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DI Andy Horton - Solent Murder Mysteries Page

DI Andy Horton - Solent Murder Mysteries

Set in the Solent area of Portsmouth and the Isle of Wight, featuring the Harley-Davidson, sailing detective Inspector Andy Horton
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The Portsmouth Murders Page

The Portsmouth Murders

The first DI Andy Horton mystery, Horton is back in Portsmouth CID and has a point to prove, he's still a good copper
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The Langstone Harbour Murders Page

The Langstone Harbour Murders

The head mistress of a Portsmouth school is found murdered on a structure in Langstone Harbour. DI Andy Horton leads the investigation
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Art Marvik Mysteries Page

Art Marvik Mysteries

He’s earned the scars on his face as a commando in the Marines, now he’s working undercover for the Police National Intelligence Marine Squad
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Inspector Ryga Mysteries Page

Inspector Ryga Mysteries

Meet Scotland Yard Inspector Ryga who is sent out to solve baffling coastal crimes in Britain in the 1950s.
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The Horsea Marina Murders Page

The Horsea Marina Murders

A foggy December night DIr Andy Horton is called to a burning boati n Horsea Marina. He finds a charred body onboard
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Deadly Waves Page

Deadly Waves

Marvik must dive into dangerous and deadly waters to find a lethal killer before another innocent life is lost in the first Marvik Mystery
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The Royal Hotel Murders Page

The Royal Hotel Murders

A celebrity receives threatening phone calls.A nursing home resident is assaulted.A man found in a pit with several of his fingers severed
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The Isle of Wight Murders Page

The Isle of Wight Murders

A cold, grey January morning. A woman with a gun in her hand. A corpse on an abandoned golf course. DI Andy Horton is on the case.
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The Portchester Castle Murders Page

The Portchester Castle Murders

The Solent area of Portsmouth might be pretty, but the criminals aren’t. It’s Friday the thirteenth and DI Andy Horton’s luck is about to run out.
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The Chale Bay Murders Page

The Chale Bay Murders

Suspicious lights at sea, decomposing bodies and an old flame send DI Andy Horton down a rabbit hole in this captivating crime thriller
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The Farlington Marsh Murders Page

The Farlington Marsh Murders

DI Andy Horton is called to a woman’s body found on a yacht wreck in Portsmouth Harbour, stabbed in the back is she linked to a big time crook?
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The Oyster Quays Murders Page

The Oyster Quays Murders

A naval historian is found dead in Portsmouth Dockyard, another body on a boat at Oyster Quays, DI Andy Horton investigates
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The Cowes Week Murders Page

The Cowes Week Murders

Charred remains in a disused tunnel. Is it Sergeant Cantelli’s nephew? The search for a missing man becomes a hunt for a ruthless killer.
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The Boathouse Murders Page

The Boathouse Murders

A PI's naked body on a private Isle of Wight beach wrapped in sailcloth, DI Horton is embroiled in an investigation with personal ramifications
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The Thorney Island Murders Page

The Thorney Island Murders

DI Andy Horton is called out to examine a gruesome catch by two fishermen: a human hand. Is it that of missing violent criminal?
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The Guernsey Ferry Murders Page

The Guernsey Ferry Murders

A woman’s found dead on the Guernsey ferry a vagrant under an old houseboat in Portsmouth DI AndyHorton dives headfirst into his investigation
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The Rat Island Murders Page

The Rat Island Murders

Five skeletons found on Rat Island among them the remains of a woman murdered in the 1980s, and a mysterious phone call to DI Andy Horton
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The Luccombe Bay Murders Page

The Luccombe Bay Murders

A man dead in a log cabin in Luccombe Bay on the Isle of Wight, another body exposed in a cliff fall, DI Horton has two murders to solve
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The South Binness Murders Page

The South Binness Murders

An abandoned motor cruiser stranded on South Binness Island, Langstone harbour, blood on board but no body, DI Andy Horton is on the case
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Death in the Cove Page

Death in the Cove

When the body of a man wearing a pinstriped suit is found in a secluded bay on Portland Island, Dorset Inspector Ryga is sent to investigate
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Death in the Harbour Page

Death in the Harbour

Scotland Yard's Inspector Ryga is sent to Newhaven to unravel the mystery of why an ordinary constable was murdered and his wife has gone missing
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Death in the Nets Page

Death in the Nets

A cold wet January night, a man stabbed, tangled up in fishing nets in Brixham Harbour. Scotland Yard's Inspector Ryga is sent to investigate
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Mystery Thrillers Page

