Bury St Edmunds Literature Festival

I’m delighted to be taking part in the Bury St Edmunds Literature Festival when it returns to the town this October with a whole host of exciting events, talks and discussions on literature, publishing and the like. I’ll be ‘in conversation’ with award-winning local playwright and novelist, Jackie Carreira, (her new novel, The Seventh Train, was released in April 2019) about the … Read More

Waterstones Window

This is a photo I took last weekend of a Waterstones window display. To be more specific it was the window of their Buttermarket branch in Bury St Edmunds. It was rather nice to see my name and latest crime novel on a poster in a bookshop window – namely Waterstones. I didn’t think to check if the poster gave … Read More

Rebecca Moss Guyver Exhibits at the RBA Annual Exhibition 2019

Two paintings by artist Rebecca Moss Guyver were selected for this year’s Royal Society of British Artists (RBA) annual exhibition. How cool is that? I feel so lucky to have Rebecca as the artist designing my Utterly Crime Series book covers. The exhibition runs from the 4th to the 14th of July. It features over 500 works by established and … Read More

Another novel from the Utterly Crime Series joins the ‘Suffolk Loves’ shelf.

Imagine how surprised and pleased I was when I spent a December Friday in the Woodbridge Library and while there spotted my crime novel – Utterly Dusted – amongst the crime novels on the library ‘Suffolk Loves’ shelf. I had to take a quick photo. Unfortunately the snowflake design on the seasonal cover tends to disguise the ‘Suffolk Loves’ sticker. … Read More

Utterly Roasted

The 8th novel in the Utterly Crime series is now published and available in paperback and ebook.Some of my research before writing this particular book took me to do some, what I’d call high-end event waiting/waitressing. I spent my time at one event back-of-house helping in the kitchen (washing up and plating up) and a second event front-of-house serving canapés … Read More

Utterly Explosive is now available as an audiobook.

Utterly Explosive, the first book in the Utterly Crime Series is now available as an audiobook!I have been so lucky to find a fantastic narrator in Andy Deane. If you didn’t already know, Andy is a local (Suffolk based) actor with the QuirkHouse Theatre Co based in Bury St Edmunds. He has already narrated Utterly Crushed for an audiobook, and … Read More

Utterly Crushed is now available as an audiobook – Amazon, Audible & iTunes

It has been great fun and a very new experience to convert my written pages into an audiobook. I am so lucky to have found Andy Deane, a talented actor based in Bury St Edmunds. He is not only the narrator, but is also skilled enough to edit the recordings. I think the official term would be producer/actor/narrator. (He might … Read More

Utterly Dusted – we’re off to Waterstones Bookshop.

It’s that time of year again – busy, busy busy! Pauline is off to Watersones with Utterly Dusted – her latest book in the Utterly Crime series – crime novels set in Suffolk. Pauline will be in the Waterstones Ipswich Buttermarket branch on Thursday 16th November and then the Waterstones Bury St Edmunds Buttermarket branch on Saturday 2nd December for … Read More

UTTERLY DUSTED is now released on Amazon.

The 7th Utterly Crime novel is released, and once again Rebecca Moss Guyver has designed another terrific cover! Utterly Dusted – the 7th novel in the Utterly Crime Series is available in paperback and ebook format. The PLOT: Dust clouds can combust with explosive force in the same way that the past can spring up and strike. Chrissie is under … Read More

Where to find Pauline Manders and Utterly Crushed

Sometimes a dog just can’t keep up! Pauline will be in Waterstones in Bury St Edmunds on Saturday 5th August from 10am book signing. Utterly Crushed is the latest (6th) in the Utterly Crime series of novels. The action moves across East Anglia from Stowmarket and Diss to Aldeburgh and Orford Ness; Bury St Edmunds to Grundisburgh and Ipswich. Pauline … Read More