Inspector Torquil McKinnon had been devastated when he returned to the island to discover that Constable Ewan McPhee, his best friend was missing, presumed drowned. Then when a crofter died in a climbing accident, a dog was poisoned and a body was discovered face down in a rock pool, he began to suspect that there was a killer on the loose. Could all this somehow be connected with the controversial building of wind towers which enraged the local crafting community and worried the conservation group? It would take all Torquil's skills to unravel the mystery to put everyone's mind at rest.
The Flotsam & Jetsam TV show gained a cult following throughout Scotland by highlighting that money could be made from the debris that washed up onto remote beaches. When it came to West Uist, it brought the exciting prospect of celebrity status for the locals. Then, one fateful night, everything changed...The death of a noted scientist, the discovery of a half-drowned puppy and the suggestion of police negligence now lead Inspector Torquil McKinnon to investigate sinister events on the seemingly idyllic island. Who knows what other secrets will be washed ashore?
Deadly Still: Is a serial killer on the island? (Inspector Torquil McKinnon Book 6)
by Keith Moray.
Inspector Torquil McKinnon is back on the case! Perfect for fans of Ian Rankin, Stuart MacBride, LJ Ross and Faith Martin…
Has an innocent celebration gone wrong or is there a killer poisoning the islanders…?
West Uist, Scotland
While out on her morning run, Sergeant Morag Driscoll stumbles upon a teenager in serious distress.
Catriona McDonald is screaming hysterically and claims she has gone blind.
And her friend, Jamie, is in an unresponsive state…
With one young person dead, another missing, and a third in a critical condition, Morag quickly summons Inspector Torquil McKinnon and the rest of the team to action.
It seems the injuries are linked to illegally distilled alcohol. But were the teenagers the intended target? Or has a larger threat been brewed in the Deadly Still?
DEADLY STILL is the sixth crime thriller in the detective series featuring Inspector Torquil McKinnon: an action-packed police procedural full of suspense.
"Keith Moray gives a delightful mystery tale and at the same time a fascinating look at the island folk of West Uist, a fictional island in the Hebrides. I found the culture almost as riveting as the murders and in all enjoyed the book tremendously." Frank Roderus, double WWA Spur winning author.