A story of love and inner turmoil played out against the churning Shetland seas
Michael Randall flees to the wild seas around the Shetlands to escape an impossible dilemma. There he finds a North Sea oil rig and the unlikely possibility of a new life. But one stormy night this glimmer of hope for the future, and Randall's life itself, is thrown into jeopardy.
“A master story-teller, at his best when the sea is one of the chief characters”
“Fast pace, terrific atmosphere, tension...Nobody can do this sort of thing better than Mr Innes”
“Hammond Innes must be one of the best tellers ever of the straightforward adventure in a harsh, well-researched setting”