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Apr.02.2012
April is looking to be a busy month. First up is a visit to the London Book Fair to meet my overseas agents, my editor and my publisher, Severn House.  It's always great visiting the London Book Fair and catching up with all my friends and contacts in the publishing world. Pauline Rowson...
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Mar.25.2012
I was thrilled when Captain Paul Marshall, of the Wightlink ferry, St Clare, welcomed myself, my husband Bob, and our friends Nick and Linda Leader on to the Bridge on a glorious sunny morning on Friday 23 March.  The occasion was  not only to give Captain Marshall a signed copy of...
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Mar.15.2012
My publisher, Severn House, has brought forward the publication of the next DI Andy Horton crime novel, number eight in the series,  Death Lies Beneath.  Death Lies Beneath will be published in the UK in July 2012.  A Killing Coast number seven in the series, was published in the UK...
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Feb.22.2012
Each stage of writing brings with it its joys and frustrations. I'm at the 'excited' stage at the moment where I've worked up several ideas for the next DI Andy Horton marine mystery crime novel, which will be number nine in the series and my eleventh crime novel. I've sketched out some key...
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Feb.20.2012
I'm not usually one of those authors who set targets for the number of words written in a day or a week but over the weekend I wanted to hit the 10,000 mark of the DI Horton crime novel I'm currently writing, which is number nine in the series.  I'm sorry to say I failed but only by 400...
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Feb.03.2012
I am always thinking about and collecting ideas for future DI Horton crime novels or for a thriller, even when I am writing one. I will jot these down, or cut out an article from a magazine or newspaper, or copy or bookmark something I have seen on the Internet that could be of use. I keep all...
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Jan.30.2012
The Crime Writers' Association of Great Britain(CWA) Dagger in the Library Award gives readers and librarians in the UK the chance to nominate their favourite crime author for this prestigious award.  I was delighted to have reached the long list  in 2008 and would be chuffed if I...
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Jan.26.2012
I'm delighted to announce that  the seventh in the DI Horton series of Marine Mystery crime novels set in the Solent area on the South Coast of England, A Killing Coast  is published in hardcover by Severn House in the UK today, 26 January 2012. It will be published in the USA on 1...
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Jan.23.2012
Yes, I am now working on what I hope to be the final revisions of the next DI Andy Horton marine mystery crime novel, the eighth in the series. It is at this stage that I review the phrases and words I've used and those I've over used and try and replace them for something else and possibly a...
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Jan.16.2012
I'm often asked what is the difference between a crime novel and a thriller, and I have to admit I have difficulty in answering this question even though I have written seven crime novels and two thrillers. So for enlightenment I turned to the International Thriller Writers organisation who...