Download The Lewis Man (The Lewis Trilogy, Book 2) by Peter May PDF

By Peter May

A guy without identify. An unidentified corpse is recovered from a Lewis peat lavatory; the one clue to its identification being a DNA sibling fit to an area farmer. a guy with out reminiscence. yet this islander, Tormod Macdonald - now an aged guy struggling with dementia - has consistently claimed to be an purely baby. a guy with out selection. while Tormod's family members method Fin Macleod for support, Fin feels duty-bound to resolve the secret.

Show description

Read or Download The Lewis Man (The Lewis Trilogy, Book 2) PDF

Best mystery books

The Affinity Bridge (Newbury & Hobbes Investigations, Book 1)

Welcome to the unusual and unsafe international of Victorian London, a urban teetering at the fringe of revolution. Its everyone is ushering in a brand new period of expertise, dazzled every day by way of unexpected innovations. Airships bounce within the skies over the town, whereas floor trains rumble in the course of the streets and clockwork automatons are programmed to hold out menial initiatives within the workplaces of attorneys, policemen, and reporters.

Shoots to Kill (Flower Shop Mystery, Book 7)

8 years in the past, Abby Knight babysat for an issue youngster named Elizabeth. this present day, Elizabeth’s again, with a brand new identify (Libby) and a complete new lifestyles (stolen)—namely, one who already belongs to Abby. Libby’s even attempting to thieve Abby’s boyfriend, Marco. yet imitation fairly turns into the sincerest type of hassle while Abby reveals herself the accused dupe in a extraordinary homicide plot.

New Hope for the Dead (Hoke Moseley, Book 2)

Miami murder detective Hoke Moseley is termed to a fancy Miami local to enquire a deadly overdose. There he meets the pleasing stepmother of the decedant, and starts off to ask yourself approximately courting a witness. Meanwile, he has been threatened with suspension by way of his bold new leader until he leaves his liked, if squalid, suite on the El Dorado inn, and strikes downtown.

The Executioner's Song

Norman Mailer's Pulitzer Prize-winning and unforgettable vintage approximately convicted killer Gary Gilmore now in a brand-new edition.

Arguably the best ebook from America's such a lot heroically formidable author, THE EXECUTIONER'S tune follows the quick, blighted lifetime of Gary Gilmore who turned recognized after he robbed males in 1976 and killed them in chilly blood. After being attempted and convicted, he instantly insisted on being completed for his crime. to take action, he fought a procedure that appeared motive on holding him alive lengthy after it had sentenced him to demise. And that struggle for the best to die is what made him famous.

Mailer tells not just Gilmore's tale, yet these of the boys and girls stuck within the net of his existence and drawn into his procession towards the firing squad. All with implacable authority, steely compassion, and a restraint that inspires the parched panorama and stern theology of Gilmore's Utah. THE EXECUTIONER'S music is a visit down the inaccurate aspect of the tracks to the private resource of yank loneliness and violence. it's a towering achievement-impossible to place down, very unlikely to disregard.

Extra resources for The Lewis Man (The Lewis Trilogy, Book 2)

Example text

I understand you went with him on pilgrimage. You have done well by your master, I commend your loyalty, and I trust the journey has done great good to you, living, as to your master, who died still a pilgrim. There could be no more blessed death. Leave us now. ” Elave made him a deep reverence, and went out from the chapter house with a buoyant step, like a man going to a festival. Canon Gerbert had refrained from comment while the petitioner was present, but he cleared his throat vociferously as soon as Elave had vanished, and said with weighty gravity: “My lord abbot, it is a great privilege to be buried within the walls.

The length of Robert’s stride and the shortness of Jerome’s legs turned what should have been a busy, self-important bustle into a hasty shamble, but it would always get Jerome in time to any spot where there was something happening that might provide him with occasion for curiosity, censure, or sanctimony. “Your strange visitors are acceptable,” observed Hugh, seeing how the conference was proceeding, “if only on probation. ” “The fellow with the cart I do know,” said Cadfael. “He comes from close under the Wrekin.

And though Bernard might put in a word for popular criticism of the worldliness of many high churchmen, and yearn for a return to the poverty and simplicity of the Apostles, by all accounts he would have small mercy on anyone who diverged from the strictly orthodox where dogma was concerned. Radulfus might sidestep one citation of Bernard by countering with another, but he was quick to change the subject before he risked losing the exchange. “Here is Serlo,” he said simply, “who remembers whatever contention the archbishop’s missioner had with William.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.41 of 5 – based on 20 votes