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Red River (Richard Mariner #23)

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A new thriller set in China in Peter Tonkin’s Mariner series - Richard Mariner has just ridden out an earthquake powerful enough to destroy the Three Gorges Dam. He knows he should be ordering his ship, the Poseidon, back down the Yangtze at flank speed. But several things are making him hesitate: Architect Chang, the mother of the Poseidon’s captain, is missing and may ...more
Hardcover, 224 pages
Published February 1st 2011 by Severn House Publishers (first published October 28th 2010)
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Al Adams
Jul 02, 2016 Al Adams rated it it was ok
Very Confusing Read, Much Repeating images Town(s), Descriptions Places, Back Tracking of Story... Story Progressed Very Slowly ... Not a Pleasurable Read - Sorry - His "Ice Station" Book was a Much Better Read (Page Turner) !! I Can See Why this "Red River" Title was NOT Converted into eBook Format !! Waste of Time Reading This !!! Read the Hardcover Version at the Library, Would NOT Ever Buy this Title in any Format. Peter Tonkin's Ice Station Hardcover version was a Great Read - I read this ...more
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Peter Tonkin's first novel, KILLER, was published in 1978. His work has included the acclaimed "Mariner" series that have been critically compared with the best of Alistair MacLean, Desmond Bagley and Hammond Innes.

More recently he has been working on a series of detective thrillers with an Elizabethan background. This series, "The Master of Defense", has been characterised as 'James Bond meets Sh
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