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Pauline Rowson

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Pauline Rowson, author of the DI Andy Horton crime series, has been hailed as "redefining the genre of police drama” by setting it against the atmospheric backdrop of the ever changing sea. Her cops are tough yet fallible. The DI Andy Horton series of crime novels has everything: compelling crimes, complex past history, a tough work environment, romantic entanglements and political intrigue played out against the dramatic and powerfully evocative British marine landscape of Portsmouth and the Solent.

"Andy Horton is an especially good series hero, a likeable fellow with plenty of street smarts and the requisite personal baggage – an abrasive supervisor and an antagonistic soon-to-be ex-wife. Procedural fans who haven’t already read Rowson sh...more


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Pauline Rowson DI Andy Horton police procedural crime novel number thirteen.
Average rating: 3.20 · 231 ratings · 39 reviews · 34 distinct works · Similar authors
Tide of Death
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Deadly Waters
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Footsteps on the Shore
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The Suffocating Sea
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A Killing Coast
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Dead Man's Wharf
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Blood on the Sand
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Death Lies Beneath
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Death Surge
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Undercurrent
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Writing a crime series and keeping each novel fresh is always a challenge for crime writers. There are now eleven in the DI Andy Horton series which is set in Portsmouth against the backdrop of the Solent, and number twelve is with my publisher while I write number thirteen. DI Horton has come a long way since first appearing in Tide of Death in 2006

So how does a writer keep the series fresh an... Read more of this blog post »
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Pauline Rowson talks about the inspiration behind her crime novels
Author appearance, September 22, 2014 07:30PM
Yate Library, West Walk, Yate, GB

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date: September 22, 2014 07:30PM
location: Yate Library, West Walk, Yate, The United Kingdom
description: Pauline Rowson will be talking about the inspiration behind her Solent based marine mystery series featuring the flawed and rugged DI Andy Horton. This will be followed by a Q & A and book signing.

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message 1: by Beth

Beth Hi Pauline,
Thanks for befriending this fellow mystery writer!


Pauline Hi Beth, No problem, us mystery writers need to stick together and help one another.


message 3: by Andy

Andy thank you for accepting me Pauline:)


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