The Sea Detective

Author: Mark Douglas-Home
Editor: Penguin UK
ISBN: 1405923571
Size: 12,72 MB
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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

Deep Sea Detectives

Author: Peter R. Limburg
Editor: iUniverse
ISBN: 0595376045
Size: 14,87 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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An aging American coal carrier goes down in a winter storm off the Virginia coast. Only three of the crew of 34 survive; the rest perish in the ice-cold water. Was the dead captain at fault? Did the mate neglect safety precautions? Or did a penny-pinching management skimp on necessary maintenance?The giant car-and-passenger ferry Estonia sinks in a gale in the Baltic Sea, carrying over 800 passengers to their deaths and causing national scandals in three countries. Was she sunk by a terrorist bomb? By the CIA or the Russian secret police? Was the Russian mob involved? Was she carrying military secrets, or smuggled narcotics? A massive government cover-up is suspected. What was the truth?Answers to these and other fascinating cases can be found in Deep-Sea Detectives: Maritime Mysteries and Forensic Science. Author Peter R. Limburg explores the advances that make it possible to bring back evidence from as deep as 20,000 feet below the sea."It's Sherlock Holmes with bubbles! Actually, Holmes had it easy; his mysteries weren't submerged beneath miles of water. These fascinating tales of scoundrels and submersibles make for terrific adventures in the little-known world of undersea forensics." -Dennis Meredith, Director of Research Communications, Duke University

The Woman Who Walked Into The Sea

Author: Mark Douglas-Home
Editor: Penguin UK
ISBN: 1405923598
Size: 20,79 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
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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: 'An always entertaining and gripping mystery ... Infinitely better written than the majority of its competitors' Herald 'A classic whodunit. A mystery from the school of Ruth Rendell, and I can't imagine anyone who likes those not delighting in this' Scotsman 'Cal McGill is a triumph ... a wonderfully unique creation' 'Simply intoxicating' Library Journal Praise for The Sea Detective: 'Raises the bar for Scottish crime fiction ... elegantly written and compelling' Scotsman 'Promises to be a fine series of detective novels' Sunday Times Crime Book of the Month 'Excellent' Literary Review - top five crime books of the year 'A compelling protagonist' The Times Literary Supplement

Planning For Learning Through The Sea

Author: Rachel Sparks Linfield
Editor: Andrews UK Limited
ISBN: 1909101966
Size: 13,87 MB
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Plan for six weeks of learning covering all six areas of learning and development of the EYFS through the topic of the sea. The Planning for Learning series is a series of topic books written around the Early Years Foundation Stage designed to make planning easy. This book takes you through six weeks of activities on the theme of the sea and oceans. Each activity is linked to a specific Early Learning Goal, and the book contains a skills overview so that practitioners can keep track of which areas of learning and development they are promoting. This book also includes a photocopiable page to give to parents with ideas for them to get involved with their children's topic, as well as ideas for bringing the six weeks of learning together. The weekly themes in this book include: what are sea and oceans; sand, shells and pebbles; boats and shops; sea creatures and plants and sea and beach safety.

The Driftwood Girls

Author: Mark Douglas-Home
Editor: Penguin UK
ISBN: 1405923628
Size: 17,96 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
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TWO MISSING WOMEN. AN OCEAN FULL OF SECRETS . . . 'A first-class mystery - perplexing and at times disturbing' i paper 'Intelligence, imagination and lucid writing' The Times ____________ Kate and Flora have always been haunted by a mystery - their mother, Christine, vanished without trace when they were children. But now Kate has a more urgent problem: Flora has disappeared too. In desperation, she searches Flora's house, and finds a scrap of paper with a name scribbled on it: Cal McGill. Cal is a 'sea detective': an expert in the winds and the tides, and consequently adept at finding lost things - and lost people. Can Cal find Flora? And might he even know the secret of what happened to their mother, all those years ago . . . ? 'I'm completely addicted to this series' Dermot O'Leary Praise for Mark Douglas-Home: 'I could not put it down' 5***** reader review 'The best novel I have read in years. A real page turner' 5***** reader review 'Utter brilliance' 5***** reader review 'Many twists and turns and kept me intrigued to the end' 5***** reader review

