ur-web.net is the online base of Scottish author Peter May:
Peter May is the author
several standalone novels and two series:
China Thrillers, featuring Beijing
detective Li Yan and American forensic pathologist Margaret
featuring Scottish forensic scientist Enzo MacLeod, which is set
Scotland's most prolific television dramatists, he garnered
more than 1000 credits in 15 years
as scriptwriter and script editor on
prime-time British television drama.
He is the creator of three
major television drama series and presided over two of the
in his homeland before quitting television to concentrate
his first love, writing novels.
and raised in Scotland he now lives in France.
novels have a large following in France.
Cadavres Chinois à
in the China Thrillers series) won the
French literary prize, the Prix
Intramuros (the jury of which is composed of prisoners
in French jails).
The first book in his latest series, The Lewis Trilogy, is The Blackhouse,
which had its worldwide
premier publication in France as L'Ile
won three French literary
the 2010 Les Ancres Noires,
Prix des Lecteurs
the 2011 PILP (Prix Inter
the 2011 Cezam Prix Litteraire Inter-CE
National French Literature Prize
of the world's largest adjudicated readers' prizes
The Blackhouse was also shortlisted for:
the 2010 Prix des Lecteurs
at the Villeneuve lez Avignon book festival,
2010 Prix International
the Cognac Book Festival "Polar&Co"
In the UK, The Blackhouse was chosen for the Richard and Judy Book