- Author: Peter May
- Format: Paperback
- Publisher: Quercus Publishing Plc
- Published: 30 August 2012
- ISBN: 9780857382221
An unidentified corpse is recovered from a Lewis peat bog; the only clue to its identity being a DNA sibling match to a local farmer. But this islander, Tormod Macdonald - now an elderly man suffering from dementia - has always claimed to be an only child. When Tormod's family approach Fin Macleod for help, Fin feels duty-bound to solve the mystery.