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Locations for the DI Andy Horton Crime Series

The Marine Mystery DIAndy Horton series of police procedural crime novels are set in theSolent area on the South Coast of England, and more specifically, Portsmouth,the Isle of Wight and surrounding areas of Hayling, Fareham and Gosport. Essentially they are set around the sea, hence Marine Mysteries - my trademark and because I live in the area I'm often out looking for a good place to put a body - or rather perhaps I should say on location research and seeking inspiration .

The Gosport FerryThese photographs were taken on a trip between Portsmouth and Gosport, which means a short ferry journey across the very busy and narrow entrance of Portsmouth Harbour, where my enigmatic detective, DI Andy Horton, often travels along with the marine police unit of Sergeant Elkins and Constable Ripley, in the pursuit of an investigation.




Death Surge - DI Andy Horton 10Gosport is particularly featured in DI AndyHorton number ten, Death Surge, when the investigation into Detective Sergeant Cantelli's missing nephew takes Horton to Haslar Marina, Gosport. The cover of Death Surge actually shows the view across the harbour to Gosport.





Arriving at Gosport Terminal with twin tower blocks just in viewArriving at the Gosport Ferry Terminal from Portsmouth Harbour with the twin tower blocks just in view.






Portsmouth across the harbour from GosportLooking across to Portsmouth , taken on the ferry in the harbour.









Portsmuth from the Gosport shore across the narrrow harbour entrancePortsmouth from the Gosport shore looking across the narrow harbour entrance








Haslar Marina - DI Andy Horton - Death Surge and Submarine Museum - HMS Alliance-GosportHaslar Marina featured in DI Andy Horton crime novel, Death Surge, with the Royal Navy Submarine Museum HMS Alliance in the background.

Watch the DI Andy Horton crime series trailer or read more on mywebsite.



Death Surge is currently available in hardcover and as an e book. It will be released in paperback in March 2015.

 All my crime novels are available to buy in bookstores, on line or for loan in UK and USA libraries.

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POSTED BY: PAULINE ROWSON
JANUARY 6TH, 2015 @ 5:19:15 UTC
 
 


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