The Sea Detective

The Sea Detective
Publisher Penguin UK
Release Date
Category Fiction
Total Pages 400
ISBN 9781405923576
Rating 3.5/5 from 5 reviews
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Discover the chilling first mystery in a truly unique crime series you won't be able to put down 'There comes a time when a novel raises the bar for a particular genre, and The Sea Detective does just that for Scottish crime fiction' SCOTSMAN ______ Cal McGill is an Edinburgh-based oceanographer, environmentalist and one-of-a-kind investigator. Using his knowledge of the waves - ocean currents, prevailing winds, shipping records - McGill can track where objects have come from, or where they've gone. So when two severed feet wash up miles apart on two different islands off the coast of Scotland, he Most strangely, forensic tests reveal that the feet belong to the same body. As Cal McGill investigates, he unravels a web of corruption, exploitation and violence, which threatens many lives across the globe. Including his own . . . ______ 'Raises the bar for Scottish crime fiction . . . elegantly written and compelling' The Scotsman 'Excellent' The Literary Review, 'Top Five Crime Books of the Year' 'Promises to be a fine series of detective novels' Sunday Times 'Crime Book of the Month' 'An unusual, interesting and enthralling read' Shotsmag 'A compelling protagonist' The Times Literary Supplement

The Sea Detective
  • Author : Mark Douglas-Home
  • Publisher : Penguin UK
  • Release Date : 2015-11-05

Discover the chilling first mystery in a truly unique crime series you won't be able to put down 'There comes a time when a novel raises the bar for a particular genre, and The Sea Detective does just that for Scottish crime fiction' SCOTSMAN ______ Cal McGill is an Edinburgh-based oceanographer,

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The Driftwood Girls
  • Author : Mark Douglas-Home
  • Publisher : Penguin UK
  • Release Date : 2020-01-09

TWO MISSING WOMEN. AN OCEAN FULL OF SECRETS . . . 'A first-class mystery - perplexing and at times disturbing' i paper 'Intelligence, imagination and lucid writing' The Times ____________ Kate and Flora have always been haunted by a mystery - their mother, Christine, vanished without trace when they were children. But now Kate

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The Malice of Waves
  • Author : Mark Douglas-Home
  • Publisher : Penguin UK
  • Release Date : 2016-05-19

Investigator Cal McGill uses his knowledge of tides, winds and currents to solve mysteries no-one else can. Five years ago, fourteen-year-old Max Wheeler disappeared from a remote Scottish island. None of the six police and private investigations since have shed any light on what happened. Unable to let go, Max's

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The Woman Who Walked Into the Sea
  • Author : Mark Douglas-Home
  • Publisher : Michael Joseph
  • Release Date : 2016-02-23

David Dyer's astonishing novel The Midnight Watchis based on the true story of the SS Californian, the ship that sawtheTitanic'sdistress rockets and yet, unfathomably, did nothing. A psychological thriller. Sometimes the smallest of human failings can lead to the greatest of disasters On a wretchedly cold night in the North

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A Double Barrelled Detective Story
  • Author : Mark Twain
  • Publisher : ReadHowYouWant.com
  • Release Date : 2008-11-28

Books for All Kinds of Readers. ReadHowYouWant offers the widest selection of on-demand, accessible format editions on the market today. Each edition has been optimized for maximum readability, using our patent-pending conversion technology. We are partnering with leading publishers around the globe to create accessible editions of their titles. Our

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The Girl Beneath the Sea
  • Author : Andrew Mayne
  • Publisher : Thomas & Mercer
  • Release Date : 2020-05

An Amazon Charts bestseller. For a Florida police diver, danger rises to the surface in an adventurous thriller by the Wall Street Journal bestselling author of The Naturalist. Coming from scandalous Florida treasure hunters and drug smugglers, Sloan McPherson is forging her own path, for herself and for her daughter,

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The Violet Crow
  • Author : Michael Sheldon
  • Publisher : Liberty Island
  • Release Date : 2017-06-02

Read online The Violet Crow written by Michael Sheldon, published by Liberty Island which was released on 2017-06-02. Download full The Violet Crow Books now! Available in PDF, ePub and Kindle.

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The Seaside Detective Agency
  • Author : J. Williams
  • Publisher : Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • Release Date : 2018-06-10

Welcome to the Isle of Man's first and only Detective Agency... (they're not very good) This is a wonderfully funny, lighthearted crime caper. The characters are bumbling idiots with the best of intentions. Please, take time to read the description and read the look inside feature to make sure this

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On Secret Service
  • Author : William Nelson Taft
  • Publisher : The Floating Press
  • Release Date : 2011-11-01

Sometimes, real life can be far stranger than fiction. In this entertaining volume, author William Nelson Taft combines the best elements of true crime and detective fiction, crafting a collection of tantalizing mysteries based on solved and unsolved cases and crimes. It's a must-read for fans of both genres.

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To The Sea
  • Author : Christine Dibley
  • Publisher : Macmillan Publishers Aus.
  • Release Date : 2016-12-22

The stunning saga from debut author Christine Dibley "A call to the sea passed on from mother to daughter ... lyrical, evocative and deeply engrossing." Australian Arts Review A dangerous yearning echoes through generations. On a clear summer's day, Detective Inspector Tony Vincent answers a call-out to an idyllic Tasmanian beach

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Lola Zola Desert Detective
  • Author : Marcy Winograd,Jackie Hirtz
  • Publisher : Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • Release Date : 2017-01-07

Desert detective Lola Zola,11, can't figure out if the Bingo King is a good guy or a swindler. The newcomer who popped up from behind the tumbleweeds hosts family Bingo nights to benefit the troops and wants to make America greater than great. So what could be bad? In between

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Down the River Unto the Sea
  • Author : Walter Mosley
  • Publisher : Hachette UK
  • Release Date : 2018-02-22

Winner of the RBA Prize for Crime Writing Joe King Oliver was one of the NYPD's finest investigators until, dispatched to arrest a well-heeled car thief, he is framed for assault, a charge that lands him in the notorious Rikers Island prison. A decade later, King is a private detective,

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Murder on Casey
  • Author : Pj Belanger
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2016-11-01

In the 4th book of the Space Detective series, Skip Brown, the Chief of Police for the Crab Nebula sector, gets pulled into the sensitive negotiations on the planet Casey. Someone is trying to disrupt the negotiations between the Humanoid and Sinozian Snake Federations. As usual, Lt. Judy Hill, Skip's

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The Case of the Running Bag
  • Author : Gene Poschman
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2016-04-10

It's winter in San Francisco and Jonas Watcher is waking up on a floating dock under a pier of the Wharf next to the bay. He is beyond hangovers and the DT's and has no memory of how he ended up on the dock. Climbing up a ladder he is

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Tom Sawyer  Detective Illustrated
  • Author : Mark Twain
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2021-04-14

Tom Sawyer, Detective is an 1896 novel by Mark Twain. It is a sequel to The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (1876), Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (1884), and Tom Sawyer Abroad (1894). Tom Sawyer attempts to solve a mysterious murder in this burlesque of the immensely popular detective novels of the time. Like Adventures of

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