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Sep.16.2013
Commuters and visitors travelling on the New York Subway are being entertained by the exploits of the rugged and flawed British detective  DI Andy Horton as four of my crime novels circle the New York Subway. Tide of Death, the first in the DI Horton series, Deadly Waters, the second DI...
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Apr.23.2012
  Well, the bluebells haven't faded. In the woods of West Sussex, they haven't yet peaked. At least they hadn't yesterday, but they steal up on you so secretly with their gentle interior knowledge that nothing prepares you for the breathtaking spectacle when it smiles into being, silent as...
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Apr.23.2012
In honour of World Book Day today, April 23rd, over at the Short Review we thought we'd step out of our English-speaking world and do a round-up of all the short story collections in translation that we have reviewed over the past 4 and a half years... Here they are: pick something you might...
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Jul.08.2011
Tide of Death, the first in the DI Andy Horton series of crime novels set in the Solent area of England and In Cold Daylight a thriller, have now been published in China. Tide of Death was first published in 2006 and hailed by Amazon in the UK as the Best of British Crime Fiction in that year. ...
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Apr.23.2011
You know that joke that shows everything's better when you add "in bed" to the end?  The same can be said for books, according to a report by Sony released Friday. by Carolyn Kellogg The survey, conduced in March, showed that 79% of Americans are most likely to read books in bed. That's...
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May.27.2009
Like most authors I am often asked, 'where  do you get your ideas from?''  In this new video, which I've just uploaded, I talk about how I got the idea for my fast-paced crime thriller novel, In Cold Daylight.  I'm also reading the prologue from In Cold Daylight.  Here is a short blurb about In...
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Nov.09.2008
So I need your help... The Opposite of Love has been shortlisted to win The Book to Talk About 2009 as part of World Book Day! Really exciting news, BUT in order to win, I really need YOUR help. Please take two minutes to click below to register and vote for The Opposite of Love here:or here: http...
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Aug.11.2008
This is my first blog entry on the Red Room so I thought I'd pinch an item I posted on my blog http://www.paulinerowson.com/ In the UK it is  National Year of Reading and some of the events I've undertaken have helped to promote this worthwhile initiative. So I thought I'd take a moment to look...