Tide of Death // The Portsmouth Murders
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  • First Book:
    February 2006
  • Latest Book:
    June 2020
  • Genres:
    Police Procedural, Mystery, Thriller
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DI Andy Horton Series in Order (15 Books)

Order Book Date Rating
1 3
2 4.5
3 4.5
4 5
5 4
6 4.5
7 4
8 4
9 0

10 4.5
11 4
12 4
13 0
14 5
15 5

Book Descriptions for series: DI Andy Horton

  • Book - 1

    It is Horton’s second day back in Portsmouth CID following an eight month suspension on a charge of gross misconduct. Determined to prove his innocence of the charges that have wrecked his career and his marriage, Horton finds his personal investig...

  • Book - 2

    A gripping marine mystery from the author of Tide of Death - When a woman is found murdered in Langstone Harbour, DI Andy Horton is assigned to the case but not for long if Superintendent Uckfield has his way. Horton is given just a week to find the ...

  • Book - 3

    An action-packed marine mystery featuring Andy Horton - Andy Horton is called to investigate a suspicious fire on board a boat, but when he arrives he senses instinctively that this investigation will be like no other, and hes right. Soon he is force...

  • Book - 4

    The new Detective Inspector Horton mystery - Horton and Cantelli are called to a nursing home where a resident claims she’s been attacked by an intruder. Ready to dismiss it as senile ramblings, Horton then discovers that her room-mate has di...

  • Book - 5

    Inspector Andy Horton’s holiday peace is shattered when, walking out across an abandoned golf course on the Isle of Wight on a cold, grey January morning, he finds himself facing a distraught young woman with a gun in her hand, leaning over a corps...

  • Book - 6

    Friday the thirteenth starts badly for DI Andy Horton. Convicted Murderer, Luke Felton, has gone missing, at the same time a decomposed corpse is washed up in Portsmouth harbour. But before Horton can get to grips with either case, he is called to th...

  • Book - 7

    Detective Inspector Horton returns and is feeling the heat . . . - When a body is found floating in the sea off Portsmouth harbour, Detective Inspector Horton judges it to be an accidental death, but soon discovers he's got it very wrong. Under press...

  • Book - 8

    When ex-con Daryl Woodley is found dead on the marshes bordering Langstone Harbour, the Intelligence Directorate believe his murder is linked to big-time crook Marty Stapleton, currently serving time in prison. Detective Inspector Horton is not so su...

  • Book - 9

    Suicide, or murder? When Detective Inspector Horton’s bosses block his investigation, he starts to suspect there’s been a cover-up at the highest level . . . When naval historian Dr Douglas Spalding is found dead in Portsmouth’s Historic Doc...

  • Book - 10

    A telephone call from a frantic Sergeant Cantelli to say that his nephew, Johnnie Oslow, is missing cuts short Detective Inspector Horton’s sailing trip to France. Summoned back to the Isle of Wight, Horton learns that Johnnie has not shown up for ...

  • Book - 11

    Detective Inspector Horton of Portsmouth CID is assigned the case of a missing person: Jasper Kenton, a private investigator. Eunice Swallows, Kenton’s partner, seems reluctant to help them, and Horton concludes that she is probably relieved to be ...

  • Book - 12

    Trust no one. Believe nothing... DI Andy Horton is called out to examine a gruesome catch by two fishermen: a human hand. Is it that of missing violent criminal, Alfie Wright -- or is he the killer? And where is the rest of the corpse? Soon Hor...

  • Book - 13

    Two apparently unrelated deaths draw DI Andy Horton into the dangerous current of a complex and disturbing case. DI Andy Horton’s meal with his old friend, Inspector John Guilbert of the States of Guernsey Police, is cut short when a smartly dr...

  • Book - 14

    Inspector Andy Horton receives a mysterious telephone call from Adele Goldsby, the daughter of a dead Portsmouth politician, with an urgent request to meet him on the Isle of Wight ferry because she has something to reveal about her father's death tw...

  • Book - 15

    Inspector Andy Horton returns to his desk in Portsmouth CID after a tedious computer course in London to find there has been a series of highway robberies in his absence and an arson attack at the sailing club where the Chief Constable keeps his boat...

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

There are 15 books in the DI Andy Horton series.

The DI Andy Horton series does not have a new book coming out soon. The latest book, A Deadly Wake // The Luccombe Bay Murders (Book 15), was published in June 2020.

The first book in the DI Andy Horton series, Tide of Death // The Portsmouth Murders, was published in February 2006.

The DI Andy Horton series primarily falls into the Police Procedural, Mystery and Thriller genres.