Start Reading

The Peat Dead

415 pages5 hours


Shortlisted for the Bloody Scotland McIlvanney Prize - Scottish Crime Debut 2019

On the Scottish Hebridean Island of Islay, five corpses are dug up by a peat-cutter. All of them have been shot in the back of the head, execution style.
Sent across from the mainland to investigate, Inspector Angus Blue and his team slowly piece together the little evidence they have, and discover the men were killed on a wartime base, over 70 years ago.
But there are still secrets worth protecting, and even killing for.
Who can Inspector Blue trust?

Read on the Scribd mobile app

Download the free Scribd mobile app to read anytime, anywhere.