Included with a Kindle Unlimited membership.
Buy new:
$20.99
Get Fast, Free Shipping with Amazon Prime
FREE delivery June 19 - 21 if you spend $25 on items shipped by Amazon
Or fastest delivery June 13 - 15
Usually ships within 2 to 3 weeks.
As an alternative, the Kindle eBook is available now and can be read on any device with the free Kindle app. Want to listen? Try Audible.
[{"displayPrice":"$20.99","priceAmount":20.99,"currencySymbol":"$","integerValue":"20","decimalSeparator":".","fractionalValue":"99","symbolPosition":"left","hasSpace":false,"showFractionalPartIfEmpty":true,"offerListingId":"xHjyZ4dijMbTJnIrfST5xHPJ2%2Fsk4EKG89Av5Tz0u3GZUFplDjm7n0rLumECxrins9ZBbxovCuHfVRffnoWaergYMc4pqtw7AHz4tHCQCYoQuc90Svub3UeYyz5VV7or2vB68ap89cWR84r2n9kK%2BA%3D%3D","locale":"en-US","buyingOptionType":"NEW"}]
$$20.99 () Includes selected options. Includes initial monthly payment and selected options. Details
Price
Subtotal
$$20.99
Subtotal
Initial payment breakdown
Shipping cost, delivery date, and order total (including tax) shown at checkout.
Your transaction is secure
We work hard to protect your security and privacy. Our payment security system encrypts your information during transmission. We don’t share your credit card details with third-party sellers, and we don’t sell your information to others. Learn more
Ships from
Amazon.com
Sold by
Amazon.com
Ships from
Amazon.com
Sold by
Amazon.com
Return policy: Eligible for Return, Refund or Replacement within 30 days of receipt
This item can be returned in its original condition for a full refund or replacement within 30 days of receipt.
The Things you find in Ro... has been added to your Cart
Share <Embed>
Have one to sell?
Loading your book clubs
There was a problem loading your book clubs. Please try again.
Not in a club? Learn more
Amazon book clubs early access

Join or create book clubs

Choose books together

Track your books
Bring your club to Amazon Book Clubs, start a new book club and invite your friends to join, or find a club that’s right for you for free.
Kindle app logo image

Download the free Kindle app and start reading Kindle books instantly on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device required. Learn more

Read instantly on your browser with Kindle Cloud Reader.

Using your mobile phone camera - scan the code below and download the Kindle app.

QR code to download the Kindle App

Flip to back Flip to front
Listen Playing... Paused   You're listening to a sample of the Audible audio edition.
Learn more

Follow the Author

Something went wrong. Please try your request again later.

The Things you find in Rockpools: A psychological Mystery and Suspense Thriller Hardcover – October 14, 2021

4.5 out of 5 stars 4,529 ratings

Price
New from Used from
Kindle
Hardcover
$20.99
$20.99

Enhance your purchase


The Father's Day Books Gift Guide

Live virtual adventures for the family
Amazon Explore Browse now

Product details

  • Publisher ‏ : ‎ Old Map Books (October 14, 2021)
  • Language ‏ : ‎ English
  • Hardcover ‏ : ‎ 386 pages
  • ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 1912835428
  • ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-1912835423
  • Item Weight ‏ : ‎ 1.44 pounds
  • Dimensions ‏ : ‎ 6 x 1.16 x 9 inches
  • Customer Reviews:
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,529 ratings

About the author

Follow authors to get new release updates, plus improved recommendations.
Brief content visible, double tap to read full content.
Full content visible, double tap to read brief content.

Gregg Dunnett is a British author writing psychological thrillers and stories about travel and adventure, usually with a connection to the coast, or the oceans. Before turning to novels he worked as a journalist for ten years on a windsurfing magazine, briefly owned a sailing school in Egypt, taught English in Thailand, Portugal, Turkey and Italy, taught sailing in Greece and Spain, and also had several rather duller jobs along the way.

His brother is the adventurer Jono Dunnett who in 2015 windsurfed alone and unsupported around the entire coastline of Great Britain, and who is currently windsurfing around the coastline of Europe.

Gregg lives in Bournemouth on the south coast of England with his partner Maria. They have two young children, Alba and Rafa, for whom the phrase “Daddy's working” has absolutely no effect.

Gregg's debut novel was an Amazon top 100 best seller in the UK and was downloaded over a quarter of a million times.

