Books by David Rowland

The Spirit of Winsome Winn II

The B-17 Flying Fortress which crashed at Patcham.

Custer's English Soldier

The story of englishman Henry Holden who fought at the Little Bighorn.


True stories of airmen who crashed and lived to tell the tale.

On the Brighton Beat

Memoirs of an old-time copper policing Brighton and Hove, 1950s-1980s.

Bent Cops

The Brighton Police conspiracy trial of 1957: Chief Constable charged with corruption.

War in the City (vol 1)

The story of Brighton, Hove & Portslade from 1939-1942.

War in the City (vol 2)

The bombing of Brighton and Hove 1942-1945

Brighton Trunk Murders

Investigating the sensational 'bodies in trunks' cases in Brighton.

The Death and Times of Chief Constable Solomon

The remarkable story of Brighton's first Chief Constable, Henry Solomon.

Spitfires over Sussex

The exploits of the famous No.602 (City of Glasgow) Squadron, based near Tangmere.

Out of the Blue

The story of Brighton's worst air raid, on 25th May 1943.

Target Brighton

The bombing raids of the second world war.

The Brighton Blitz

How Brighton suffered and survived from 1940 to 1944.