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Silent Running, the first in the Art Marvik marine crime series, now published in paperback

Silent Running an Art Marvik crime novel by Pauline RowsonSilent Running the explosive fast-paced, action-packed marine crime novel by Pauline Rowson featuring troubled former Royal Marine Commando, Special Boat Services Officer, Art Marvik is now published in paperback by Severn House. It was published in hardcover and as an ebook in 2015 in the UK, USA and Commonwealth and has received critical acclaim from reviewers and readers alike.

Booklist says of Silent Running, "A tense, terrifying thrill ride that twists and turns with dizzying speed, combined with a likable, smart, tough, but all too human hero, make this a cracking-good new series - action fans need Marvik on their radar."

Silent Running  sees the former Royal Marine Commando, Art Marvik, enlisted to work undercover for the National Intelligence Marine Squad (NIMS)  to solve a crime that spans the decades.  Set against the marine landscape of the South Coast of England, Marvik finds himself  embroiled in a dangerous assignment that will need all his skills, and those of his friend, former Royal Marine Special Forces Communicator, Shaun Strathen, to get to the truth. Their mission, to stop a ruthless killer before he kills again.

Pauline Rowson is the author of fourteen crime novels, twelve in the DI Andy Horton series which has recently been optioned by top UK production company, Lime Pictures, who are seeking to bring the enigmatic sailing detective to the TV screens.   Her novels have received critical acclaim in the UK, USA and Commonwealth where they have been hailed as "exemplary police procedurals”, "cleverly plotted, complex and multi-layered.” Her novels have also been translated into several languages.

Edwin Buckhalter, Chairman of Severn House Publishers, says, ‘Silent Running has all the hallmarks of a good Rowson novel, the setting and atmosphere, the sailing and boats, interesting characters, and the intricate, complex plot. It is certainly something that will excite her existing fans and bring in new readers.’

Fatal Catch, the twelfth in the DI Andy Horton series was published by Severn House in September 2015.

Pauline Rowson lives in Hampshire and has been long listed for the Dagger in the Library Award and her thriller, In Cold Daylight was voted the third most popular novel for World Book Day 2008.

Silent Running is available in paperback from all good booksellers.  It can also be purchased on line available on Amazon Kindle and Kobo, and can be loaned from UK and USA libraries.


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