River of Ghosts

By Peter Tonkin
Severn House Publishers, Hardcover, 9780727867438, 218pp.

Publication Date: June 2009

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Description
The exciting new Richard Mariner marine adventure - Far into the East China Sea, Richard and Robin Mariner are testing the Neptune, their companys latest acquisition, an unmanned sub. A distress call comes in from a submarine whose mission is to recover the lost gold of Kublai Khan. It has become trapped on the seabed and the crew is running out of air. But as the Mariners guide Neptune to the rescue, a darker story becomes plain. Was the submarines voyage a cover for a more sinister mission?



About the Author
Peter Tonkin was born in Ulster, son of an RAF officer. He spent much of his youth travelling the world from one posting to another. He went to school at Portora Royal, Enniskillen and Palmer's, Grays. He sang, acted, and published poetry, winning the Jan Palac Memorial Prize in 1968. He studied English with Seamus Heaney at Queen's Belfast. In his year were Paul Muldoon, Bernard MacLaverty and Ciaran Hinds.
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