Polar Star: A Novel

Kobo ebook | December 7, 2011

byMartin Cruz Smith

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Arkady Renko has made too many enemies and now he toils in obscurity on a Russian factory ship in the middle of the Bering Sea. But when a female crew member is picked up dead with the day's catch, Arkady becomes obsessed with the case and once again discovers more than he wants to know and certainly more than he bargained for....


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Arkady Renko has made too many enemies and now he toils in obscurity on a Russian factory ship in the middle of the Bering Sea. But when a female crew member is picked up dead with the day's catch, Arkady becomes obsessed with the case and once again discovers more than he wants to know and certainly more than he bargained for....From ...

Keith Faulkner is an author and a creator of children's books. Some of the tiles are The Monster in My Bedroom, Time to Play (Puppy Scooby-Doo), Spelling Machine, Asi! And Slidr Card Math. 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 Philad...

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Format:Kobo ebookPublished:December 7, 2011Publisher:Random House Publishing GroupLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0307809781

ISBN - 13:9780307809780

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Literally chilling. possibly the best Renko novel I enjoy Smith's novels enormously. Of the Renko series, there is not only the great fun of watching Renko battle both the bad guys and the government, but excellent settings and atmosphere. It is Polar Star that, set in arctic seas, brings a magnificent and literally chilling atmosphere on board a fishing factory ship to life. You might not think that such a limited setting would produce more than an ordinary mystery, but you may be pleasantly surprised by the novel. You may be unable to read this book in a cold room. As is Renko's forte, he overcomes the resistance of both the local bosses and the "bad guys" to unravel a fascinating situation.
Date published: 2015-02-13