The Drowning Man

The Drowning Man

Book - 2007
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A lost child. A shattered past. A life going under . . .

Vincent Ruiz is lucky to be alive. A bullet in the leg, another through the hand, he is discovered clinging to a buoy in the River Thames, losing blood and consciousness fast. It takes six days for him to come out of his coma, and when he does, his nightmare is only just beginning. Because Vincent has no recollection of what happened, and nobody believes him.
A mile away from his body, a boat was found covered in blood -- Vincent's and that of three others. Forensics say at least one of them must be dead. Vincent, a police detective, had signed his service pistol out of the station armoury, despite being on leave. Many murder suspects fake amnesia, and the investigating team are not sure this case is any different . . . The only clue is a picture in his pocket, a photograph of a young girl, Mickey Carlyle, who disappeared three years ago. And though Mickey is presumed dead, Vincent has the nagging doubt that she is alive and in terrible danger . . .

Publisher: London : Sphere, 2007, c2005
ISBN: 9780751544220
Branch Call Number: R
Characteristics: 466 p. ; 18 cm


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Apr 30, 2017

I like the interaction of the characters but the plot has the speed of a tired plow horse.

Nov 02, 2015

I struggle with the flawed hero, the cop that is broken & at odds with his fellow officers, the maverick. This story had one of those. I'll try Michael Robotham one more time. If you love the flawed hero look then this book is for you.

Mar 27, 2012

I enjoy this one. 7 of 10 for me.

Dec 19, 2009

The ABC DVD series. Begin with season 1. For some reason not currently available in Hennepin county, but available elsewhere and worth it.

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