[Skip to Content]

The setting for Art Marvik mystery thriller Dangerous Cargo

Dangerous Cargo a Marvik mystery thriller by Pauline RowsonDANGEROUS CARGO is the second book in the Art Marvik mystery thrillers (4) and this one is set along the spectacular Dorset coast in England.

In it Marvik has a new and deadly mission to complete, working undercover for the UK's Police National Intelligence Marine Squad. His task, to catch a ruthless killer whose murders span over half a century.

⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐"Full of twists and turns, an excellent read." Amazon

⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐"This novel has it all - stolen identities, murder and mayhem. The plot is very convoluted with many twists and turns but this adds to the story and had me guessing right up until the end." Goodreads

Dorset Coast setting for Dangerous CargoMarvik's investigation takes him to the seaside towns of Swanage and Poole. It also takes him (on his powerful motor cruiser) to the Hampshire waterfront town of Southampton and the Solent.

⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐'I loved this fast-paced story with enough twists and turns in a plot that kept me guessing right to the last page. Pauline Rowson loses no time in plunging the reader right into the throes of the mystery on page one, and the pace is maintained right to the end. If you enjoy an exciting crime novel, where you can rush breathlessly alongside the hero as he unravels a complicated mystery while fending off one danger after another, then you should give this one a try. It won't disappoint.'  Amazon

Art Marvik is not bound by the rules of the lawTough, fearless and fit, Marvik is not bound by the rules of the law but he's engaged to work undercover for the UK's Police National Intelligence Marine Squad reporting to Detective Chief Superintendent Crowder. Marvik is also assisted during his missions by Shaun Strathen a communications and computer intelligence expert and former marine colleague. Together they form a formidable team.

Rocky settting on Dorset coastfor Art Marvik in Dangerous CargoMarvik is detailed to attend the funeral of a man who’d officially been declared dead fifty-five years earlier. So who is the imposter and why did he assume the name of a dead man? What’s more, why did he suddenly show up in a Dorset coastal town in 1989, hook up with a local fishing family, and after fathering a child, disappear in 1990? Its Marvik's job to find out.

Off Swanage Bay, Marvik has a new and deadly mission to completeWhen an innocent woman is killed during the course of the investigation, Marvik realizes that the stakes are much higher than he’d previously thought. As he begins to uncover a trail of deceit, corruption and murder that spans over half a century, Marvik must confront a ruthless killer who will stop at nothing to make sure that the sins of the past stay in the past.

About mystery thriller hero Art Marvik


Swanage Bay where Marvik anchors up in Dangerous Cargo

This is Swanage where Marvik puts in on his boat and where his investigation begins.

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 Detective Chief Superintendent Crowder which takesMarvik 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.

Happy reading.

Available in paperback, as an e book and on Amazon Kindle.


Like on Facebook  Tweet on Twitter  Share on Linkedin  Pin It on Pinterest

APRIL 29TH, 2022 @ 6:32:12 BST

Leave Comment

  M Z G C B Z
Location:  Home   »  NEWS/BLOG