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Read an extract from Silent Running introducing Art Marvik

This extract is taken from the explosive new marine crime novel introducing former marine commando, special boat services officer, Art Marvik, Silent RunningSilent Running is set on the South Coast of England.

Silent Running - An Art Marvik Marine Crime Novel by Pauline Rowson

Adrift after leaving the marines, Marvik finds himself being used as bait to catch a ruthless killer whose slaying spree spans the decades.

It's a mission that will put all his skills and training to the test- a dangerous assignment that could cost him his life

Published by Severn House


Read an extract - The location for this extract is Littlehampton


Littlehampton Marina - featured in Silent RunningdIt was a little after nine thirty but Marvik had already seen a slender, balding man about early-fifties arrive with a Border Collie. The cover was off the old classic yacht and the dog was lying on the pontoon in front of it. Good. It was easy to strike up a conversation with a person who had a dog but even if Ross hadn’t had a pet the yacht would have been a good enough topic. Marvik halted in front of the boat and bent down to ruffle the dog’s fur. It hauled itself up like an old man and sniffed around Marvik’s leg, thumping its tail.
‘You’ve made a friend,’ a voice hailed him and Marvik looked up to see a man’s head poking out of the cabin. The rest of him followed. He climbed up into the cockpit wiping his hands on an oily rag. ‘But then he’s everyone’s friend.’
‘What’s his name?’
‘Rune. It’s a letter from an ancient Germanic alphabet. I looked it up. It’s related to the Roman alphabet. It’s a mark or letter of mysterious or magical significance, a secret.’
Very apt, thought Marvik, wondering what secret Blackerman harboured that had kept him in prison for so many years.

Silent Running is available to buy on line and from all good bookstores.  It is also available for loan in UK and USA libraries.

Pauline Rowson is the author of the DI Andy Horton Marine Mystery Series of which there are currently eleven. Number 12 in the Horton series, Fatal Catch, will be published in September 2015. She is also the author of two standalone crime novels, In Cold Daylight and In For The Kill.

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