Mystery Thrillers

Fast-paced, mystery thrillers involving identity fraud and an environmental scandal that strikes at the heart of government
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In Cold Daylight Page

In Cold Daylight

Before fire-fighter Jack Bartholomew can reveal the cause of his and his colleagues’ cancer he is murdered. Adam Greene needs to get to the truth
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In For The Kill Page

In For The Kill

What happens to one man when his identity is stolen. For Alex Albury the nightmare that destroyed his life will only end in death
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Dangerous Cargo Page

Dangerous Cargo

Art Marvik is tasked to find the truth behind a fifty year old mystery but someone is determined to stop him
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Lost Voyage Page

Lost Voyage

Marvik faces a desperate battle to find a ruthless assassin who will stop at nothing in order to protect the secret of the Mary Jo’s last voyage
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Fatal Depths Page

Fatal Depths

Marvik's about to face his biggest challenge, the discovery of the truth behind the deaths of his parents in an underwater explosion
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Pauline Rowson Page

Pauline Rowson

Pauline Rowson is an Amazon Top 100 bestselling author, her gripping, fast-paced mystery crime novels have sold around the world
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Death in the Dunes Page

Death in the Dunes

A bitterly cold day in March 1951, Inspector Ryga is in Kent to investigate the murder of a woman found deadin the dunes.
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Solent Murder Mysteries Boxed Set 1-3 Page

Solent Murder Mysteries Boxed Set 1-3

Get all three of the first Solent Murder Mysteries featuring DI Andy Horton by Pauline Rowson in this Boxed Set
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Solent Murder Mysteries Boxed Set 4-6 Page

Solent Murder Mysteries Boxed Set 4-6

Grab best selling and gripping DI Andy Horton Solent Murder Mystery books 4-6 in this special boxed set
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The Hayling Island Murders Page

The Hayling Island Murders

Number seventeen (17) in the DI Andy Horton Solent Murder Mystery series set in Portsmouth and the Isle of Wight on the south coast of England
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Solent Murder Mysteries Boxed Set 7-9 Page

Solent Murder Mysteries Boxed Set 7-9

Three gripping, best selling DI Andy Horton Solent Murder Mysteries in this boxed set to keep you enthralled and entertained for hours on end.
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Article: Pauline Rowson on why the crime genre is so popular

Pauline Rowson on why the crime genre is so popular

Crime fiction is a best selling genre and the most borrowed from public libraries. So what is it that makes crime fiction so popular?
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Article: What makes a good crime novel?

What makes a good crime novel?

A strong cast of diverse characters, an atmospheric background, pacy dialogue, emotion and a juicy murder mystery
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Article: Do you have a writing routine and if so what is it?

Do you have a writing routine and if so what is it?

There is no magic prescription for the best routine for writing, it's a matter of trial and error, individual circumstances, commitment and passion.
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Article: How long does it take to write a crime novel?

How long does it take to write a crime novel?

It usually takes me six to nine months to write a crime novel and I like to write the first draft as quickly as possible
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Article: How to choose character names

How to choose character names

Getting the right name for characters in a novel, play or short story can be tricky. Here are my seven top tips I use in my crime novels
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Article: The setting and idea for THE OYSTER QUAYS MURDERS

The setting and idea for THE OYSTER QUAYS MURDERS

The Oyster Quays Murders is set in Portsmouth Historic Dockyard where a body is found in number one dock
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Article: The relationship with my characters in my crime novels

The relationship with my characters in my crime novels

Creating characters and their lives is a fascinating game and many crime authors become obsessed with their characters
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Article: Research uncovered in Art Marvik mystery thriller LOST VOYAGE

Research uncovered in Art Marvik mystery thriller LOST VOYAGE

I discovered some fascinating facts about missing ships and the centuries old ship recycling business resarching Lost Voyage
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Article: How I develop the characters in my crime novels

How I develop the characters in my crime novels

Use spidergrams, put the character in the centre and ask a series of ‘open’ questions about him/her - who, what, where, how, why, when
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Article: On location with Marvik in mystery thriller LOST VOYAGE

On location with Marvik in mystery thriller LOST VOYAGE

Marvik mystery thriller Lost Voyage is set on the south coast of England in East Sussex, see the locations featured
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Article: The story behind DI Andy Horton Mystery THE BOATHOUSE MURDERS

The story behind DI Andy Horton Mystery THE BOATHOUSE MURDERS

The Boathouse Murders explores the corrosive nature of secrets and how they can lead to murder
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Article: Getting to grips with time frames in novels

