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' 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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