Gregg on why he writes:

"I’ve always wanted to do two things in life, to write, and to have adventures. When I was a kid I imagined grand affairs. Kayaking across Canada, cycling to Australia. Whole summers in the Arctic. Did it happen? Well, partly.

I’ve been lucky, I spent some years abroad teaching English. I worked in sailing schools in Greece and Spain. I really lucked out with a job testing windsurfing boards for the magazine I grew up reading. I made a questionable decision (ok, a bad decision) to buy a windsurfing centre in Egypt. I’ve also done my fair share of less exciting jobs. Packing and stacking potatoes on a farm, which got me fitter than I’ve ever been in my life. I did a few years in local government which taught me that people really do have meetings that result only in the need for more meetings, and they really do take all afternoon. I spent a pleasant few months in a giant book warehouse, where I would deliberately get lost among the miles of shelves unpacking travel guides and daydreaming. I’ve done a bit of writing too, at least I learned how to write. Boards Magazine isn’t well known (it doesn’t even exist today) but it did have a reputation for being well written and I shoe-horned articles in my own gonzo journalism style on some topics with the most tenuous of links to windsurfing. But the real adventures never came. Nor did the real writing.

Then last year, my brother announced he was going to become the first person to windsurf alone around Great Britain. I don’t know why. Apparently it was something he’d always wanted to do (news to me.). It was a proper adventure. It was dangerous, it was exciting. Even just talking about it he got on TV, in the papers etc... Some people thought he was reckless, some thought he was inspirational. Lots of people thought he’d fail.

But he didn’t. He made it around. He even sailed solo from Wales to Ireland, the first to make the crossing without the aid of a safety boat. I was lucky enough to be involved in a superficial planning level, and take part in a few training sails, and the last leg of the trip. But he did ninety nine percent of it on his own. One step at a time, just getting on with it. That was quite inspiring.

In a way it inspired me to pull my finger out. I’d been writing novels - or trying to write novels - then for a few years. But it was touch and go as to whether I was going to be one of those ‘writers’ with a half-finished novel lost on a hard drive somewhere, rather than someone who might actually manage to finish the job.

I’ve now got two lovely, highly demanding children, so real adventures are hard right now. I still try to get away when I can for nights out in the wilds rough camping, surf trips sleeping in the van, windsurfing when the big storms come. I love adventures with the kids too.

I hope in time to get around to a few real adventures. I want to sail across an ocean. I want to bike across a continent. I definitely want to spend more time surfing empty waves.

But for me, for now at least, the real adventures take place in my mind. In my real life I’m too chained-down with the mortgage to travel the world at the drop of a hat. But when I’m writing I’m totally free. When I write, that’s me having an adventure."

For more on Gregg please visit his website at www.greggdunnett.co.uk

Customer reviews

4.5 out of 5 stars
4.5 out of 5
4,529 global ratings

Top reviews from the United States

Reviewed in the United States on February 1, 2019
171 people found this helpful
Report abuse
Reviewed in the United States on March 17, 2018
201 people found this helpful
Report abuse
Reviewed in the United States on March 31, 2018
174 people found this helpful
Report abuse
Reviewed in the United States on March 15, 2018
157 people found this helpful
Report abuse
Reviewed in the United States on May 13, 2018
130 people found this helpful
Report abuse
Reviewed in the United States on June 30, 2018
84 people found this helpful
Report abuse
Reviewed in the United States on March 8, 2018
85 people found this helpful
Report abuse
Reviewed in the United States on June 18, 2020
24 people found this helpful
Report abuse

Top reviews from other countries

Mr. Peter Franklin
5.0 out of 5 stars Rock solid!
Reviewed in the United Kingdom on April 1, 2018
81 people found this helpful
Report abuse
C. Rees
5.0 out of 5 stars When you’re 11 years old, it’s difficult to work out the truth
Reviewed in the United Kingdom on April 18, 2018
42 people found this helpful
Report abuse
hamptoncherry
5.0 out of 5 stars Absolutely fabulous.
Reviewed in the United Kingdom on July 20, 2018
26 people found this helpful
Report abuse
judethetaxi
5.0 out of 5 stars Well paced thriller
Reviewed in the United Kingdom on June 28, 2018
20 people found this helpful
Report abuse
Linda
5.0 out of 5 stars Absolutely brilliant
Reviewed in the United Kingdom on May 1, 2020
9 people found this helpful
Report abuse