detective kay hunter crime thriller series
Scared to Death won praise from crime thriller authors and readers around the globe, with Robert Bryndza, USA Today bestselling author of The Girl in the Ice calling it a “stylish, smart and gripping crime thriller”, and Angela Marsons, creator of the hit Kim Stone detective series saying Scared to Death “moves along at breakneck speed with twists and turns”.
ONE TO WATCH
(Detective Kay Hunter book 3)
Detective Kay Hunter and her colleagues are shocked by the vicious murder of a teenage girl at a private party in the Kentish countryside.
A tangled web of dark secrets is exposed as twisted motives point to a history of greed and corruption within the tight-knit community.
Confronted by a growing number of suspects and her own enemies who are waging a vendetta against her, Kay makes a shocking discovery that will make her question her trust in everyone she knows.
One to Watch is a gripping murder mystery thriller, and the third in the Detective Kay Hunter series.
WILL TO LIVE
(Detective Kay Hunter book 2)
When a packed commuter train runs over a body on a stretch of track known to locals as “Suicide Mile”, it soon transpires that the man was a victim of a calculated murder.
As the investigation evolves and a pattern of murders is uncovered, Detective Sergeant Kay Hunter realises the railway’s recent reputation may be the work of a brutal serial killer.
With a backlog of cold cases to investigate and attempting to uncover who is behind a professional vendetta against her, Kay must keep one step ahead of both the killer and her own adversaries.
When a second murder takes place within a week of the first, she realises the killer’s timetable has changed, and she’s running out of time to stop him…
Will to Live is the second book in a new crime thriller series featuring Kay Hunter – a detective with a hidden past and an uncertain future…
Scared to Death
(Detective Kay Hunter book 1)
A detective seeking revenge.
When the body of a snatched schoolgirl is found in an abandoned biosciences building, the case is first treated as a kidnapping gone wrong.
But Detective Kay Hunter isn’t convinced, especially when a man is found dead with the ransom money still in his possession.
When a second schoolgirl is taken, Kay’s worst fears are realised.
With her career in jeopardy and desperate to conceal a disturbing secret, Kay’s hunt for the killer becomes a race against time before he claims another life.
For the killer, the game has only just begun...
Scared to Death is a gripping fast paced crime thriller from author Rachel Amphlett in a new series introducing Kay Hunter – a detective with a hidden past and an uncertain future…
Reviews for Scared to Death
"Reminded me at times of Chris Chibnall's Broadchurch series"
The Crime Review
"Extremely well plotted, this really is a novel that will keep you on the edge of your seat"
Jo's Book Blog
"Dark and gritty, with surprises that I didn't see coming"
"Brilliantly pacy... twisting with action"
"A really solid series opener"
It Takes A Woman
"Amphlett has written an intriguing plot-driven police procedural, with Hunter a complicated heroine."
~ The West Australian