What happens when your secrets won't stay buried?

While attending a crime scene on the outskirts of Maidstone, Kay Hunter makes a shocking discovery...

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About Rachel

Rachel Amphlett writes crime fiction and spy novels, most notably the Dan Taylor espionage novels and the Detective Kay Hunter series, as well as a number of standalone crime thrillers.

Originally from the UK and currently based in Brisbane, Australia, Rachel cites her writing influences as Michael Connelly, Lee Child, and Robert Ludlum. She’s also a huge fan of Peter James, Val McDermid, Angela Marsons, Robert Bryndza, Ken Follett, and Stuart MacBride...

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Why I wanted to change my website

Why I wanted to change my website

On the weekend that I reveal my new website, I thought I’d take a look at what I’ve done in
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Book news, and a fond farewell to Australia

Book news, and a fond farewell to Australia

As usual, it's been a very busy month here! Watch the video below to find out about my book news,
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Kay Hunter’s next investigation, CrimeFest and more

Kay Hunter’s next investigation, CrimeFest and more

It's been a very busy few weeks since my last update, so click on the video below to hear all
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Writing crime fiction: an update and a chance to meet

Writing crime fiction: an update and a chance to meet

A few of you have written to me since Call to Arms was released asking if there will be more
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My changing writing habits as a full-time author

My changing writing habits as a full-time author

When I became a full-time writer midway through 2017, at the back of my mind was the realisation that I
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Author interview: March 2018

Author interview: March 2018

A fun monthly question and answer session where YOU get the chance to interview me! Got a question? Use the
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Author interview: February 2018

Author interview: February 2018

Join me as I answer readers' questions in this month's Author Q&A Got a question? Use the contact form here and
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Why do I love crime fiction?

Why do I love crime fiction?

As the cover is revealed for the next Kay Hunter book, Call to Arms I thought I’d share the reasons
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How do I make an audiobook?

How do I make an audiobook?

With the launch of the fourth audiobook in my Detective Kay Hunter series, Hell to Pay now released, and the
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How to be a spy

How to be a spy

Well, not quite. However, with the concluding episode of the English Spy Mysteries out today, Assassins Retribution, I thought I’d take
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