The Malice of Waves, Paperback Book


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 family call in Cal McGill - known as 'The Sea Detective' - hoping he'll force the sea to give up its secrets.

Yet Cal finds he is an outsider to a broken family, and an unwelcome stranger in a village which has endured years of suspicion.Cal knows that a violent storm is approaching.

But what he doesn't know is that when it cuts off the island, a killer will see their chance...'The Malice of Waves is the first novel literally to give me nightmares ... for a crime novel that's surely a mark of distinction' Herald 'Stewing pot of intrigue and mystery . . . another super read' Lovereading'Really good stuff, full of atmosphere, and accomplished in both prose and plot' Morning Star'Raises the bar for Scottish crime fiction . . . elegantly written and compelling' ScotsmanPraise for the series:'Promises to be a fine series of detective novels' Sunday Times Crime Book of the Month'This always entertaining and gripping mystery' Herald'Simply intoxicating' Library Review


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 304 pages
  • Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
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  • Category: Crime & mystery
  • ISBN: 9781405923613

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