Author will tell secrets of writing a crime novel at Portchester event

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AUTHOR Pauline Rowson will be revealing the secrets of crime writing at a library event.

She will be revealing how she plots, researches and writes her crime novels set in the Solent area.

Ms Rowson, from Hayling Island, is the author of 12 novels in the DI Andy Horton series, two standalone crime novels and the first in a new crime series, introducing former Royal Marine Commando Art Marvik in Silent Running.

The second in the Art Marvik marine crime series, Dangerous Cargo, is to be published in spring 2016.

Fatal Catch is the latest in the popular DI Andy Horton crime series and it was published in September.

The DI Andy Horton crime novels are set against the atmospheric backdrop of the sea in the Solent area of Portsmouth, Fareham, Gosport and the Isle of Wight.

The talk is being held at Portchester Library on Monday at 6pm.

Tickets cost £2.50 and are available at the library or on (023) 9237 0021.