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Issue Details: First known date: 2016... 2016 Detective Kay Hunter Novels
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y separately published work icon Scared to Death Rachel Amphlett , Australia : Saxon Publishing , 2016 10364120 2016 single work novel thriller

'A serial killer murdering for kicks.

'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…'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

y separately published work icon Will to Live Rachel Amphlett , Keperra : Saxon Publishing , 2017 14293199 2017 single work novel detective

'Reputation is everything.

'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…'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

y separately published work icon One To Watch Rachel Amphlett , Keperra : Saxon Publishing , 2017 14293307 2017 single work novel detective

'Sophie Whittaker shared a terrifying secret. Hours later, she was dead.

'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.'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

y separately published work icon Hell to Pay Rachel Amphlett , Keperra : Saxon Publishing , 2017 14293419 2017 single work novel detective

'When a road traffic accident on a dark autumn night uncovers a disturbing conspiracy, Detective Sergeant Kay Hunter’s investigation exposes a ruthless serial killer exploiting vulnerable young women.

'With her enemies unmasked and her career spiralling out of control, Kay’s determination to seek vengeance for the victims brings her dangerously close to those who want to silence her.

'Undeterred, she uncovers the real reason behind a plot to destroy her career and sets in motion a terrifying chain of events.'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

y separately published work icon Call to Arms Rachel Amphlett , Keperra : Saxon Publishing , 2018 14293474 2018 single work novel detective

'Kay Hunter has survived a vicious attack at the hands of one of the country's most evil serial killers.

'Returning to work after an enforced absence to recover, she discovers she wasn't the only victim of that investigation.

'DI Devon Sharp remains suspended from duties, and the team is in turmoil.

'Determined to prove herself once more and clear his name, Kay undertakes to solve a cold case that links Sharp to his accuser.

'But, as she gets closer to the truth, she realises her enquiries could do more harm than good.

'Torn between protecting her mentor and finding out the truth, the consequences of Kay's enquiries will reach far beyond her new role…'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

y separately published work icon Gone to Ground Rachel Amphlett , Keperra : Saxon Publishing , 2018 14293529 2018 single work novel detective

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

'The victim has been brutally cut to pieces, his identity unknown.

'When more body parts start turning up in the Kentish countryside, Kay realises the disturbing truth - a serial killer is at large and must be stopped at all costs.

'With no motive for the murders and a killer who has gone undetected until now, Kay and her team of detectives must work fast to calm a terrified local population and a scornful media.

'When a third victim is found, her investigation grows even more complicated.

'As she begins to expose a dark underbelly to the county town, Kay and her team are pulled into a web of jealousy and intrigue that, if left unchecked, will soon claim another life.'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

y separately published work icon Bridge to Burn Rachel Amphlett , Keperra : Saxon Publishing , 2019 18158143 2019 single work novel crime 'The subsequent police inquiry exposes corruption, lies and organised crime within the tight-knit community - and Kay's determination to seek justice for the young murder victim could ruin the reputations of men who will do anything to protect their business interests.

'But as Kay closes in on the killer, tragedy strikes closer to home in an event that will send a shockwave through her personal life and make her question everything she values.

'Can Kay keep her private and professional life under control while she tries to unravel one of the strangest murder cases of her career? (Publication summary)

y separately published work icon Cradle to Grave Rachel Amphlett , Keperra : Saxon Publishing , 2019 18288143 2019 single work novel crime 'When a faceless body is found floating in the river on a summer’s morning, Detective Kay Hunter and her team are tasked with finding out the man’s identity – and where he came from.

'The investigation takes a sinister turn when an abandoned boat is found, covered in blood stains and containing a child’s belongings.

'Under mounting pressure from a distraught family and an unforgiving media, the police are in a race against time – but they have no leads, and no motive for the events that have taken place.' (Publication summary)


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