Getting to grips with time frames in novels

How to use fictional time frames and real time when it comes to writing a series of crime novels, crime author Pauline Rowson explains
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Article: Back to school for DI Andy Horton in THE LANGSTONE HARBOUR MURDERS

Back to school for DI Andy Horton in THE LANGSTONE HARBOUR MURDERS

The head mistress of a Portsmouth school is found dead on the Mulberry in Langstone Harbour. DI Andy Horton is in a race against time to find the killer
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Article: The inspiration behind THE COWES WEEK MURDERS

The inspiration behind THE COWES WEEK MURDERS

Detective Inspector Andy Horton is recalled from a sailing trip when Sergeant Cantelli’s nephew goes missing at Cowes Week on the Isle of Wight.
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Article: The Chale Bay Murders now available in audio

The Chale Bay Murders now available in audio

Suspicious lights at sea, decomposing bodies and an old flame send Detective Inspector Andy Horton down a rabbit hole in this captivating crime thriller
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Article: The story behind Art Marvik in the mystery thriller series

The story behind Art Marvik in the mystery thriller series

The background to Pauline Rowson's action hero, Art Marvik in the fast-paced, gripping mystery thrillers.
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Article: Meet Inspector Ryga in these 1950s set mysteries

Meet Inspector Ryga in these 1950s set mysteries

Inspector Ryga is an engaging lead character, shaped by his war-time experiences to be a sensitive, astute detective.
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Article: On research with the Marine Police for THE RAT ISLAND MURDERS

On research with the Marine Police for THE RAT ISLAND MURDERS

Pauline Rowson spends time on research with the police marine unit for her DI Andy Horton crime novelTHE RAT ISLAND MURDERS
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Article: What does it take to be a successful writer?

What does it take to be a successful writer?

Persistence, patience, a keen interest in humanity, observation, a good ear, an inquiring mind, self discipline, diligence, enthusiasm
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Article: What authors have inspired you?

What authors have inspired you?

Crime author Pauline Rowson talks about the crime authors who have inspired her
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Article: How I write my crime novels

How I write my crime novels

Crime author Pauline Rowson explains how she sets about writing her best selling crime, thriller and mystery novels.
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Article: What has been your greatest struggle as a writer?

What has been your greatest struggle as a writer?

The greatest struggle for writers is getting published, learning your craft, honing your style and perservering pays off
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Article: Fascinating forensic facts

Fascinating forensic facts

During my research I come across some interesting forensic facts. Here are a couple on DNA testing and evidence
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Article: The relationship with my characters

The relationship with my characters

Authors can love or hate their characters but must never be indifferent to them even the minor ones
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Article: Behind the character of Art Marvik

Behind the character of Art Marvik

The background to the fictional hero Art Marvik in Pauline Rowson's gripping action packed mystery thriller series
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Article: How I choose my characters names - tips and pitfalls

How I choose my characters names - tips and pitfalls

What's in a name? Getting the right name for the characters can be tricky, the name needs to fit with that character before he/she can come alive
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Article: Art Marvik has a thrilling undercover investigation in LOST VOYAGE

Art Marvik has a thrilling undercover investigation in LOST VOYAGE

Marvik faces a desperate battle to save others from a ruthless assassin in Lost Voyage, no. 3 in the series
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Article: Researching fingerprints with the police

Researching fingerprints with the police

Crime author Pauline Rowson on researching fingerprints for her contemporary set DI Andy Horton Solent Murder Mysteries
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Article: The story behind Art Marvik mystery thriller, Lost Voyage

The story behind Art Marvik mystery thriller, Lost Voyage

How do you find a ghost ship in the Arctic once the trail has gone cold? This sparked the idea for Art Marvik mystery thriller, Lost Voyage
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Article: The setting for DI Andy Horton Solent Murder Mystery THE COWES WEEK MURDERS

The setting for DI Andy Horton Solent Murder Mystery THE COWES WEEK MURDERS

Three locations are featured in THE COWES WEEK MURDERS, Cowes Isle of Wight, Hilsea Lines Portsmouth and Fort Gilkicker, Gosport
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Article: December DI Andy Horton is called out to a gruesome catch

December DI Andy Horton is called out to a gruesome catch

Horton is called out to examine a gruesome catch, a human hand. Is it that of missing violent criminal Alfie Wright, or is he the killer?
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Article: Lord Eames change of name in the DI Andy Horton Mysteries

Lord Eames change of name in the DI Andy Horton Mysteries

Why the name of Lord Eames has been changed to Lord Ames in the re-published DI Andy Horton Solent Murder Mysteries
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Article: The inspiration behind DI Andy Horton THE GUERNSEY FERRY MURDERS

