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Death Lies Beneath
A Killing Coast
Footsteps on the Shore
Blood on the Sand
Dead Man's Wharf

Sizzling Summmer Reads, Pauline Rowson Crime Novels

The first in the DI Andy Horton Series on Amazon Kindle £2.99 or $4.99  special Bank Holiday offer - ends 26 August 2014

Tide of Death-Pauline RowsonIt is Horton’s second day back in Portsmouth CID after being suspended on a charge of gross misconduct for eight months.

Horton has a point to prove - he's still a good cop

Determined to prove his innocence of the charges that have wrecked his career and his marriage he finds his personal investigations sidelined when the naked body of a man is found on the beach. Aided by Sergeant Cantelli, Horton sets out to find a killer who will stop at nothing to cover his tracks. As he starts to uncover dark secrets that someone would rather not have exposed, he risks not only his career but also his life…

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The Suffocating Sea only £1.99 or $3.34 on Amazon Kindle until 31 August  

The Suffocating Sea - DI Andy Horton crime novel 3 by Pauline RowsonAs Horton is forced to confront his past he's faced with a dangerous adversary who will stop at nothing to prevent the truth from coming out...

The third in the DI Horton series (currently eleven) set on the South Coast of England in Portsmouth and the Isle of Wight.

DI Horton is called to investigate a suspicious fire on board a boat, but as soon as he arrives at the marina he experiences a premonition so strong that it’s almost audible. As he views the charred remains of the dead man he knows instinctively that this investigation will be like no other. Soon Horton is forced to confront the past, not just the victim’s, but the mystery surrounding his mother’s disappearance over thirty years ago. As the pieces of a long ago puzzle begin to unravel, it becomes clear to Horton that this is one case someone is determined he should never solve, masterminded by a dangerous adversary who will stop at nothing to prevent the truth from coming out...

"A gripping, suspense-filled murder case...an entertaining read in an engaging series..." Booklist

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Out Now the NEW DI Andy Horton Crime Novel

Shroud of Evil - new DI Andy Horton by Pauline RowsonThe eleventh in the popular marine mystery series of British Police Procedural Crime Novels featuring the flawed and rugged, DI Andy Horton

How far would you go to protect a secret?

For DI Andy Horton there is no choice, withholding information in a murder investigation could cost him his job.

"A compelling protagonist and mounting suspense make the book hard to put down.." Publishers Weekly

"A great read for mystery lovers with plenty to keep you guessing until the last moment." Crime Book Club

"A swirling cyclone of action leading to a shocking conclusion that will leave readers eager for the next installment in this always-surprising series." Booklist

"Procedural fans who haven’t already read Rowson should be encouraged to do so in the strongest possible terms." Booklist

"Yet another brilliant installment in a thoroughly enjoyable, original crime series by a talented British author. Full of twists and turns, colourful characters and hints of disharmony and mistrust between colleagues in the police force." Amazon

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Death Lies Beneath - DI Andy Horton - Pauline RowsonNow available in paperback - the eighth in the DI Andy Horton series

A body found on a rotting boat throws Horton into a frustrating investigation. As the tension mounts to solve the case, Horton receives a chilling message; time, it seems, is also running out for him… 

"A fast paced excellent mystery, with an interesting diverse set of characters, and an intriguing hook at the end that has me eagerly awaiting the next instalment in this series. Highly recommended." Mystery People

"Convincing characters and a coherent plot bolster a crafty solution to the crimes." Publishers Weekly

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Pauline Rowson's Crime Novels

The marine mystery series featuring DI Andy Horton and the thrillers In Cold Daylight, and In for the Kill are set against the back drop of the Solent on the South Coast of England. They have an international readership and have been translated into several languages.


For television, film, translation, and other rights to Pauline Rowson's DI Andy Horton crime novels and her fast paced thrillers and details of her publishers and agents please visit Rights.

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The Dagger in the Library Award - Win £200 worth of crime novels

If you like the DI Andy Horton crime novels and Pauline Rowson's thrillers  then here's your chance to win £200 worth of crime books by nominating them for the Dagger in the Library Award.

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Pauline Rowson's forthcoming events


11 August 2014
Pauline Rowson will be on the Katie Martin Show BBC Radio Solent 3.30pm to 4pm


12 September
Pauline Rowson will be talking to members of Emsworth WI about her popular crime novels.

22 September
Yate Library 7.30pm
Pauline Rowson will be talking about the inspiration behind her Solent based marine mystery series featuring the flawed and rugged DI Andy Horton.

Tickets on sale from Yate LibraryIf you would like to book Pauline Rowson for an event please Contact Us.

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