The Killings on Kersivay
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A killer is among them… Peter Parsons grew up on the island of Kersivay, and years later, he returns a troubled man.Even as he flies over the Scottish Highlands heading northwards, his old lover Myra and his fractured childhood both linger on his mind.But the past is past, and Peter has a job to do. A prison for the mentally insane has been built and as a producer for BBC Radio, it’s his new assignment to get local reactions to the prison for a programme. He meets with his old pal, Napoleon ‘Nappy’ Neil, who works at the local hotel owned by Willie Ross – better known by his nickname the King of Kersivay.It appears that nothing has changed on Kersivay. That is until a prison inmate, Terry Jackson escapes. And then, a local girl, Joanna Campbell goes missing. Hours later, her body found.It shouldn’t worry Peter that much, but he’s been suffering blackouts from migraines. Last time, he woke up with someone’s blood on his hands.And on that foggy night, he had another one. All he can remember is a woman’s scream and her last words.It’s easy enough to blame Jackson, but could Peter have done something to poor Joanna?As luck would have it, when he’s found by Major Rivington-Keel – the new laird of the Parson’s estate, his story of being on a morning walk is taken as truth.The only one suspicious is Kenneth Harringay, the famous fisherman-poet.As the search for Jackson intensifies, Peter learns that Joanna had a boyfriend and went to meet him on the night he died. However, it becomes increasingly clear the inmate couldn’t have escaped on his own…Could it have been Joanna’s boyfriend?And, more importantly, if he did, who killed her?As more deaths occur, it becomes a race against time for the rest of the islanders. If only to prove his own innocence to himself, Peter will get to the bottom of the killings on Kersivay…Set in the heart of the wild and beautiful Hebrides, The Killings on Kersivay is a thrilling, gripping mystery. Praise for Angus MacVicar “The writer par excellence of Scottish thriller” – Western Independent “Angus MacVicar understands and loves the country, the sea and the isles of which he writes and puts much of that love into his writing.” — C. V. Wedgwood in Time and Tide . “Runs John Buchan close as the supreme spinner of an enthralling yarn.” — Daily Express .“This is an ingenious, off-beat thriller by Angus MacVicar, ‘that great storyteller’” – Glasgow Herald Angus MacVicar was a Scottish writer specialising in crime thrillers, young adult and autobiography. His other books include The Singing Spider, The Ten Green Brothers and Crime’s Masquerader .
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