Pauline Rowson is an internationally acclaimed British author of crime novels. She is best known for the DI Andy Horton Solent Murder Mysteries consisting of 16 books.
Pauline Rowson is also the author of the action-packed mystery thrillers featuring former Royal Marine Commando Art Marvik. Besides, she invented Scotland Yard detective Inspector Alun Ryga, who solves mysterious crimes on the coasts all over Britain.
Rowson was born and raised in the coastal city of Portsmouth in the UK. She received her post-graduate degree in marketing from Southampton Solent University.
Before becoming a full-time writer, Pauline Rowson was a renowned marketing and training guru with a collection of 'how to' business books. She left a successful career in marketing, media, and training to write crime detectives and thrillers.
"During my career, I wrote several business books but still had that hankering to write novels, which I began seriously to do in 1988. It took me until 2006 before I was first published and many trials, errors and experimentations along the way until I found my voice," says the novelist.
She also says she gets her inspiration from the sea. Almost all her crime novels are set against the backdrop of the ever-changing sea.
Pauline is a member of the Crime Writers' Association and the Society of Authors.
She currently lives in Hayling Island, Hants, England.
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