Dead Man's Wharf, DI Horton novel, to be published in China

The fourth in the DI Andy Horton marine mystery crime series, Dead Man's Wharf, is to be published in China within the next couple of weeks by Nanhai Publishing Company of Haikou.


Nanhai Publishing bought translation rights to six novels in the DI Horton series published in the UK, Commonwealth and USA by Severn House. Deadly Waters, the second in the Horton series and The Suffocating Sea, the third in the series have recently been published in China and the remainder in the DI Horton series to be published over the coming months.



 'Rowson turns out an exemplary procedural with the requisite plot twists, double-crosses and all loose ends tied up neatly in a sailor’s knot.' Starred Review Kirkus (USA)

Horton and Cantelli are called to a nursing home where an elderly resident, suffering from dementia, claims she's been attacked by an intruder. Horton is ready to dismiss it as senile ramblings until he discovers that her room-mate has died, the dead woman's belongings are missing and her son, convicted for armed robbery, has been found dead in his cell. Coupled with a series of threatening telephone calls to a television personality, and a mother's conviction that her son's death on Christmas Eve was no accident, Horton finds he is caught up in a complex investigation that has far-reaching international implications. With the pressure on to find a killer, and hampered by his belief that his bosses are lying to him, Horton discovers that he's stepped into a web of intrigue, deception and corruption that stretches back into the past.

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