The Woman Who Walked into the Sea, Paperback / softback Book

The Woman Who Walked into the Sea Paperback / softback

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:'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 can't imagine anyone who likes those not delighting in this' Scotsman'Cal McGill is a triumph ... a wonderfully unique creation''Simply intoxicating' Library JournalPraise 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


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

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