The Woman Who Walked into the Sea
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More informationPenguin presents the unabridged, downloadable, audiobook edition of The Women Who Walked into the Sea by Mark Douglas-Home, read by David Monteath.
The daughter who nobody wanted learns the truth about the mother she never knew. A page-turning, heart-breaking mystery 'full of surprises ... this is a classic whodunit' (Scotsman).
Cal McGill is a unique investigator and oceanographer who uses his expertise to locate things - and sometimes people - lost or missing at sea.
His expertise could unravel the haunting mystery of why, twenty-six years ago on a remote Scottish beach, Megan Bates strode out into the cold ocean and let the waves wash her away.
Megan's daughter, Violet Wells, was abandoned as a baby on the steps of a local hospital just hours before the mother she never knew took her own life.
As McGill is drawn into Violet's search for the truth, he encounters a coastal community divided by obsession and grief, and united only by a conviction that its secrets should stay buried...
Praise for The Woman Who Walked into the Sea:
Library Journal, USA
'Entertaining and gripping mystery'
'A classic whodunit'
'Cal McGill is a triumph ... a wonderfully unique creation'
'Great writing, enjoyable story-telling and wonderful characterisation'
The Scots Magazine