law's debut 'addictively readable' and now Lieutenant Dani Lewis returns in a gripping new thriller that fans of M.J. Arlidge and Elly Griffiths will love. A savage murderer taunts the police from his cell. Naval investigator Dani Lewis made her name by catching serial killer Christopher Hamilton, a master of manipulation who now lives to toy with the police. But when a stranger viciously attacks Dani, she fears Hamilton has one twisted game left to play. As the case spirals out of control, Dani realises Hamilton's deadly grip reaches deeper than she ever knew. With her sanity and family in peril, Dani has no choice but to confront pure evil - even if it drags up the darkest secrets of the past. WHY READERS ARE HOOKED ON THE LIEUTENANT DANI LEWIS SERIES: 'I've LOVED this series so far but The Coldest Blood is by far the best...Fantastic. Highly Recommended.' ***** Goodreads Reviewer 'I devoured this book...a must read and an easy five stars.' ***** Goodreads Reviewer 'A highly enjoyable, fast paced drama...keeps you gripped from beginning to end.' ***** Goodreads Reviewer PRAISE FOR J.S. LAW: 'J.S. Law's taut crime novel oozes authenticity. I read this in a day and can't wait for the next in what will undoubtedly be an explosive series' Clare Mackintosh, number one bestseller 'An impressive debut...gripping, entertaining reading' The Times 'Addictively readable, and memories of it linger like dreams' Patricia Cornwell
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The Crime Interviews Volume Three

The Crime Interviews  Volume Three

The only circumstances in which I would go back to television would be to
produce and/or write an adaptation of the Lewis trilogy. Before you do, can you
say why Li Yan wonders about the apparently limitless appetite of the media and
the ...

Author: Len Wanner

Publisher: Blasted Heath Ltd

ISBN: 9781908688286

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 300

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If you're interested in learning about how to write, how to be a writer, or about the writing life in general, what greater resource and pleasure than frank, revealing interviews with some of today's best-selling authors? Len Wanner's acclaimed interview series continues with VOLUME THREE, featuring in-depth interviews with twelve of the leading lights of Scottish crime fiction and with a foreword by William McIlvanney, creator of Jack Laidlaw and the Godfather of tartan noir.-Peter May talks about writing for television, repairing bad dialogue, researching his China thrillers with the help of the Ministry of Propaganda, and receiving international exposure with a book no British publisher wanted to publish.-Charles Cumming talks about the rewards of a degree in literature, refining expositional storytelling, researching state secrets at home and abroad, writing the great international spy novel, and being recruited by the SIS.-Campbell Armstrong talks about going abroad to write about home, giving up on teaching creative writing, getting over the paralysis of a bad sentence, going on stake-outs, giving us his memoirs, and getting commissioned to novelise Indiana Jones.-Caro Ramsay talks about teaching herself how to write with her back against the wall, learning how to write crime fiction from agents and editors, teaching herself how to compartmentalise, and learning how to finish a book.-Aline Templeton talks about diving in and out of writing, writing a series of cosy police procedurals based on a subterranean cave system, living in the city yet writing about the countryside, and discovering that a fictional protagonist is a living person.-plus much more from Lin Anderson, Alex Gray, Gillian Galbraith, GJ Moffat, Craig Robertson, Ken McClure, and Frederic Lindsay.
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Chess Player s Chronicle

Chess Player s Chronicle

1805 Books on Sale by j . H . Starie , 46 , Rathbone Place , Oxford Street .
CHESS . Lewis ' s Elements of Chess , 12mo , call , 33 1821 MORPHY ' S ... Svo ,
58 Mr . M ' Donnell , with an Appendix , contain - The Chess Champion , an
Account of ing Three Games played by M . Des Chapelles his ... 38 6d New
Series , 3 vols .

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ISBN: NYPL:33433066639273

Category: Chess

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The London Catalogue of Books Published in Great Britain

The London Catalogue of Books Published in Great Britain

2 2 0 H. Bohn — (Ross) Life of a Soldier, a Tale, 3 v. post 8vo . . . . 1 11 6 Bentley
— (Tho.) ... 0 2 6 Simpkin — Games of the Match of Chess, Lond, and Edin. Clubs
, 8vo 0 3 6 ... 0 1 6 Simpkin Lewis's Series of Catechisms; Arts and Sciences ...

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ISBN: BSB:BSB10601047

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The London Catalogue of Books Published in Great Britain

The London Catalogue of Books Published in Great Britain

If.) Birds of New South Wales, fol 2 14 (Bo$t) Life of a Soldier, a Tale, 3 т. post
8vo (Tho.) ... Supplement, 8vo □(W.O.) English Grammar, 18mo - Religion of
Rome Examined, ISnio Lewis's Series of Catechisms ; Arts and Sciences, 18mo
Natural ...

