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  • Published: 14 November 2016
  • ISBN: 9781405923569
  • Imprint: Michael Joseph
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 400
  • RRP: $26.00

The Sea Detective




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...

  • Published: 14 November 2016
  • ISBN: 9781405923569
  • Imprint: Michael Joseph
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 400
  • RRP: $26.00

About the author

Mark Douglas-Home

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.

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Praise for The Sea Detective

Extremely moreish

Herald

Elegantly written and compelling, it introduces a new, thoroughly modern hero into the crime-fighting canon . . . a crime writer to watch

Scotsman

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