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Latest crime novels by Pauline Rowson

The NEW DI Andy Horton Crime Novel in hardback and as an ebook

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

"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 crime noveltDeath Lies Beneath now available in paperback and as an ebook

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

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

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Act One Drama Group Presents - Murder at the Pelican Club

30/31 October and 1 November

Murder at the Pelican Club a play by Pauline RowsonBe transported back to November 1940 and the Pelican nightclub and restaurant in Liverpool during the Blitz. Enjoy the live music while the murder takes place and see how the well drawn characters deal with the twists and turns of the plot. The village hall becomes the nightclub and snacks will be on sale to accompany the drink you can bring with you. If you really want to get involved come in 1940s dress! Miss it if you dare!

Murder at the Pelican Club a murder mystery play by Pauline Rowson performed by Act One, Ash Green, Kent. 

Click here for more information and tickets.

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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Pauline Rowson's forthcoming events


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 £2.00 from Yate Library or online If you would like to book Pauline Rowson for an event please Contact Us.

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