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Tickets now on sale for CSI Portsmouth with best selling crime authors and crime experts

Tickets are now on sale for  CSI Portsmouth 2013 where five internationally acclaimed best-selling crime authors will be appearing alongside police and forensic experts on Saturday 2 November as part of Portsmouth BookFest.

Taking part in CSI Portsmouth 2013 are crime authors S. J Bolton, Natasha Cooper, M.R. Hall, Kerry Wilkinson and Pauline Rowson who will also be acting as participating moderator at the one day event discussing crime fiction and fact at The Princess Royal Gallery at the National Museum of the Royal Navy in the Portsmouth Historic Dockyard.

Pauline Rowson Crime AuthorPauline Rowson, founder of CSI Portsmouth, is the author of the Solent based crime novels featuring the flawed and rugged DI Andy Horton. Hailed in the UK and the USA as the 'Best of British Crime Fiction,' her novels have been translated into several languages including Chinese. The ninth in the DI Horton series, Undercurrent, was published by Severn House in January 2013 and the tenth, Death Surge is published in September 2013.

Authors Pauline Rowson, Kerry Wilkinson  M R Hall, S J Bolton and Natasha Cooper  will be joined on the panels by police and forensic experts including: Michael Ellis, Drugs Intelligence Officer, Hampshire Police, who has worked on drug operations securing hundreds of convictions; Forensic toxicologist Dr Alex Allan, co-founder of Triple A Forensics and consultant with Manlove Forensics who has dealt with many high profile cases including those involving suspected murders; Sergeant Tony Birr of Hampshire Police Marine Unit; Brian Chappell MBE, a former Detective Chief Inspector with the Metropolitan Police, New Scotland Yard with experience of working on complex and high level investigations and who is now a senior lecturer at the Institute of Criminal Justice Studies at the University of Portsmouth; and Hampshire Police Fingerprint bureau and the Dog Support Unit.

Portsmouth BookFest is a festival of popular literature organised by The Hayling Island Bookshop and Portsmouth City Council and runs from 19 October to 3 November. Its aim is to promote reading for pleasure and enthusiasm for literature in the city of Portsmouth.

CSI PortsmouthCSI Portsmouth 2013 is being held on Saturday 2 November at National Museum of the Royal Navy, Portsmouth Historic Dockyard.

Tickets cost £15 for the day which includes a free paperback book by one of the participating authors from the mobile bookshop provided by the Hayling Island Bookshop on the day.

Call the Box Office on 023 9268 8037 Monday to Friday 9am - 5pm or The Hayling Island Bookshop  on 023 9246 6620 Monday to Saturday 9am - 5pm

Tickets can be purchased with credit/debit card.

Tickets can be collected from Cosham, North End, Central and Southsea Libraries, on thedoor at the event, or posted to an address (there will be a booking fee of 75p charged for tickets posted).

Click here to see the full programme for CSI Portsmouth 2013


For further information or to arrange author interviews please contact us.

With thanks to our sponsors:

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