Crime Novels by Pauline Rowson

Published by Romark Publishing

  • Critically acclaimed

  • Exemplary police procedurals, cleverly plotted

  • Complex & Multi-layered

  • Optioned for TV by one of the UK's leading production companies

  • Translated into Chinese, Turkish, Polish & Indonesian

  • Published in the UK, USA & Commonwealth by Severn House

  • Unique setting, fascinating diverse characters, fresh, distinctive

Pauline Rowson - one of Britain's most exciting crime writers. She has been hailed as "redefining the genre of the 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 been hailed in both the UK and the USA as having 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.Adventure, mystery and heroes have always fascinated and thrilled Pauline Rowson. That and her love of the sea has led her to create her thrilling range of crime novels set against the atmospheric backdrop of the sea on the South Coast of England. 


Pauline Rowson is the author of the contemporary crime novels featuring the flawed and rugged sailing detective, DI Andy Horton. There are now eleven in the DI Andy Horton series of crime novels with the first featuring her detective DI Horton, Tide of Death, published in 2006 and hailed by Amazon as the 'Best of British Crime Fiction.' Following this, in swift succession, were two further stand alone crime novels, In Cold Daylight, which was voted by the public as their third best read in an online poll for World Book Day 2008 and In for the Kill.


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Inspector Alun Ryga:

Art Marvic Crime Novels:

Death in a Cove - Pauline Rowson
Death In The Harbour
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Dangerous Cargo

The DI Andy Horton Crime Novels:

A Deadly Wake
Dead Passage - Pauline Rowson
Lethal Waves - Pauline Rowson
Fatal Catch - Pauline Rowson
Shroud of Evil - Pauline Rowson
Death Surge - Pauline Rowson
Undercurrent - Pauline Rowson
Death Lies Beneath - Pauline Rowson
A Killing Coast - Pauline Rowson
Footsteps on the Shore - Pauline Rowsn
Blood on the Sand - Pauline Rowson
Tide of Death - Pauline Rowson
Dead Man's Wharf - Pauline Rowson
The Suffocating Sea - Pauline Rowson
Deadly Waters - Pauline Rowson

Standalone Thrillers:

In for the Kill - Pauline Rowsn
In Cold Daylight - Pauline Rowso

DI Andy Horton made his second appearance in Deadly Waters and since then has gone from strength to strength. He now appears in eleven crime novels with the twelfth, Fatal Catch, to be published by Severn House in September 2015. Pauline Rowson's crime novels have an International readership and have been translated into several languages including Chinese. Her DI Andy Horton series has been optioned for TV by one of the UK's leading production companies, Lime Pictures, and have received critical acclaim in the UK and the USA where they have been given starred reviews. 


Pauline Rowson is also the author of the marine crime novels featuring former marine commando, SBS officer, Art Marvik. 'The Art Marvik series has all the hallmarks of the Rowson brand - a troubled hero, the setting and atmosphere, the sailing and boats, interesting characters, and the intricate, complex plot. It is certainly something that will excite her existing fans and bring in new readers.’ - Edwin Buckhalter, Severn House.


As well as being a crime author, Pauline is an entertaining and inspirational public speaker and gives many talks about her crime novels and her writing career.Born and raised in Portsmouth, Pauline Rowson draws her inspiration for her crime novels from the area in which she lives, which is diverse and never without incident. When she isn't writing (which isn't often) she can be found walking the coastal paths on the Isle of Wight and around Langstone and Chichester Harbours looking for a good place to put a body! Married to a former fire fighter Pauline lives on the South Coast of England. She is founder of CSI Portsmouth, an annual event part of Portsmouth Bookfest, which brings crime fiction and crime fact together, is a member of the Crime Writers' Association and the Society of Authors.Before becoming a full time writer Pauline Rowson was a renowned marketing and training guru, with a collection of 'how to' business books and a successful marketing, media and training career behind her.