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Rose

Rose( )
Author: Smith, Martin Cruz
ISBN:978-0-517-30711-3
Publication Date:May 1998
Publisher:Random House Value Publishing
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $2.99
Book Description:

For explorer and adventurer Jonathan Blair, nothing could be more repulsive than trekking to the dreary coal town of Wigan, England. But he has no choice. To earn passage back to his beloved Africa, Blair must accept a commission: discover what happened to the missing Reverend, John Maypole. Yet once in Wigan, Blair finds the locals as impenetrable as the coal-choked sky. Maypole's fiancée seems unconcerned that he has vanished, and the last person to see the Reverend is a mysteriously...
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Book Details
Detailed Subjects: Fiction / Historical / General
Fiction / Thrillers / Suspense
Book Weight:1.55 Pounds
Author Biography
Smith, Martin Cruz (Author)
Martin Cruz Smith is a writer of suspense novels. He was born in Reading, Pennsylvania, on November 3, 1942 but grew up in New Mexico and the Philadelphia area. Smith earned a B.A. from the University of Pennsylvania.

Smith worked for local television stations, newspapers, and the Associated Press. His early work was published under the names Simon Quinn, Jake Logan, and Martin Smith. Smith is best known for a series of suspense/thrillers featuring Investigator Arkady Renko. The first of these books, Gorky Park, was published in 1981 and adapted as a film starring William Hurt and Lee Marvin two years later. An earlier film of his work, Nightwing, directed by Arthur Hiller, was released in 1979. Smith is a member of the Authors League of America and the Authors Guild.

In 2013 his title Tatiana made The New York Times Best Seller List. The Girl from Venice also became a bestseller.

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