The inspiration behind DI Andy Horton THE GUERNSEY FERRY MURDERS

A heart-breaking story of ambition, greed, jealousy, and revenge makes a good choice for fans of no-nonsense British procedurals
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Article: Fascinating Forensic Facts

Fascinating Forensic Facts

All my crime novels are set around the sea so it is inevitable that I will have bodies in the water, by the water, and washed up beside the water!
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Article: DI Andy Horton is at the Isle of Wight Festival in THE FARLINGTON MARSH MURDERS

DI Andy Horton is at the Isle of Wight Festival in THE FARLINGTON MARSH MURDERS

Detective Inspector Andy Horton's investigations take him across the Solent to the Isle of Wight Festival in THE FARLINGTON MARSH MURDERS
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Article: Murder at the Pelican Club a 1940 murder mystery play

Murder at the Pelican Club a 1940 murder mystery play

A 1940s murder mystery play like Agatha Christie, that has audiences guessing ‘who done it’ written with a touch of humour
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Article: Fascinating Forensic Facts, researching blood patterns and spatter

Fascinating Forensic Facts, researching blood patterns and spatter

Best selling crime author Pauline Rowson explains how she researches blood pattern and spatter for her popular South Coast crime thrillers
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Article: The Hayling Island Murders - Out Now

The Hayling Island Murders - Out Now

The Hayling Island Murders, DI Andy Horton Solent Murder Mystery no. 17 in the series by Pauline Rowson published by Joffe Books
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Article: Wishing you a Merry Christmas

Wishing you a Merry Christmas

Countdown to Chritmas with Pauline Rowson and her gripping crime novels set against the backdrop of the sea
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Article: December and DI Andy Horton is hot on the trail of a killer

December and DI Andy Horton is hot on the trail of a killer

December- a body on a burning boat in Portsmouth. DI Andy Horton and Sergeant Cantelli are called out to investigate. "Great protagonist and lots of odd turns and fantastic ending."
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Article: Do you ever get stuck when writing if so what do you do?

Do you ever get stuck when writing if so what do you do?

A writer can lose the ability to produce new work, or suffer a creative slowdown, here are some top tips to overcome writers block
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Article: Do you need to write in sequence

Do you need to write in sequence

It's not always necessary to write a novel in sequence, in linear order or chronologically, and many writers don't
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Article: Friday 13th and DI Horton's luck is about to run out

Friday 13th and DI Horton's luck is about to run out

His Harley-Davidson is vandalized, his nit-picking boss is back, a convicted murderer out on licence is missing and there's a body in Portsmouth harbour
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Article: The challenge in writing Marvik mystery thriller FATAL DEPTHS

The challenge in writing Marvik mystery thriller FATAL DEPTHS

Fatal Depths was a difficult book to write because it needed to pick up the threads of an ongoing mystery running through the other Marvik thrillers
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Article: How the Isle of Portland inspired 1950s mystery DEATH IN THE COVE

How the Isle of Portland inspired 1950s mystery DEATH IN THE COVE

The Isle of Portland's rugged Dorset coastal path was the inspiration for Inspector Ryga historical crrime novel DEATH IN THE COVE
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Article: See where the DI Andy Horton mysteries are set

See where the DI Andy Horton mysteries are set

Inspector Andy Horton - a man defined by a tormented past, but with hopes for his future.
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Article: The story behind DI Andy Horton

The story behind DI Andy Horton

DI Andy Horton is a Harley Davidson riding, sailing detective with a troubled past and a quest to find the truth behind his mother's disappearance
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Article: Which is the easier to write contemporary crime fiction or historical crime fiction

Which is the easier to write contemporary crime fiction or historical crime fiction

In the contemporary crime novel police procedure, technology, social media change swiftly,in historical crime fiction accurate research is essential
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Article: December and Inspector Ryga is on a case in Newhaven

December and Inspector Ryga is on a case in Newhaven

1950 a foggy evening, PC George Swinley disappears while working his beat. Four days later, his lifeless body is found floating in Newhaven Harbour
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Article: One man's quest to get to the truth behind firefighters deaths

One man's quest to get to the truth behind firefighters deaths

Fire fighter Jack Bartholomew dies whilst trying to put out a fire in a derelict building. Was it an accident or arson?
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Article: Why do you write from the male point of view?

Why do you write from the male point of view?

