Scared to Death

Detective Kay Hunter book 1

Available in ebook, print & audiobook

"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…

Also available in an eBook box set containing books 1-3 in the Detective Kay Hunter series here

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