Pauline Rowson talks to Katie Martin BBC Radio Solent about crime novels and CSI Portsmouth

I was talking to Katie Martin Show, BBC Radio Solent on 11 August along with DI Mandy Horsburg, Hampshire Police, about crime writing, fact versus fiction and CSI Portsmouth, a one day event that brings crime fiction and fact together, which is being held on Saturday 8 November.

Pauline Rowson, crime author and DI Mandy Horsburgh, Hampshire Police

Along with me on the Katie Martin Show, BBC Radio Solent  was DI Mandy Horsburgh, an officer at Operation Fortress, one of the biggest, most significant stand-alone projects ever to be launched by the Constabulary, with its own 31-strong dedicated investigation and enforcement team made up of officers and staff drawn from across the force. The team investigate the most serious violent drug-related crimes alongside organized criminal groups who pose the most risk to communities. Mandy will be appearing on the panel at CSI Portsmouth 2014.

On BBC Radio Solent, the Katie Martin Show 11 August 2014, Pauline Rowson, crime author and DI Mandy Horsburg, Hampshire Police

 CSI Portsmouth,  sponsored by Bello, publisher Pan Macmillan’s digital imprint, which brings lost classics back to life, is now in its fifth year. CSI Portsmouth discusses, through two panel debates, one in the morning and one in the  afternoon, crime fiction and fact. It is being held at The Princess Royal  Gallery at the National  Museum of the Royal Navy in the Portsmouth  Historic Dockyard.

You can listen to the interview with Katie Martin on BBC i player.  

Katie Martin, Pauline Rowson and DI Mandy Horsburgh

 Joining me at  CSI Portsmouth 2014, part of Portsmouth BookFest, are internationally acclaimed best-selling crime authors, M.C. Beaton, Jessie Keane and Val McDermid along with crime experts and officers from Hampshire Police and the Institute of Criminal Justice Studies, Portsmouth University.



Tickets for CSI Portsmouth cost £12.00 for the day and go on sale on 29 September.

CSI Portsmouth Programme

CSI Portsmouth Panellists

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