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Inspector Alun Ryga mystery, Death in the Cove, released as an audio book

Death in the Cove audio book by Pauline RowsoneUK audio publisher B7 Media has released as an audio book the first in the new historical mystery crime series by Pauline Rowson, DEATH IN THE COVE.  Pauline Rowson is the author of the popular DI Andy Horton novels and Art Marvik mystery thrillers. Her crime novels have been described as; "Gripping, full of twists and turns, multi-layered, and compelling."

The first novel in the series, DEATH IN THE COVE, introducesScotland Yard detective Inspector Alun Ryga.  The audio book is narrated by Jonathan Rhodes.

DEATH IN THE COVE is set in 1950s England, a country still struggling to come to terms with peace in the grip of austerity and rationing. Recently promoted to Inspector at Scotland Yard, the former Merchant Navy seaman and German prisoner-of-war is despatched to the Island of Portland in Dorset to solve an unusual and baffling case.

Pauline Rowson says, "The 1950s is a fascinating period where memories of the war are very strong, and the fear of more world conflicts haunt people. Policing in the 1950s was vastly different to today, no mobile phones, no dashing about and no computers. Scotland Yard were frequently called in to investigate murder cases around the UK and I chose to create a detective with an understanding of the sea gained during his time in the Merchant Navy, and an insight into human nature for both good and evil as witnessed during his days of incarceration in a German prisoner-of-war camp, making him unique in his approach to solving coastal based crimes. I hope readers will enjoy investigating the baffling crimes with Inspector Ryga.”

B7 Media’s Executive Producer, Andrew Mark Sewell, says "I’ve known and admired Pauline Rowson’s marine mysteries ever since I read her debut DI Andy Horton novel, TIDE OF DEATH. Pauline is an intuitive crime writer who crafts intricate plots, real page turners, always with a distinctive coastal setting. I’m delighted that Pauline has chosen B7 Media to produce the audio books for her new crime mystery series.”

B7 Media is a multi-award-winning audio producer and publisher known for its acclaimed BBC Radio 4 dramatisations of Isaac Asimov’s I Robot, Ray Bradbury’s The Martian Chronicles and most recently Dan Dare: The Audio Adventures. B7 launched their debut audio book range in January 2019 with titles including Sam Meekings’ The Afterlives of Doctor Gachet, Stephanie Bull’s The Shape of Veronica and Chris Jackson’s Roger Federer: Portrait of an Artist. Upcoming titles include Comic Book Babylon, Tim Pilcher’s kiss-and-tell about the British comic book industry of the 90s, John Altman’s (best known as EastEnders Nasty Nick) searingly honest biography In the Nick of Time and world-renowned vocal coach CeCe Sammy’s If You Can Speak, You Can Sing.

Pauline Rowson
Pauline Rowson is the author of twenty crime novels, fourteen featuring the rugged and flawed Portsmouth detective Inspector Andy Horton, three in the mystery thriller series featuring Art Marvik, the troubled former Royal Marine Commando now an undercover investigator for the UK's National Intelligence Marine Squad (NIMS) and two standalone thrillers, the award winning, In Cold Daylight and In for the Kill.

Death in the Cove paperback and ebook

Recently promoted to Inspector at Scotland Yard, the former Merchant Navy seaman and German prisoner-of-war is despatched to the Island of Portland in Dorset to solve an unusual and baffling case. The body of a man dressed in a pinstriped suit has been discovered in an isolated cove on the island by war photographer, Eva Paisley. Ryga is keen to prove his worth on his first solo investigation outside of London. Ignoring the warnings of the local police inspector and the Dorset Chief Constable that his trust in Eva Paisley is misjudged, Ryga quickly realises that her observations could provide the breakthrough he needs in a complex murder investigation and the answer to the haunting circumstances that have sent the man in the pinstriped suit to his death.

Death in the Cove is also published in paperback, as an ebook, on Amazon Kindle and Kobo.

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