Search Results: "Martin Rowson"


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THE LIFE AND OPINIONS OF TRISTRAM SHANDY, GENTLEMAN by Martin Rowson
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 17, 1997

"As critical commentary and scholarly play, this rude and splendid comic book will delight true Shandeans."
Rowson's graphic novel of Laurence Sterne's famous "cock and bull'' story (often called the first modern novel) will disappoint readers looking for a "Classic Comics'' crib version. Read full book review >

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GULLIVER'S TRAVELS by Martin Rowson
GRAPHIC NOVELS & COMIC BOOKS
Released: Nov. 1, 2013

"A filthy, fantastic and fitting continuation of a misanthropic classic."
Cartoonist and novelist Rowson revisits Jonathan Swift's classic caustic exploration of human nature in this visceral, contemporary graphic-novel sequel. Read full book review >

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DEADLY WATERS by Pauline Rowson
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Dec. 1, 2007

"Rowson (In for the Kill, 2007, etc.) adds an appealing, if not especially original, hero to the British procedural ranks."
Solving a brutal murder is the least of DI Horton's problems. Read full book review >

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A KILLING COAST by Pauline Rowson
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: June 1, 2012

"A generally satisfying puzzler whose hero takes a little too long to connect the dots."
DI Andy Horton (Blood on the Sand, 2010, etc.) misses the mark when he mistakes a murder for an accidental drowning. Read full book review >

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THE SUFFOCATING SEA by Pauline Rowson
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: July 1, 2008

"A nicely complex plot overcomes Rowson's overripe prose."
Murder and arson strike too close to home for a detective investigating someone else's case. Read full book review >

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DEATH SURGE by Pauline Rowson
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Jan. 1, 2014

"Readers with a love of yachting and a keen sense of maritime geography will enjoy Rowson's latest. Everyone else will be pretty much confused."
The disappearance of a young yachtsman sends shock waves through the Portsmouth CID. Read full book review >

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FOOTSTEPS ON THE SHORE by Pauline Rowson
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: June 1, 2011

"Rowson's latest should please both Andy Horton fans and puzzle aficionados."
A series of unpromising cases makes DI Andy Horton (Blood on the Sand, 2010, etc.) reconsider his choice of career. Read full book review >

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LETHAL WAVES  by Pauline Rowson
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 1, 2017

"Finally balancing his obsession with the past and his current workload, Horton manages to mount a decent investigation and produce a sound, if somewhat unlikely, conclusion."
DI Andy Horton (Fatal Catch, 2015, etc.) faces two seaside murders with few leads. Read full book review >

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SILENT RUNNING by Pauline Rowson
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: July 1, 2015

"Rowson's series debut is action-packed, but not different enough from the Horton oeuvre to provide any new take on crime on England's south seacoast."
The creator of DI Andy Horton (Shroud of Evil, 2014, etc.) launches a new series straight into the River Solent.Read full book review >

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UNDERCURRENT by Pauline Rowson
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: June 1, 2013

"Another solid procedural from Rowson, with a little kick of spy stuff for the adventurous."
DI Andy Horton (Death Lies Beneath, 2012, etc.) waxes increasingly frustrated when his superiors just can't seem to connect the dots. Read full book review >

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DEAD MAN’S WHARF by Pauline Rowson
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Aug. 1, 2009

"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."
Crank phone calls and a break-in at a nursing home are more sinister than they first seem to DI Andy Horton (The Suffocating Sea, 2008, etc.). Read full book review >

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FATAL CATCH by Pauline Rowson
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 1, 2016

"The low-concept procedural, cluttered with nondescript suspects and forgettable clues, is little more than a distraction from Horton's continuing quest into his mother's disappearance. Pray that he solves the mystery before it undermines any more of his present-day cases."
Will an unsavory catch by a pair of Portsmouth fishermen be enough to take DI Andy Horton's mind off his mother's disappearance 30 years ago? Don't bet on it. Read full book review >