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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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Mar.09.2012
Here is a list of articles about my writing and the DI Horton series and my thrillers in response to questions often posed by readers.  You can follow the links through to the articles on my website. Where do you get your ideas from? How long does it take to write a crime novel? On average...
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Mar.05.2012
As many readers know the Horton series is set primarily in Portsmouth, England but Horton's investigations often take him out into the Solent and to the Isle of Wight. Here are some photographs of the places that are featured in the crime novel, A Killing Coast by Pauline Rowson. In A Killing...
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Feb.27.2012
I was delighted to be able to help raise funds albeit in a small way for Victim Support and Witness Service in Portsmouth, England, by donating a signed copy of the latest DI Andy Horton crime novel A Killing Coast and two of my thrillers; In Cold Daylight and In For The Kill.  These will be...
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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.16.2012
I'll be appearing at Crimefest 2012 at the Royal Marriott Hotel, Bristol on Friday 25 May 2012 between 9am to 9.50am  when I'll be on a panel with my fellow crime writers; Frances Brody, Mary Andrea Clarke, Leigh Russell and Adrian Magson, discussing Genres and Subgenres: Where Do You Fit...
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Feb.13.2012
Having just finished writing the eighth in the DI Horton series, which is now with my editor, there was no time to rest on my laurels but it was straight on with researching the next DI Horton. I finished DI Horton number eight (I’ll reveal the title soon) on 31 January and since then I’ve been...
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Feb.09.2012
I came across a fascinating article on the Writers Forensic Blog, which not only provides some basic research for someone writing a crime or thriller novel but can also throw up ideas for plots and perhaps warn those using social networks to be a little bit more careful about what they post....
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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...