'The Lewis Man shone like a bright star out of this year's book lists. Lyrical, empathetic and moving' Alex Gray.
'powerful and authentic' Glasgow Sunday Herald.
'as good as its superb predecessor, The Blackhouse' Guardian.
'Dark, exciting and atmospheric ... it even surpasses the first tale' Scotland on Sunday.
'The depiction of the island atmosphere is as impressive as the action' The Sunday Telegraph.
'In mood and texture, Peter May's novels [...] are essentially Nordic, and he bears comparison with some of the best writers from those cold desolate climes' The 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.
A rip-roaring thriller . . . thoroughly enjoyable
A wonderfully complex book
The Lewis Man shone like a bright star out of this year's book lists. Lyrical, empathetic and moving
He is a terrific writer doing something different
From the first page I knew I was in safe hands. I knew I could trust this writer
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
Peter May is a writer I'd follow to the ends of the earth
Instantly struck by the beauty of the descriptions of the wild island terrain as well as by the roundedness and complexity of the characterisations
One of the best regarded crime series of recent years
May's novels are strong on place and the wounds left by old relationships
Will have the reader relishing every tendency of description and characterization
Dark, exciting and atmospheric
Powerful and authentic
Fast, exciting ... an entertaining read that will also give food for thought
A tense and atmospheric thriller with a heart-stopping ending
Truly the best of May's series so far, this is not to be missed