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It's back to school for DI Andy Horton in DEADLY WATERS

Deadly Waters - DI Andy Horton Crime Novel Pauline RowsonThe school term is here again and Inspector Andy Horton returns to school to investigate the murder of a head teacher, whose body is found on the wreck of the Mulberry in Langstone Harbour and a note on her body, "Have you forgotten ME?"

Deadly Waters is second in the DI Andy Horton series (currently 14).  It is set around Portsmouth on the south coast of England.

"Rowson adds an appealing hero to the British Police Procedural ranks." Kirkus Reviews (USA)

A woman, the headteacher of struggling inner city Portsmouth school, is found brutally murdered on the Mulberry in Langstone Harbour.   A note is found on the body. Have you forgotten ME? Is it simply a senseless murder by an unhinged killer or does someone close to the head have a motive for murder? As Horton delves deeper into the investigation, aided by Sergeant Cantelli, the tension mounts. With the clock ticking Horton is soon forced to take a decision that will put his life on the line . . .

Pauline Rowson is the author of twenty crime novels.  Fourteen feature the rugged and flawed Portsmouth detective DI Andy Horton, with the latest DEAD PASSAGE published in October 2018; three with undercover investigator and former Royal Marine Commando, Art Marvik who works for the UK's National Intelligence Marine Squad (NIMS); two standalone thriller mysteries and the first in her new historical crime series set in 1950 introducing Scotland Yard detective, Inspector Alun Ryga in his first mystery outside of London on the Island of Portland, Dorset.  DEATH IN THE COVE  is being published in paperback, as an ebook, on Kindle, Kobo and as an audio book on 26 September 2019.

The Inspector Andy Horton mystery novels have been hailed in UK, USA and Commonwealth as "exemplary," "multi-layered" and "cleverly plotted" with reviewer, Booklist, claiming that Andy Horton is an "especially good series hero, a likeable fellow with plenty of street smarts and the requisite personal baggage"

Pauline Rowson's Portsmouth-set mystery plots are inventive and exciting, gripping but not gruesome, and full of thrilling twists and turns. Her novels combine character-driven, emotional punch with the scale and complexity of plotting.

Available in paperback, as an ebook on Amazon Kindle, Kobo and as unabridged audio book.

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