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The Driftwood Girls

by Mark Douglas-Home

Part of the The Sea Detective Series

Crime / Mystery Thriller and Suspense

The Driftwood Girls Synopsis

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 . . . ?

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The Driftwood Girls Press Reviews

A first-class mystery...satisfying, intelligent and compelling, perhaps the finest, so far, of the Sea Detective series - a series that is established already as one of the best in contemporary crime fiction. - The Scotsman

Full of suspense, a gripping 'whodunnit' laced with psychological tension. Douglas-Home is an author who can pull the wool over the reader's eyes until the very end - Scottish Field

It's a first-class mystery, perplexing and at times disturbing, but also with a couple of comic scenes to lighten the atmosphere - Yorkshire Post

The unusual background and the layered plots make this a series for those who enjoy their puzzles dense and strange - Morning Star

A first-class mystery . . . satisfying, intelligent and compelling, perhaps the finest, so far, of the Sea Detective series - a series that is established already as one of the best in contemporary crime fiction - The Scotsman

A first-class mystery - perplexing and at times disturbing - i paper

Douglas-Home's intelligence, imagination and lucid writing, coupled with David Monteath's addictively accented narration, successfully carries the listener through a somewhat labyrinthine plot, ingeniously weaving in every apparent loose end. - The Times (Audiobook of the Week)

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ISBN: 9781405923637
Publication date: 09/01/2020
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Format: Paperback

Book Information

ISBN: 9781405923637
Publication date: 9th January 2020
Author: Mark Douglas-Home
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 336 pages
Genres: Crime / Mystery, Thriller / Suspense,
Categories: Crime & mystery, Thriller / suspense,

About 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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