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Pauline Rowson entertains a packed audience at Totton South U3A

A packed audience at Totton South U3A listening to Pauline Rowson talking about her crime novelsAlmost a hundred people packed Colbury Memorial Hall on the edge of the New Forest, Hampshire on a very hot summer's day in June to listen to me talking about how I research, plot and write my crime novels. I talked about the DI Andy Horton series set in the Solent area on the South Coast of England.  The DI Andy Horton crime novels have recently been optioned for TV by one of the UK's top television production companies, Lime Pictures, who are seeking to bring the flawed and rugged, sailing  detective, Andy Horton, to the TV screens.

I also spoke about my new hero, former marine commando, Art Marvik, in Silent Running, and my stand alone thrillers, In Cold Daylight and In For The Kill.


Pauline Rowson explaining how she writes her crime novels to members of Totton South U3A June 2015I explained where I draw my ideas from, which is often from locations on the South Coast of England or from overheard conversations; how I create my characters using mind maps; how I use a storyboard to plot the novels and how I research them.

After my talk there was as usual a Q & A which was followed by a book signing over tea.




Pauline Rowson signing copies of her crime novels at Totton South U3AThe U3A movement is huge in the UK and growing by the day.  It stands for the University of the Third Age and is an organisation that brings together retired and semi-retired people to learn together, not for qualifications but for its own reward: the joy of discovery.





Pauline Rowson talking about her crime novels to members of Totton South U3A June 2015My thanks to Totton South U3A for inviting me to talk.

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Silent Running is published by Severn House and introduces former marine commando, special boat services officer, Art Marvik.

Enter the competition to win a copy of Silent Running. Closing date 20 July 2015.


Silent Running - An Art Marvi Marine Crime Novel by Pauline Rowsonel Marvik, adrift after leaving the marines and smarting from his first failed civilian mission seeks refuge in a remote cottage on the Isle of Wight. Then a visit from a former girlfriend and a missing computer scientist changes everything. In a race against time, Marvik is sucked into a dangerous assignment and a web of deceit that will need all his skills, and those of his friend, former Marine Special Forces Communicator, Shaun Strathen, to get to the truth. Their mission, to stop a ruthless killer before he kills again.





Death Surge - A DI Andy Horton Crime NovelThe tenth DI Andy Horton crime novel, Death Surge, is now available in paperback and as an e book.

Shroud of Evil, the eleventh is in hardcover and e book format and for all you DI Andy Horton fans and for many of you wanting to know what really happened to Andy's mother after she abandoned him when he was ten more will be revealed in DI Andy Horton 12, Fatal Catch, due to be published by Severn House in September 2015.





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JUNE 26TH, 2015 @ 5:36:51 UTC
 
 


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