I'm not sure why I do maybe it’s because I like male heroes. I don't think it matters, it just happens to be my writing style!
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Article: The background of the Marvik Mysteries

The background of the Marvik Mysteries

When you have a backstory running through the series you need to pick up on the threads in previous books but not bore readers with repetition
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Article: Fascinating Forensic Facts – Bodies and soil

Fascinating Forensic Facts – Bodies and soil

In The Luccombe Bay Murders, DI Andy Horton discovers a buried body exposed during a landslip on the Isle of Wight.
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Article: Brand New DI Andy Horton Solent Murder Mystery

Brand New DI Andy Horton Solent Murder Mystery

Number 17 in the DI Andy Horton Solent Murder Mystery series is to be published by Joffe Books on 30 November 2023
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Article: Inspector Ryga's world in 1950s mysteries

Inspector Ryga's world in 1950s mysteries

A taste of what life and murder investigations were like in 1950s Britain as featured in the Inspector Alun Ryga historical mysteries
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Article: The setting for THE BOATHOUSE MURDERS

The setting for THE BOATHOUSE MURDERS

Quarr Abbey, home to a small number of Benedictine monks on the Isle of Wight is one of the locations used in The Boathouse Murders.
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Article: How I research trains, locations and weather for Inspector Ryga novels

How I research trains, locations and weather for Inspector Ryga novels

How to research for train timetables, transport, locations and weather in 1950s England used in Inspector Ryga murder mysteries
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Article: Researching coastal locations in the 1950s for Inspector Ryga Mysteries

Researching coastal locations in the 1950s for Inspector Ryga Mysteries

Crime author Pauline Rowson explains how she conducts location research for her atmospheric 1950s set Inspector Ryga mysteries
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Article: Brand New DI Andy Horton Mystery on Pre-order

Brand New DI Andy Horton Mystery on Pre-order

The latest in the DI Andy Horton Solent Murder Mystery series by Pauline Rowson, The Hayling Island Murders
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Article: How to write the beginning of a novel

How to write the beginning of a novel

Here are crime writer, Pauline Rowson's top six tips for getting to grips with writing the beginning of a novel.
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Article: THE ROYAL HOTEL MURDERS now in audio, kindle and paperback

THE ROYAL HOTEL MURDERS now in audio, kindle and paperback

The Royal Hotel Murders, DI Andy Horton Solent Murder Mystery 4 now released as an audio book, on Kindle and paperback
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Article: Book Reviews, good or bad, how they affect me

Book Reviews, good or bad, how they affect me

Crime author Pauline Rowson talks about book reviews, good or bad and how they affect her and authors.
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Article: Why have you changed the name of some of the locations in the DI Andy Horton Solent Murder Mysteries

Why have you changed the name of some of the locations in the DI Andy Horton Solent Murder Mysteries

Why I've changed place names in my DI Andy Horton Solent Murder Mysteries when it is set in a real place
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Article: The inspiration behind The Thorney Island Murders

The inspiration behind The Thorney Island Murders

Pauline Rowson talks about the inspiration behind DI Andy Horton Solent Murder Mystery The Thorney Island Murders
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Article: August Bank Holiday and DI Andy Horton has a murder to solve

August Bank Holiday and DI Andy Horton has a murder to solve

It's August Bank Holiday, it's DI Andy Horton's second day back in Portsmouth CID, a body is found battered on the beach
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Article: Listen to my podcast on The Oyster Quays Murders

Listen to my podcast on The Oyster Quays Murders

Pauline Rowson talks about the inspiration behind DI Andy Horton Solent Murder Mystery The Oyster Quays Murders no.9 in the series
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Article: The idea behind THE SOUTH BINNESS MURDERS

The idea behind THE SOUTH BINNESS MURDERS

Two things inspired me forTHE SOUTH BINNESS MURDERS, things aren’t always what they appear to be and the matter of contrasts
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Article: The sea, a nutty puzzle and the research are all my inspiration

The sea, a nutty puzzle and the research are all my inspiration

My main inspirations are the sea, getting my teeth into a complex, nutty puzzle to solve and the research
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Article: Pauline Rowson talks about THE SOUTH BINNESS MURDERS

Pauline Rowson talks about THE SOUTH BINNESS MURDERS

Pauline Rowson talks about THE SOUTH BINNESS MURDERS no. 16 in the DI Andy Horton Solent Murder Mystery series.
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Pauline Rowson lives on the South Coast of England and is the best selling author of many crime novels, published by Joffe Books. Her popular crime novels include the DI Andy Horton Solent Murder Mystery series, the Art Marvik mystery thrillers and the 1950s set Inspector Ryga mysteries. Subscribe to her newsletter for all the latest books news.

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