The Sea Horse Trade

Author: Sasscer Hill
Editor: Wildside Press LLC
ISBN: 1434443930
Size: 19,15 MB
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Literary star Sasscer Hill's growing multitude of fans who have been chomping at the bit for another Nikki Latrelle Racing Mystery need wait no more! Hill’s latest spellbinding, page-turning suspense story, The Sea Horse Trade, takes readers to South Florida for a wild ride on the dark side, mixing horse racing, a mysterious drug kingpin, prostitution, and a mother’s brave search for the daughter she was forced to give up at birth. When Nikki works the January meet at Gulfstream Park near Miami, something about a new racehorse owner worries her. Bad enough she’s expected to handle Currito Maldonista's evil-minded colt, but Nikki begins to suspect the Colombian may be a drug lord, using horses as a cover to sell his product in the United States. Worse, could he be abducting underage American girls into a network of overseas sex trafficking? Nikki's world and Maldonista's become further entwined when Nikki's oldest friend, Carla Ruben, comes to Florida to find the teenage daughter she gave up for adoption years ago. The teenager's adoptive parents died unexpectedly, and the exotically beautiful girl was last seen in Miami. Could Maldonista be involved? Nikki and Carla must put lives on the line to find out. A thrilling new racing mystery from the Agatha and Macavity Award-nominated author of Full Mortality and Racing from Death! “If you love Dick Francis, you’ll love Sasscer Hill. If you don’t love Dick Francis, you’ll still love Sasscer Hill! This twisty and fast-paced page turner is cleverly plotted and genuinely entertaining—Hill’s insider knowledge and love of the horse-racing world shines through on every page. Sasscer knows her stuff!” – Hank Phillippi Ryan, Agatha, Anthony, and Macavity–winning author

Ava Beach Detective

Author: Jc Burdine
Editor: Ava Books
ISBN: 9781640080515
Size: 20,13 MB
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The life of a beach detective is always a challenge. Especially for Ava--a fearless little French bulldog whose motto is to "seek, search, and protect" her beloved beach. After a hurricane, Ava rushes to her beach to assess the damage--and assembles a posse of friends to help. What happens next is an experience none of them will never forget.

Be A Beach Detective

Author: Peggy Kochanoff
Editor: Wilderness Detective
ISBN: 9781771082679
Size: 20,20 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Illustrated guide with full of fascinating facts and solutions for beachcombers.

The Malice Of Waves

Author: Mark Douglas-Home
Editor: Penguin UK
ISBN: 1405923601
Size: 19,82 MB
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Investigator Cal McGill uses his knowledge of tides, winds and currents to solve mysteries no-one else can. Five years ago, fourteen-year-old Max Wheeler disappeared from a remote Scottish island. None of the six police and private investigations since have shed any light on what happened. Unable to let go, Max's family call in Cal McGill - known as 'The Sea Detective' - hoping he'll force the sea to give up its secrets. Yet Cal finds he is an outsider to a broken family, and an unwelcome stranger in a village which has endured years of suspicion. Cal knows that a violent storm is approaching. But what he doesn't know is that when it cuts off the island, a killer will see their chance... 'The Malice of Waves is the first novel literally to give me nightmares ... for a crime novel that's surely a mark of distinction' Herald 'Stewing pot of intrigue and mystery . . . another super read' Lovereading 'Really good stuff, full of atmosphere, and accomplished in both prose and plot' Morning Star 'Raises the bar for Scottish crime fiction . . . elegantly written and compelling' Scotsman Praise for the series: 'Promises to be a fine series of detective novels' Sunday Times Crime Book of the Month 'This always entertaining and gripping mystery' Herald 'Simply intoxicating' Library Review

The Radio Detectives Under The Sea

Author: A. Hyatt Verrill
Editor: The Floating Press
ISBN: 1776527763
Size: 19,24 MB
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Tom Pauling takes a journey to the tropics in this volume of the popular Radio Detectives series. Always fascinated by new technologies, Tom and his traveling companions check out diving suits and submarines -- and stumble into the midst of a confounding mystery along the way.