Deadly Waters: The Second in the DI Andy Horton Crime Series

Deadly Waters: The Second in the DI Andy Horton Crime Series


By (author) Pauline Rowson

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  • Publisher: Fathom
  • Format: Paperback | 320 pages
  • Dimensions: 110mm x 176mm x 26mm | 240g
  • Publication date: 2 April 2009
  • Publication City/Country: Hayling Island
  • ISBN 10: 0955098238
  • ISBN 13: 9780955098239
  • Sales rank: 89,742

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When a woman, the head teacher of a struggling local school, is found brutally murdered in Langstone Harbour DI Andy Horton is appointed to lead the investigation - but not for long if Superintendent Uckfield has his way. Horton is given only a week to find the killer, after that he will be shunted off the case. Horton now has a point to prove as well as a complex murder case to solve. A note was found on the victim - Have you forgotten ME? - along with money wrapped up in a five-pound note and smothered with honey. Is there a clue in "The Owl and the Pussy-cat" rhyme? Is it simply a senseless murder by an unhinged killer or does someone close to the head have a motive for murder? As Horton delves deeper into the investigation, aided by Sergeant Cantelli, the tension mounts. With the clock ticking Horton is soon forced to take a decision that will put his life on the line...

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Author information

Pauline Rowson is the author of the contemporary crime novels featuring the flawed and rugged DI Andy Horton which have been hailed as the 'Best of British Crime Fiction,' and have received critical acclaim in the UK and USA. She is also author of the award winning thriller In Cold Daylight, which was voted by the public as their third best read in an online poll for World Book Day 2008 and of In for the Kill a compelling crime novel about identity theft, fraud and murder. Pauline Rowson's crime novels have an International readership and have been translated into several languages including Chinese. Her novels are set against the backdrop of the ever changing sea on the South Coast of England, in the Solent area, Portsmouth and the Isle of Wight. She lives in Hampshire and in addition to being a crime author, Pauline is an entertaining and inspirational public speaker and gives many talks about her crime novels and her writing career.

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'Rowson adds an appealing hero to the British procedural ranks.' Kirkus (Deadly Waters)'A gripping suspense filled murder case, an entertaining read in an engaging series' Booklist (The Suffocating Sea)'Strong plots, nice characterisation and dialogue. Rowson is clearly a crime writer to watch.' (Tide of Death)