The North Water: A Novel - Ian McGuire

Sailing the high seas on a whaling ship in the 18th century with villains and good guys a plenty. There's trouble afoot when Henry Drax murderer, rapist and downright font of all evil joins the ship and continues his killing ways with not a care in the world. Enter our disillusioned hero Patrick Sumner ships medical practitioner and likable bloke. Can he stop the killer before it's too late? does Capt Brownlee hold a hidden agenda? Will the crew ever make it back to safety?....read on for a thrill a minute ride with a very satisfying and apt conclusion......