The Woman Who Walked into the Sea, Paperback

The Woman Who Walked into the Sea Paperback

Part of the The Sea Detective series


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.

Megan's 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 Violet's 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: "Simply intoxicating." (Library Journal, USA). "Entertaining and gripping mystery." (The Herald). "A classic whodunit." (The Scotsman). "Cal McGill is a triumph...a wonderfully unique creation." ( "Great writing, enjoyable story-telling and wonderful characterisation."(The Scots Magazine).


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 384 pages
  • Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Crime & mystery
  • ISBN: 9781405923583



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