Author: Thomas Hodgson

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ISBN: STANFORD:36105026045588

Category: English literature

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Cast Iron

Cast Iron

IN THE RED-HOT FINALE TO PETER MAY'S CRITICALLY ACCLAIMED ENZO FILES, ENZO MACLEOD WILL FACE HIS MOST CHALLENGING COLD CASE YET.

Author: Peter May

Publisher: Quercus

ISBN: 9781681441597

Category: Fiction

Page: 400

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IN THE RED-HOT FINALE TO PETER MAY'S CRITICALLY ACCLAIMED ENZO FILES, ENZO MACLEOD WILL FACE HIS MOST CHALLENGING COLD CASE YET. "ENDS MACLEOD'S QUEST WITH A FLOURISH." ---MARILYN STASIO, THE NEW YORK TIMES "A SATISFYING SURPRISE." --PUBLISHERS WEEKLY (STARRED REVIEW) "THE LAST SHALL BE BEST." --KIRKUS REVIEWS Western France, 1989A weeping killer deposits the unconscious body of twenty-year-old Lucie Martin, her head wrapped in a blue plastic bag, into the waters of a picturesque lake. Lot-et-Garonne, 2003 Fourteen years later, a summer heat wave parches the countryside, killing trees and bushes and drying out streams. In the scorched mud and desiccated slime of the lake, a fisherman finds a skeleton wearing a bag over its skull. Paris, October 2011 In an elegant apartment in Paris, forensic expert Enzo Macleod, now fifty-six years old, pores over the scant evidence of the sixth and final cold case he has been challenged to solve. The most obvious suspect is Régis Blanc, a former pimp already imprisoned for the murders of three sex workers, who may have been Lucie's lover in the months before her disappearance. But Régis has a solid alibi, and Enzo has a feeling the real explanation might be more complicated. In taking on this old and seemingly impossible-to-crack case, Enzo puts everything and everyone he holds dear in terrible danger--and in ways even he never could have imagined.
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Snakehead

Snakehead

SNAKEHEAD Li and Campbell will soon find that the crime scene hides another secret: a biological time bomb linking traffickers, politicians, and migrants in Beijing, Washington, and Texas--posing multiple countries one very singular threat.

Author: Peter May

Publisher: Quercus

ISBN: 1681440806

Category: Fiction

Page: 384

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"AN EXCELLENT THRILLER." --KIRKUS REVIEWS "SPELL-BINDING." --ABERDEEN EVENING EXPRESS "HIGHLY RECOMMENDED." --SHOTS MAGAZINE SUFFOCATEDA vehicle crammed with dozens of dead Chinese immigrants is found in southern Texas. Forensic pathologist Margaret Campbell must put aside her horror and find out why. SUMMONED Detective Li Yan--an even more unwelcome memory for Campbell--has arrived stateside to investigate a link in the case to a lucrative trade in illegal laborers. SNAKEHEAD Li and Campbell will soon find that the crime scene hides another secret: a biological time bomb linking traffickers, politicians, and migrants in Beijing, Washington, and Texas--posing multiple countries one very singular threat.
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Cathedral of Bones

Cathedral of Bones

With multiple suspects, can she identify the true killer? The Ela of Salisbury Medieval Mystery Series This series features a real historical figure—the formidable Ela Longespée.

Author: J. G. Lewis

Publisher: Stoneheart Press

ISBN: 9781939941527

Category: Fiction

Page: 280

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Salisbury, 1226 A young pregnant woman is found tangled in reeds in the river Avon, her identity a mystery. Grieving widow Ela Longespée is determined to succeed her husband as sheriff of Salisbury, and quickly takes charge of the investigation. She soon finds herself in the thick of a neighborhood scandal and a struggle to maintain her authority. With multiple suspects, can she identify the true killer? The Ela of Salisbury Medieval Mystery Series This series features a real historical figure—the formidable Ela Longespée. The young Countess of Salisbury was chosen to marry King Henry II’s illegitimate son William. After her husband’s untimely death, Ela served as High Sheriff of Wiltshire, castellan of Salisbury Castle, and ultimately founder and abbess of Lacock Abbey. Book 1: Cathedral of Bones Book 2: Breach of Faith Book 3: The Lost Child Book 4: Forest of Souls Coming 2021…Book 5: The Bone Chess Set
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