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Hayling Crime Author Pauline Rowson to give talk at Portsmouth Central Library for National Libraries Day Saturday 4 February

- Mon 23rd Jan 2012

Pauline Rowson, author of the popular marine mystery crime series set in the Portsmouth and Solent area featuring DI Horton, will be helping to celebrate National Libraries Day on Saturday 4 February with an event at Portsmouth Central Library between 10.30am to 12.30pm.

Her latest DI Horton novel, A Killing Coast, is published in hardcover on 26 January. It is the seventh in the series, which has followers across the world including in America and China. A Killing Coast is set in Portsmouth and the Isle of Wight.

National Libraries Day is a celebration of libraries across the UK. Events and activities will take place in a variety of libraries including in schools, colleges, universities and public libraries in the UK in the week leading up to and on National Libraries Day on Saturday 4 February.

Pauline Rowson will be at Portsmouth Central Library on 4 February, talking about her novels and her crime writing and there will be the opportunity to win signed copies of her crime novels with a murder mystery quiz hunt for clues around the library, and the chance to be named as a character in one of her forthcoming DI Horton crime novels.

Tickets cost 3.00 and can be purchased at any library in Portsmouth or by contacting [email protected] or telephone 023 9281 9311. The event is open to everyone.

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