Death Lies Beneath - DI Andy Horton Number Eight in Paperback and Audio Book
Death Lies Beneath, has already been published in hardcover and as an e book by Severn House, in the UK, Commonwealth and the USA where it has received rave reviews.
Acclaimed by Kirkus Reviews as a "A treat for fans of the puzzle-box mystery," Pauline Rowson has been hailed as "redefining the genre of police drama” by setting it against the atmospheric backdrop of the ever changing sea. Her cops are tough yet fallible.
With ten in the series and the eleventh to be published in April 2014, the DI Andy Horton series of crime novels has been credited as having all the ingredients of a riveting read: compelling crimes, complex past history, a tough work environment, romantic entanglements and political intrigue played out against the dramatic and powerfully evocative British marine landscape of Portsmouth and the Solent.
Of Death Lies Beneath Publishers Weekly says, "Rowson’s solid eighth police procedural featuring Det. Insp. Andy Horton contains.convincing characters and a coherent plot to bolster a crafty solution to the crimes."
Listen to the beginning of Death Lies Beneath in audio book read by Gordon Griffin.
"Pauline Rowson is an excellent constructor of false trails and DEATH LIES BENEATH is no exception. Carefully plotted, Andy Horton is a likeable if flawed character." Mysteries in Paradise
Death Lies Beneath - DI Andy Horton number eight
When ex con, Daryl Woodley is found dead on the marshes bordering Langstone Harbour the Intelligence Directorate believe his murder is linked to big time crook Marty Stapleton currently serving time in prison. DI Horton is not so sure. He attends Woodley’s funeral in the hope it will give them a lead in an investigation that has drawn a blank at every turn. It does but not in the way he or anyone expected. A body found on a rotting boat being salvaged in Portsmouth Harbour throws Horton into a complex and frustrating investigation. As the tension mounts to solve the case, Horton receives a chilling message; time, it seems, is also running out for him personally…