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Rachel Amphlett Rachel Amphlett i(A139732 works by)
Gender: Female
Arrived in Australia: 2005
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Rachel Amphlett is the bestselling author of the Dan Taylor espionage novels and the new Detective Kay Hunter series, as well as a number of standalone crime thrillers.

Originally from the UK and based in Brisbane, Australia, as of 2016, Rachel’s novels appeal to a worldwide audience, and have been compared to Robert Ludlum, Lee Child, and Michael Crichton.

She is a member of International Thriller Writers and the Crime Writers Association, with the Italian foreign rights for her debut novel, White Gold, being sold to Fanucci Editore's TIMECrime imprint in 2014.

An advocate for knowledge within the publishing industry, Rachel is always happy to share her experiences to a wider audience through her blogging and speaking engagements.

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Hell to Pay 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.

2018 longlisted Davitt Award Best Adult Crime Novel
One To Watch 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.

2018 longlisted Davitt Award Best Adult Crime Novel
Will to Live 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.

2018 longlisted Davitt Award Best Adult Crime Novel
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