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The Sea Detective

Author(s): Mark Douglas-Home

Location(s): East Lothian, Edinburgh

Genre(s): Crime, Mystery

Era(s): Contemporary



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 have come from, or where they’ve gone.

So when two severed feet wash up miles apart on two different islands off the coast of Scotland, he

Most strangely, forensic tests reveal that the feet belong to the same body.

As Cal McGill investigates, he unravels a web of corruption, exploitation and violence, which threatens many lives across the globe.

Including his own . . .

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Author: Tina Hartas

3.75* There is an interesting mix of threads in this novel which, intrinsically work wel togetherl. There is conservation, oceanography, a back story of Cal McGill’s Grandfather, trafficking…. and severed feet! You discover that...

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