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Peter May - The Chessmen

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Peter May's incredible Lewis Trilogy concludes in The Chessmen.  Now living permanently on the Hebridean Isle of Lewis, former Edinburgh policeman Fin Macleod has finally settled in a quiet existence as a security officer for a local landowner.  A run-in with a childhood friend is cut short, though, when a freak natural phenomenon reveals the remains of a small plane at the bottom of loch.  Both men know immediately to whom it belongs--but Fin is almost certain his old friend his hiding something.  Beautifully written and atmospheric, the series has become as store favorite, and this concluding volume makes for a perfect end-cap.  The author did not tour the U.S., so we cannot offer signed copies I'm afraid.  But this series deserves to be read regardless. 

First edition.