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A taste for murder at Bishops Waltham Library

Bishops Waltham Library Pauline Rowson explains how she writes her crime novelsThe audience at Bishops Waltham Library in Hampshire got the taste for murder on Thursday 6 April when crime author, Pauline Rowson revealed the secrets of her successful crime writing and talked about her crime novels featuring the rugged and flawed sailing detective, Inspector Andy Horton, who appears in thirteen crime novels and Art Marvik, undercover investigator for the UK's National Intelligence Marine Squad (NIMS) who is appears in two crime novels, Silent Running  and Dangerous Cargo published by Severn House with the third, Lost Voyage, being published in July 2017.

Bishops Waltham Library Pauline Rowson explaining how she draws up her plot linesPauline Rowson talked about how she plots,  researches and writes her popular crime novels set on the South Coast of England. This was followed by a question and answer session and a book signing.

Lethal Waves, the thirteenth in the Inspector Andy Horton police procedural series was published by Severn House on 28 February 2017 in the UK and in the USA on 1 June 2017.

Lethal Waves, an Andy Horton Marine Mystery by Pauline Rowson

DI Andy Horton’s meal with his old friend, Inspector John Guilbert of the States of Guernsey Police, is cut short when a woman is found dead in her cabin on the ferry from Portsmouth to Guernsey. There doesn’t appear to be any suspicious circumstances. It's not Horton's case. But as  soon as Horton returns to Portsmouth he's called in to investigate the death of a vagrant found lying partially covered under a rotting houseboat. This time, it’s clearly murder.

Troubled by the many unanswered questions surrounding both deaths, Horton must call upon all his skills and intuition to solve a complex case, uncovering dark secrets that have led to such lethal waves of destruction.

Pauline Rowson crime novels have been hailed as "compelling," "multi-layered and complex" "a great read for mystery lovers". Translated into several languages Rowson's crime novels have received critical acclaim both in the USA and the UK.

Dangerous Cargo, an Art Marvik Mystery by Pauline RowsonThe Art Marvik crime novels featuring the former Royal Marine Commando, now working undercover for the UK's National Intelligence Marine Squad, have been hailed as, 'Action-packed'.  Booklist USA says, '"Fans of Rowson’s DI Andy Horton books will be delighted with her new series featuring former marine commando Art Marvik. A tense, terrifying thrill ride that twists and turns with dizzying speed, combined with a likable, smart, tough, but all too human hero, make this a cracking-good new series—action fans need Marvik on their radar.'  Dangerous Cargo the second in the Art Marvik series is published in paperback on 28 April 2017.

Bishops Waltham Library Pauline Rowson answering a question about her crime writingPauline Rowson says, 'It was great to meet readers at Bishops Waltham Library. They were a lovely audience and I enjoyed  discussing my heroes adventures with them.'


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