Author Archives: Author Peter May

About Author Peter May

International best-selling author of several series of books: the Lewis Trilogy - "The Blackhouse", "The Lewis Man" and "The Chessmen" - The Enzo Files and the China Thrillers, as well as standalone novels including "Entry Island", "Runaway" and "Coffin Road".

LOCKDOWN – fighting crime in a world in quarantine

After a successful career creating and writing top-rated drama for British television, and with 8 novels published in the UK and USA, I hit a period around fifteen years ago when I could not find a publisher for anything I … Continue reading

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A Silent Death: the making of

click here to order now from BEHIND THE SCENES A Silent Death will be published in January 2020, and before its publication, I thought I would share some of the research and development that went into the writing of … Continue reading

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A Silent Death – UK Tour

Click here to pre-order A Silent Death from My latest book, A Silent Death, a brand new thriller set in the South of Spain near Gibraltar will be coming out in January in the UK and March in the … Continue reading

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The Man With No Face

Happy New Year! And I’m happy to announce the publication of The Man With No Face.  This book was originally written and published in 1981, it’s a fast-moving political thriller is set in 1979 but is contemporary in its themes, … Continue reading

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Spring 2018 news

I’ll Keep You Safe reached #2 in the UK hardback charts and has just been published in the USA and Canada. The good news is that publication dates are bringing North America closer with the UK, Australia and New Zealand. … Continue reading

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Nae Pasaran

A few months ago I came across a Kickstarter project called Nae Pasaran.  I was intrigued to read that a Chilean documentary-maker working in Scotland had completed filming the story of Rolls Royce workers at East Kilbride, near Glasgow, who … Continue reading

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Farewell Joe

It is with great sadness that I write, belatedly, in tribute to my friend and adviser on all things scientific, Professor Joe Cummins, who died just over two years ago after a lengthy battle with cancer. I didn’t know of … Continue reading

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I’ll Keep You Safe – new book coming January 2018

Peter May’s explosive return to the Hebrides with his brand new thriller – I”ll Keep You Safe Continue reading

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Events and Book News for Summer and Autumn 2017

Festival Events I will be speaking at festival events this summer across the UK… HARROGATE Crime Writing Festival: Saturday 22nd July 8.30pm (click here for details and tickets) EDINBURGH International Book Festival: Tuesday 15 August (tickets go on sale Tuesday … Continue reading

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Flannan Isles Mystery Fundraiser

Those of you who have read my thriller, “Coffin Road”, will know that some of the action takes place on one of a group of tiny islands twenty miles off the west coast of Lewis and Harris in the Outer … Continue reading

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