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Jun.17.2013
Gordon Griffin is the narrator of the unabridged audio books in the DI Andy Horton series . Gordon is the voice of DI Andy Horton and the other characters in the Horton novels and is currently recording Footsteps on the Shore.  This will be followed by A Killing Coast and Death Lies Beneath....
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May.10.2013
Isis Publishing, the World’s leading publisher of unabridged audio books, has bought the rights to three more crime novels featuring the flawed and rugged detective DI Andy Horton.  Isis has already published four unabridged audio books in the DI Horton mystery crime series: Deadly Waters, The...
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Apr.16.2013
I was trying to recall how many times I have visited the London Book Fair and have to admit that I can't. I do however remember that the first time I visited  the London Book Fair was in 1998. It's hard for me to believe that it was that long ago.  My first impressions then were that...
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Apr.12.2013
Undercurrent, the ninth in the marine mystery crime series featuring the flawed and rugged detective DI Andy Horton will be published in America in hardcover and released internationally as an e book, available on all e readers including, Kindle, Kobo and Nook on 1 May 2013. Undercurrent was...
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Feb.21.2013
This week I visited one of the locations featured in the new DI Andy Horton mystery crime novel, Undercurrent, to thank Dr Gordon Watson of the Institute of Marine Sciences, School of Biological Sciences, Portsmouth University for his assistance with my research for the novel. It was a glorious...
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Feb.12.2013
At the weekend I finished writing DI Andy Horton number ten. It's always a scary moment when I press 'send' on the keyboard and a new crime novel wings its way through the ether to my publisher, Severn House. I wonder could I have done better?  Should I have rephrased something or added or...
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Feb.07.2013
DI Andy Horton has been described as 'an especially good series hero, a likable fellow with plenty of street smarts and the requisite personal baggage - an abrasive supervisor (DCI Lorraine Bliss) and an antagonistic soon to be ex wife.' Booklist (USA) Footsteps on the Shore. Heroes in...
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Jan.02.2013
It’s customary at this time of the year to look ahead to the coming year and while none of us can predict what 2013 will bring and how it will shake out I’ve taken the opportunity to highlight some of the things that are planned. New DI Horton Mystery Crime Novels for 2013 First up I’m looking...
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Nov.01.2012
Death Lies Beneath, which was published in the UK in July, has now been published in hardcover in the USA by Severn House and is also now available as an e book on Kindle, Nook and Kobo. Death Lies Beneath  is the eighth in the Solent based marine mystery crime series featuring DI Andy...
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Oct.22.2012
Footsteps on the Shore, the sixth in the DI Andy Horton series of marine based mystery crime novels set on the South Coast of England has been reprinted in paperback and is also available as an e book on Kindle, Nook and Kobo. Published by Severn House, Footsteps on the Shore has received critical...