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The Swimmer


  • David Haynes


  • British Detectives
  • Traditional Detectives
A battered and lifeless body is dragged from the stormy Atlantic Ocean onto an isolated cove in West Cornwall. Only one man has a clue about his identity and he’s trying his hardest to turn away from the human race.

October 1919 - Thirty one men lose their lives in a horrific accident in an exposed Cornish tin mine.

How are the two incidents linked?

Local journalist May Jones and writer, turned hermit Joseph George form an unlikely partnership and attempt to find out

Set in a wild, coastal landscape famed for murderous smugglers and ghostly tin mines. The story weaves through the backdrop of far West Cornwall, a land drenched in the blood of forgotten men.