Gripping, real life stories of yachts lost at sea from the author of the bestselling Total Loss.
Formerly a Captain in the Paras, Jay McCaulay is highly trained, tough and resourceful. She's been working in Bristol with the aid agency TRACE for two years, helping track and unite families separated by conflict. But Jay receives an unwelcome reminder of her army past when a young Macedonian girl she once saved goes missing - just as a Macedonian crime boss turns up in Bristol. Thrown back into a world that inspires paranoia, where brutal Mafia thugs run riot and her family and loved ones are threatened, Jay is forced to confront a trail of murder, corruption and evil that leads into the heart of London and threatens everything she has ever held dear . . . Gone Without Trace is another gripping and fast-paced thriller from CJ Carver, author of Blood Junction.
‘...and if there had been only one survivor, there would have been no mystery in any of these cases...’ Bestselling author John Harris freshly investigates seven of the most gripping and intriguing voyages of the past 150 years. Bringing his unique skills as a novelist and sailor to reassess the fragmentary evidence, he aims to finally answer these enduring and terrifying mysteries. He takes us: Aboard Erebus and Terror on Sir John Franklin’s disastrous Arctic expedition, last seen parting from their escort... Aboard the Mary Celeste, crewed by a well-respected captain and an experienced crew, abandoned in the mid-Atlantic... Aboard the battleship Maine, blown sky-high in Havana harbour... Aboard the collier Cyclops, disappeared between Barbados and Virginia during the First World War... Aboard the Teignmouth Electron, winner-apparent of the round the world yacht race, sighted deserted and drifting... This is life at sea at its most epic and frightening.