Dead Sea

Dead Sea : An Art Marvik Mystery Thriller (4)

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When Marvik visits his safe deposit box in his London bank and discovers that a three-and-a-half inch floppy disk he had placed there a few weeks previously has been stolen he is surprised and deeply troubled. What's more it has been taken only the day before his arrival by a man Marvik has never heard of. Puzzled and disturbed, Marvik is left cursing his reluctance to ask his former Royal Marine colleague, intelligence and cyber expert, Shaun Strathen, to open the disk and reveal its contents when he first discovered it in the possession of murdered marine archaeologist, Sarah Redburn. Now its theft indicates that Sarah was killed because of its highly toxic contents. Convinced it holds the key to the truth behind the deaths of his parents, Marvik, with Strathen's aid, sets out to track down the thief. As they follow a trail of abduction and murder it soon becomes clear that the computer disk holds the key to a secret that a ruthless killer is determined must never be revealed.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 234 pages
  • Fathom
  • Hayling Island, United Kingdom
  • 0955618940
  • 9780955618949
  • 73,363

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"A likeable, smart, tough, but all too human hero. A tense, terrifying thrill ride that twists and turns with dizzying speed.A cracking-good series - action fans need Marvik on their radar." Booklist: "Plenty of action, I didn't want to put the book down. A good read for mystery/ thriller fans." Net Galley: 'The sort of book where you can't look away for a second, or you'll be sunk, so to speak. Pauline Rowson is the queen of misdirection in this outing for former marine Art Marvik." Crime Review: "Rowson strikes a nice balance between thriller and puzzler." Kirkus Reviews
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About Pauline Rowson

Adventure, mystery and heroes have always fascinated and thrilled Pauline, that and her love of the sea has led her to create her exciting and gripping range of crime novels. Pauline Rowson is the author of twenty-two crime novels - fifteen featuring the rugged and flawed Portsmouth detective, Inspector Andy Horton; three in the mystery thriller series featuring Art Marvik, the troubled former Royal Marine Commando now an undercover investigator for the UK's National Intelligence Marine Squad (NIMS), two standalone thrillers, the award winning, In Cold Daylight and In For the Kill and the 1950 set mystery series featuring Scotland Yard detective, Inspector Alun Ryga. Her crime novels have been highly acclaimed in the UK, USA and Commonwealth. They have been translated into several languages. Multi-layered, fast-paced, and compelling, they are full of twists and turns and are played out against the dramatic and powerfully evocative British marine landscape of the south coast of England.
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