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The Sea Detective

(2011)
(The first book in the Sea Detective series)
A novel by

 
 
The first mystery in a truly unique crime series. 'There comes a time when a novel raises the bar for a particular genre, and The Sea Detective does just that for Scottish crime fiction' (Scotsman)

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. It's a unique skill that can help solve all sorts of mysteries.

Such as when two severed feet wash up miles apart on two different islands off the coast of Scotland. 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 - very soon including his own...

Praise for The Sea Detective:

'Raises the bar for Scottish crime fiction ... elegantly written and compelling'
The Scotsman

'Excellent'
The Literary Review - top five crime books of the year

'Promises to be a fine series of detective novels'
Sunday Times Crime Book of the Month

'An unusual, interesting and enthralling read'
Shotsmag

'A compelling protagonist'
The Times Literary Supplement

Genre: Mystery    

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Hardback Editions

February 2012 : UK Hardback
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Title: The Sea Detective
Author(s): Mark Douglas-Home
ISBN: 1-905207-83-2 / 978-1-905207-83-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: Sandstone Press Ltd
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May 2011 : UK Hardback
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Title: The Sea Detective (Sea Detective 1)
Author(s): Mark Douglas-Home
ISBN: 1-905207-65-4 / 978-1-905207-65-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: Sandstone Press Ltd
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


Paperback Editions

November 2015 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Sea Detective
Author(s): Mark Douglas-Home
ISBN: 1-4059-2356-3 / 978-1-4059-2356-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Penguin
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November 2015 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Sea Detective
Author(s): Mark Douglas-Home
ISBN: 0-7181-8273-1 / 978-0-7181-8273-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: Michael Joseph
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February 2012 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Sea Detective (Sea Detective 1)
Author(s): Mark Douglas-Home
ISBN: 1-905207-82-4 / 978-1-905207-82-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: Sandstone Press Ltd
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


January 2012 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Sea Detective (Large Print Edition)
Author(s): Mark Douglas-Home
ISBN: 1-4712-0433-2 / 978-1-4712-0433-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: Sandstone Press
Availability: Amazon UK   


Audio Editions

November 2015 : USA Audio edition
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Title: The Sea Detective
Author(s): Mark Douglas-Home
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
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November 2015 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: The Sea Detective
Author(s): Mark Douglas-Home
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Availability: Amazon CA   


November 2015 : UK Audio edition
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Title: The Sea Detective
Author(s): Mark Douglas-Home
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Availability: Amazon UK   


Kindle Editions

November 2015 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Sea Detective
Author(s): Mark Douglas-Home
Publisher: Penguin
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA