ABOUT THIS BOOK
PUBLICATION DATE: November 5, 2015
The Sea Detective
By (author) Mark Douglas-Home
The first mystery in one of the most unique crime series ever. Meet Cal McGill: The Sea Detective…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 came from, or where they’ve gone. It’s a skill that can help solve mysteries ranging from disappearances to murder. Two severed feet wash up on two different islands off the coast of Scotland. Forensics shows that the feet belong to the same body. As Cal McGill investigates, he unravels a web of corruption, exploitation and human trafficking, which threatens many lives across the globe – including his own…Praise for Mark Douglas-Home: “Raises the bar…elegantly written and compelling. A crime writer to watch.” (The Scotsman). “Always entertaining and gripping.” (The Herald). “Mark Douglas-Home has created a compelling protagonist.” (The Times Literary Supplement). “Excellent.” (The Literary Review (Top Five Crime Novels of the Year)).
Reviews of The Sea Detective
Raises the bar … elegantly written and compelling. A crime writer to watch The Scotsman Always entertaining and gripping The Herald Mark Douglas-Home has created a compelling protagonist The Times Literary Supplement Excellent The Literary Review (Top Five Crime Novels of the Year)
Mark Douglas-Home is a journalist turned author, who was editor of the Herald and the Sunday Times Scotland. His career in journalism began as a student in South Africa where he edited the newspaper at the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg. After the apartheid government banned a number of editions, he was deported from the country. He is married with two children and lives in Edinburgh.