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The Art Marvik mystery thrillers, gripping, fast-paced, action-packed


Art Marvik Mystery Thrillers by Pauline Rowson

For lovers of mystery thrillers who enjoy a gripping, edge-of-your seat, fast-paced, action-packed mystery thriller with a likeable, smart, tough, but all too human hero, former Royal Marine Commando, Art Marvik. 




A cracking-good series from the author of the compelling DI Andy Horton series and the atmospheric Inspector Ryga mysteries.

After leaving the Marines, Art Marvik, a former Special Boat Services Officer with the Commandos goes undercover to work for the UK's Police National Intelligence Marine Squad. His four missions with the squad take him into dangerous and deadly waters as he seeks to find lethal killers whose crimes are steeped in the past.


The ART MARVIK series of mystery thrillers are published in paperback, as an ebook, on Kindle, Kobo, Apple Books and Google


Silent Running an Art Marvik mystery by Pauline Rowson

Adrift after leaving the Royal Marines, and smarting from his first failed civilian mission, Marvik seeks refuge in a remote cottage on the Isle of Wight but all that is about to change when a former girlfriend shows up with a disturbing story about the murder of a young woman fifteen years ago and her growing belief that the man convicted of it is innocent.


When the girlfriend goes missing after leaving Marvik's house the police suspect Marvik of not only her abduction but also her possible murder. In order to prove his innocence, and find the missing girl, Marvik needs to draw on all his skills, instinct and training, 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.


Buy SILENT RUNNING


Dangerous Cargo an Art Marvik mystery by Pauline Rowson

Undercover investigator Art Marvik is tasked to find the truth behind a fifty year old mystery but as he unravels its dark and dangerous secrets someone is determined to stop him from ever revealing them.

"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."

Buy DANGEROUS CARGO





Lost Voyage an Art Marvik mystery by Pauline Rowson

Undercover investigator, Art Marvik faces a desperate battle to save others from a ruthless assassin who will stop at nothing in order to protect the secret of the Mary Jo’s last voyage from ever being exposed.

"Plenty of action, I didn't want to put the book down. A good read for mystery/ thriller fans." Net Galley







Dead Sea, Marvik Mystery Thriller 4 by Pauline Rowsonr

Marvik is on the hunt for a stolen computer disk that holds the key to a secret which a ruthless killer is determined must never be revealed.


"Awesome what a story, the amount of research incredible. Love Art, great new hero. More please." Amazon

Buy DEAD SEA






"Fans of Rowson’s DI Andy Horton books will be delighted with her new series featuring former marine commando Art Marvik. 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 series—action fans need Marvik on their radar." Booklist on SILENT RUNNING

About mystery thriller hero Art Marvik


Marvik is an action-man, fearless and fit and yet with a deep-seated vulnerability finding it difficult to adjust to life outside the Royal Marines, Special Boat Services.  He thought he’d be able to adjust and carve out a new career for himself, preferably on the sea, but his first job as a private maritime security operative goes very wrong when the luxury motor cruiser he was on gets attacked by pirates in the Indian Ocean. Marvik finds himself with a bullet in his shoulder and the boat’s owner dead. He’d failed on his first mission in civilian life, and SILENT RUNNING (1) opens with him reeling from it.

Marvik has isolated himself in a remote cottage on the Isle of Wight uncertain of the future for the first time in his life. All that though is about to change when a former marine colleague, cyber security expert and amputee, Shaun Strathen enlists Marvik's help to find a missing research scientist and Marvik's former girlfriend goes missing  after telling him a disturbing story about an innocent man's conviction for murder fifteen years ago.

Soon Marvik is recruited to work undercover for the UK's Police National Intelligence Squad by Chief Superintendent Crowder which take Marvik into dangerous and deadly waters as he seeks to find lethal killers whose crimes are steeped in the past.

In his second mission in DANGEROUS CARGO Marvik has to unravel the truth behind a fifty year old mystery but as he unravels its dark and dangerous secrets someone is determined to stop him.

But Marvik is back in LOST VOYAGE his mission to stop a ruthless assassin who is determined that the secret of the Mary Jo's last voyage never be exposed.

In DEAD SEA, things are about to get a lot more personal for Marvik.  Aided by his former Royal Marine colleague, Shaun Strathen, Marvik is on the hunt for a stolen computer disk that holds the key to the secret of his parents deaths in an underwater explosion in the Straits of Malacca in 1997.


About Pauline Rowson


Pauline Rowson is the author of twenty four crime novels - fifteen featuring the rugged and flawed Portsmouth detective, DI Andy Horton; four in the mystery thriller series featuring Art Marvik; three in the 1950s set Inspector Ryga mysteries and two standalone thrillers.

Pauline's books are available in paperback, e books, Amazon Kindle, Kobo, Apple and Google Plus. They can also be loaned from public libraries in the UK, USA and Commonwealth.


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Where to buy


Pauline Rowson's books are available from all good booksellers in paperback, hardback, as an ebook, on Amazon Kindle, Kobo, Google Books and Apple Books.  Some are also available as  audio books.

They can also be loaned from libraries in the UK, Commonwealth and the USA.

Pauline Rowson's crime novels are available from all good booksellers and for loan in libraries in the UK, Commonwealth and the USA.

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