The Lewis Man is the second book in Peter May’s Lewis Trilogy. In it, we continue to follow detective Fin Macleod and his fellow Hebridean islanders, as a young man’s body is discovered buried in the peat of Lewis Island. When DNA shows the body to be related to Fin’s son’s maternal grandfather, Fin is determined to discover who the young man was and who murdered him. Since the grandfather is lost in dementia, Fin has to follow a torturous path to get to the bottom of it all. May’s characters are so alive and the mystery so compelling that it becomes hard to put this book down. The first book in the trilogy is titled The Black House, and it is worthwhile to read this one before The Lewis Man.
Review by Eileen Jaffe, Pinal County Library District Cataloger