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Tim Wassiter, P.I. isn’t a cynical old-school detective with a bottle in the desk, he’s the new-
age version with chickens, tea – and a little bit of magic. His ex-partner scoffs, the old lady down the road just wants him to find her missing cat, but Tim knows that magic works. He’s seen the proof and he’s learning to use it to solve crimes.

Money’s tight but now he has his
Kindle Edition, 391 pages
Published March 17th 2020 by Nellug
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Apr 20, 2020 rated it really liked it
Shelves: fantasy, mystery
Tim Wassiter left the police to become a new kind of detective, one attuned to the occult and trying to use new-age methods of divination to solve crimes. Unfortunately the only case currently on the books is his neighbour, Mrs Woosencraft's missing cat, which is a little odd because Tim's own cat, Morse, has also vanished. Just off the coast of Brighton a mermaid emerges from the sea sporting a new name, Foxy Bolivia, and pair of feet that might take some getting used to. Tim and Foxy are desti ...more
Jun 11, 2020 rated it it was amazing
What’s not to love about this book! It has to be the most quirky, unusual and entertaining read I’ve had in a long time.

As you can probably guess from the title there is a strong maritime theme running through this book – from mermaids to sea monsters and a good bit of ships and oceanography thrown into the mix (Oh and this author is spot on with his oceanography).

But most of the action takes place in Brighton, which is brought vividly to life. The sense of place is excellent. I could almost sm
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A fast-paced, original, occasionally chaotic cross-genre, cross-time romp. If you liked Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency, this is definitely a must-read for you. ...more
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My latest novel, The Girl from a Thousand Fathoms, was published in early 2020. Other books includes Third Instar from Eibonvale Press, and my alternative-present-day SF novel Shopocalypse. I’ve edited three anthologies, including Once Upon a Parsec:The Book of Alien Fairy Tales.
I’ve sold over 40 short stories to various magazines and anthologies. My short story, Warm Gun, won the BFS Short Story

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