Walking Into the Ocean

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ECW Press, 2012 - Fiction - 465 pages
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Introducing veteran Scotland Yard Chief Inspector Peter Cammon, this novel finds Cammon journeying to the Jurassic Coast to solve a seemingly ordinary domestic crime. At first glance, the perpetrator appears to have murdered his wife before drowning in the English Channel, but Cammon soon learns that his case is merely a sideshow. A broader series of murders has been unfolding along the cliffs, baffling the local police. Realizing that his assignment cannot be completed without figuring out the serial killings that threaten the region, the detective travels from London, Dorset, and Devon to the island of Malta, relentlessly following the overlapping threads of the two cases to their shocking climax. The first installment in a series of three, this cliffhanger sets a chilling tone for the British sleuth's forthcoming mysteries.

 

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User Review  - BrianEWilliams - LibraryThing

This book is way too long at 463 pages and tells a complex story with a ultimately satisfying conclusion, that is, the murderer gets caught. It isn't until almost the end that there's any clue as to ... Read full review

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User Review  - Hanneri - LibraryThing

There was something compelling about the protagonist, Peter Cammon. Cammon is a retired chief inspector from New Scotland Yard, but he is often called in as a consultant on difficult cases. A husband ... Read full review

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Contents

The Shore
1
The Sea
131
The Cliffs
295
Epilogue
462
Acknowledgements
465
Back Cover
466
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About the author (2012)

David Whellams is a writer in criminal law with 30 years of experience, amending the criminal code in such areas as dangerous offenders and terrorism. He lives in Ottawa, Ontario.

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