Walking into the Ocean by David Whellams
(A Peter Cammon Mystery)

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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.

 

About David Whellams

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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.
 
Published April 1, 2012 by ECW Press. 474 pages
Genres: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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Set in England, Canadian lawyer Whellams’s enjoyable first mystery introduces 67-year-old Peter Cammon, a retired Scotland Yard inspector who still assists the police on occasion.

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