Marvik's investigations take him to the spectacular Dorset coast and 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.
Here is where Dangerous Cargo is set and the details of Marvik's mission.
Tough, fearless and fit, Marvik is not bound by the rules of the law but he's engaged to work undercover for the UK's National Intelligence Squad (NIMS) 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.
A rocky setting for Art Marvik in the thriller, Dangerous Cargo
Marvik 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? It's Marvik's job to find out.
Swanage on the Dorset Coast, where crime novel, Dangerous Cargo opens
Swanage Bay where Art Marvik anchors up in Dangerous Cargo
When 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.
Marvik is on a mission to solve a 50 year old mystery
Dorset, the setting for Marvik Mystery, Dangerous Cargo
Dangerous Cargo is published in paperback, ebook on Amazon Kindle and Kobo and as an audio book.
It can also be loaned from UK, Commonwealth and USA libraries.
'Rowson’s superhero, Art Marvik, returns in another pulse-pounding adventure. Delivering more than enough action to keep adrenaline junkies reading.' Booklist
'Marvik's second outing is even more muscular than his debut, as Rowson edges her detective puzzles ever closer to thriller territory.' Kirkus Reviews USA