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Pauline Rowson - one of Britain's most exciting crime writers

Pauline Rowson-pauline_rowsonPauline Rowson has been hailed as "redefining the genre of the police dramaā€¯ by setting it against the atmospheric backdrop of the ever changing sea. Her cops are tough yet fallible.

The DI Andy Horton series of crime novels has been hailed in both the UK and the USA as having everything: compelling crimes, complex past history, a tough work environment, romantic entanglements and political intrigue played out against the dramatic and powerfully evocative British marine landscape of Portsmouth and the Solent.

Adventure, mystery and heroes have always fascinated and thrilled Pauline Rowson. That and her love of the sea has led her to create her thrilling range of crime novels set against the atmospheric backdrop of the sea on the South Coast of England.

Pauline Rowson is the author of the contemporary crime novels featuring the flawed and rugged DI Andy Horton. There are now eleven in the DI Andy Horton series of crime novels with the first featuring her detective DI Horton, Tide of Death, published in 2006 and hailed by Amazon as the 'Best of British Crime Fiction.' Following this, in swift succession, were two further stand alone crime novels, In Cold Daylight, which was voted by the public as their third best read in an online poll for World Book Day 2008 and In for the Kill.

Shroud of Evil - DI Andy Horton number 11 in the seriesDI Andy Horton made his second appearance in Deadly Waters and since then has gone from strength to strength. He now appears in ten crime novels with the eleventh, Shroud of Evil, published in 2014.

Pauline Rowson's crime novels have an International readership and have been translated into several languages including Chinese. They have received critical acclaim in the UK and the USA where they have been given starred reviews.

Crime author Pauline Rowson entertaining an audience about tales of her crime novelsAs well as being a crime author, Pauline is an entertaining and inspirational public speaker and gives many talks about her crime novels and her writing career.

Before becoming a full time writer Pauline Rowson was a renowned marketing and training guru, with a collection of 'how to' business books and a successful marketing, media and training career behind her.

The Solent coming out of Portsmouth HarbourBorn and raised in Portsmouth, Pauline Rowson draws her inspiration for her crime novels from the area in which she lives, which is diverse and never without incident.

When she isn't writing (which isn't often) she can be found walking the coastal paths on the Isle of Wight and around Langstone and Chichester Harbours looking for a good place to put a body!

Married to a former fire fighter Pauline lives on the South Coast of England. She is founder of CSI Portsmouth, an annual event part of Portsmouth Bookfest, which brings crime fiction and crime fact together, is a member of the Crime Writers' Association and the Society of Authors.

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