Pauline Rowson's Blog – February 2013 Archive (5)

First speaking engagement for 2013 a great succcess, looking forward to packed year of talks ahead



I had a great time speaking to the lovely members of the Holbury and Fawley U3A on Tuesday 26 February. They made me very welcome and were a superb audience. I talked about how I write my DI Andy Horton marine mystery crime novels and my thrillers.

I'm pleased to say that I will be…

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Added by Pauline Rowson on February 27, 2013 at 9:16pm — No Comments

Pauline Rowson on book tour in North East England in April

I will be undertaking a book tour in the North East of England in April to publicise my latest crime novel to feature the flawed and rugged DI Andy Horton, Undercurrent,published by Severn House and to talk to readers about how I research, plot and write my novels.…

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Added by Pauline Rowson on February 22, 2013 at 2:23am — No Comments

Finished writing DI Andy Horton number ten, now writing the next crime novel

At the weekend I finished writing DI Andy Horton number ten. It's always a scary moment when I press 'send' on the keyboard and a new crime novel wings its way through the ether to my publisher, Severn House. I wonder could I have done better? Should I have rephrased something or added or omitted something? But it's done. Now I wait to see if my publisher likes it. Fingers crossed.

Meanwhile it's on with…

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Added by Pauline Rowson on February 12, 2013 at 8:04pm — No Comments

A hero with real problems is the key to creating a good crime series says Pauline Rowson

DI Andy Horton has been described as 'an especially good series hero, a likable fellow with plenty of street smarts and the requisite personal baggage - an abrasive supervisor (DCI Lorraine Bliss) and an antagonistic soon to be ex wife.' Booklist (USA) Footsteps on the Shore.

Heroes in detective novels are often ordinary people with their own set of problems and the key to producing a successful crime novel is not necessarily that the hero saves the world, aka James Bond, but…

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Added by Pauline Rowson on February 8, 2013 at 12:10am — No Comments

Latest DI Horton Published in UK and Commonwealth, Undercurrent by Pauline Rowson

Undercurrent, the ninth in the marine mystery crime series featuring the flawed and rugged detective DI Horton is now published in the UK and Commonwealth by Severn House. It will be published in the USA on 1 May 2013.

Set in the Solent area on the South Coast of England the DI Horton series has received critical acclaim both in the UK and the USA where they have been compared to the works…

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Added by Pauline Rowson on February 6, 2013 at 5:22pm — No Comments

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