The first book in Marsali Taylor's thrilling Shetland Sailing Mystery series.
'... a well written, enjoyable story with a proper murder-mystery plot... Highly recommended.' Puzzle Doctor, Classic Mysteries
Her big break has finally arrived and Cassie Lynch believes she has struck gold after securing a job to skipper a Viking longship for a film. Even though this does mean returning to the Shetland Islands, the place where she fled far away from as a teen.
However, after settling in it doesn't take too long before the 'accidents' begin.
When an unknown corpse appears onboard, Cass finds herself, her family, and her traumatic past all under intense scrutiny by the disturbingly shrewd Detective Inspector, Macrae.
Cass must uncover all of her local knowledge, her wisdom from sailing that she didn't realise she possessed, and call on her French opera singer mother - who is the embodiment of glamour - to clear them of all suspicion. Will she be able to stay ahead of the murderers game, and avoid becoming the next victim?