The daughter who nobody wanted learns the truth about the mother she never knew. A page-turning, heart-breaking mystery full of surprises … this is a classic whodunit (Scotsman). Cal McGill is a unique investigator and oceanographer who uses his expertise to locate things – and sometimes people – lost or missing at sea. His expertise could unravel the haunting mystery of why, twenty-six years ago on a remote Scottish beach, Megan Bates strode out into the cold ocean and let the waves wash her away. Megans daughter, Violet Wells, was abandoned as a baby on the steps of a local hospital just hours before the mother she never knew took her own life. As McGill is drawn into Violets search for the truth, he encounters a coastal community divided by obsession and grief, and united only by a conviction that its secrets should stay buried… Praise for The Woman Who Walked into the Sea: An always entertaining and gripping mystery … Infinitely better written than the majority of its competitors Herald A classic whodunit. A mystery from the school of Ruth Rendell, and I cant imagine anyone who likes those not delighting in this Scotsman Cal McGill is a triumph … a wonderfully unique creation crimefictionlover.com Simply intoxicating Library Journal Praise for The Sea Detective: Raises the bar for Scottish crime fiction … elegantly written and compelling Scotsman Promises to be a fine series of detective novels Sunday Times Crime Book of the Month Excellent Literary Review – top five crime books of the year A compelling protagonist The Times Literary Supplement

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14/01/2016