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Aug.03.2011
With the paperback and Kindle versions of Footsteps on the Shore being published in August and September respectively I thought I'd post some photographs of the area where this DI Andy Horton novel is set. I posted some in January when the hardcover was published but here are more pictures taken...
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Aug.01.2011
I'm delighted to announce that Footsteps on the Shore, the sixth in the DI Andy Horton series of marine mystery crime novels set on the South Coast of England, is to be published in paperback in August by Severn House Paperbacks and as an e book in September by Severn House Digital. Footsteps on...
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Jul.29.2011
I've now written 70,000 words of the next DI Andy Horton marine mystery crime novel which will be number eight in the series.  Number seven, A Killing Coast, is scheduled for publication in hardcover early in 2012. As soon as I have the jacket image and more information on the publication details...
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Jul.18.2011
Robert McCrum's excellent article in the Guardian at the weekend rang home with me. He said that "Despite the received wisdom of the book trade, writers don't have careers in the conventional sense. Each book emerges from a private imaginative landscape. But that's not a career, more a...
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Jul.11.2011
I read an article at the weekend that said "Crime often spikes when the economy splutters, but does demand for crime fiction surge as well? Publishers hope so."  So do crime authors. The article went on to detail how several publishing houses are launching mystery imprints in hopes of...
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Jul.05.2011
I shall be on BBC Radio Solent on Wednesday 13 July talking to Julian Clegg, giving him and his listeners an update on my marine mystery crime and thriller novels. It will be an early session as usual, at about 6.45 a.m. It's always great to talk to Julian and to be on the radio and I really...
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Jul.01.2011
July sees the publication as an unabridged audio book of the fifth in the marine mystery series of police procedural crime novels featuring the flawed and rugged DI Andy Horton Blood on the Sand. Read by the accomplished actor, Gordon Griffin, Blood on the Sand is published by Isis Publishing and...
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Jun.28.2011
The news that Amazon Publishing has bought almost 50 titles written by the late crime author Ed McBain has sent ripples of alarm through the publishing world as the retailer encroaches ever deeper into publishing, but it has no doubt delighted McBain fans.  I also read the news with a personal...
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Jun.23.2011
Editing is an essential part of writing, a point that I hammered home on the Crime Writing Workshop I ran last Saturday. It is a critical requirement to getting published by a publishing house and is even more important if self-publishing.  Editing is an important part of an author's job. The first...
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May.05.2011
I'm delighted that major on line retailer The Book Depository has chosen to feature my crime and thriller novels in their Featured Crime and Thriller section on their web site under a special tab for them called Marine Mysteries, ( because they're set against the back drop of the sea on the South...