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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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y separately published work icon The Friend Who Lied Orlando : Saxon Publishing , 2019 19462203 2019 single work novel crime 'Five entered the escape room. Only four came out alive.
'Lisa Ashton receives a last-minute reprieve from death two weeks before her birthday. Regaining consciousness, she is horrified to learn one of her friends has been killed – and saved her life.
'As she recovers, she uncovers a trail of carefully guarded reputations, disturbing rumours, and lies. Soon, Lisa begins to wonder if one of her friends is hiding a terrible secret.
'Because five of them entered the escape room that day, and only four got out alive.
'And someone is determined to cover their tracks before she can find out the truth.
'Can Lisa find the killer before someone else dies?' (Publication summary)
2020 longlisted Davitt Award Best Adult Crime Novel
y separately published work icon Cradle to Grave 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)

2020 longlisted Davitt Award Best Adult Crime Novel
y separately published work icon Bridge to Burn 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)

2020 longlisted Davitt Award Best Adult Crime Novel
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