Scared to Death
Detective Kay Hunter book 1
"If you want to see your daughter alive again, listen carefully"
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
"Amphlett has written an intriguing plot-driven police procedural, with Hunter a complicated heroine." ~ The West Australian
"Dark and gritty, with surprises that I didn't see coming" ~ Novel Gossip
"Brilliantly pacy... twisting with action"~ Postcard Reviews
"Extremely well plotted, this really is a novel that will keep you on the edge of your seat" ~ Jo's Book Blog
"Moves along at a breakneck speed with twists and turns"
Angela Marsons, bestselling author of the Detective Kim Stone series
"Thrilling start to a new series. Scared to Death is a stylish, smart and gripping crime thriller."
Robert Bryndza, bestselling author of The Girl In The Ice
"Reminded me at times of Chris Chibnall's Broadchurch series"
The Crime Review