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Recently re-published DI Andy Horton crime novels

DI Andy Horton crime novelsIn case you've missed them - recently re-published DI Andy Horton crime novels now in paperback, e book and Amazon Kindle

Pauline Rowson's Portsmouth marine-set mystery plots are inventive, exciting, gripping and full of thrilling twists and turns.

Shroud of Evil a DI Andy Horton mystery Shroud of Evil (DI Andy Horton 11)

Horton is assigned the case of a missing person, Jasper Kenton, a private investigator. He's irritated at being assigned such a low-ranking investigation and suspects the disappearance has a mundane explanation. Either Kenton is with a woman, or he’s stolen from a client and absconded with the money. But when Kenton’s car turns up, and a shocking discovery is made, things turn serious. Immediately, Horton finds himself embroiled in an investigation that has major personal ramifications, and one in which he has no choice but to withhold vital information. As he struggles to crack the case, he knows it is only a question of time before someone discovers he’s kept silent, and when that’s revealed, his part in hindering a major investigation will end his career.

"A compelling protagonist and mounting suspense make the book hard to put down." Publishers Weekly

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Fatal Catch, DI Andy Horton Mystery 12Fatal Catch (DI Andy Horton 12)

In Fatal Catch, DI Andy Horton is called out to examine a gruesome catch by two fishermen: a human hand. Is it that of missing violent criminal Alfie Wright – or is he the killer? And where is the rest of the corpse? Soon Horton finds himself immersed in a complex case where everyone has a reason to lie and no one is who they seem. Assailed by doubts both in his personal and professional life, Horton desperately tries to keep his emotional feelings under control and his focus on his work. His instincts tell him to trust no one and believe nothing; he’s not sure though whether this time he’ll succeed.

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Lethal Waves (DI Andy Horton 13)

On his return from Guernsey, Horton is called out to investigate the death of a vagrant whose body is found under a rotting houseboat on the shores of Portsmouth.

"Nothing in this police procedural is as it first appears. The Harley Davidson-riding, boat-dwelling Horton is a fascinating man to get to know, and his thoughtful approach to detection is a pleasure to read." Publishers Weekly

"This heart-breaking story of ambition, greed, jealousy, and revenge makes a good choice for fans of no-nonsense British procedurals." Booklist

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"Deserves mention in the same breath as works in the upper echelon of American procedurals (those by Ed McBain or Joseph Wambaugh for example) and their British counterparts, including the work of Peter Robinson and John Harvey. " Booklist

Inspector Andy Horton - a man defined by a tormented past, but with hopes for his future.

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