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Arrived in Australia: 2005
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1 y separately published work icon Her Final Hour Rachel Amphlett , Keperra : Saxon Publishing , 2020 19631842 2020 single work novel detective

'What if the perfect friend was hiding a deadly secret?'

'When a championship jockey discovers the body of a young woman during a cold morning's training ride, the local racing community is shocked to its core.

'Everyone says she was the perfect friend, the perfect daughter and the perfect fiancée.

'However as Detective Mark Turpin delves into the girl's fateful last hours, he discovers a past full of lies and mystery.

'Investigating the truth behind her savage death, Mark uncovers jealousy and ambition within the tiny community, accompanied by a disturbing reluctance to help the police. 

'When another death takes place only days later, Mark realises he is running out of time to stop a killer who will do anything to keep a dark secret hidden...

'Her Final Hour is the second book in a new murder mystery series from USA Today bestselling author Rachel Amphlett'

(Source: publisher's blurb)

1 y separately published work icon None the Wiser Rachel Amphlett , Keperra : Saxon Publishing , 2020 19631659 2020 single work novel detective

'What if some secrets were never meant to stay buried?'

'When a parish priest is brutally murdered in cold blood, a rural community is left in shock – and fear.

'New to the Vale of the White Horse, Detective Sergeant Mark Turpin discovers the murder bears the hallmark of a vicious killer who shows no remorse for his victim, and leaves no trace behind.

'After a second priest is killed, his broken body bearing similar ritualistic abuse, the police are confronted by a horrifying truth – there is a serial killer at large with a disturbing vendetta.

'As fear grips the once tranquil countryside, Mark and his team race to uncover a tangle of dark secrets and lies before the killer strikes again.

'In doing so, Mark finds out that the truth is more twisted than he could ever have imagined…'

(Source: publisher's blurb)

1 The Detective Mark Turpin Series Rachel Amphlett , 2020 series - author novel detective
1 y separately published work icon Turn to Dust Rachel Amphlett , Keperra : Saxon Publishing , 2020 19628049 2020 single work novel detective

'When the body of a naked man is found in the middle of a barren field, Detective Kay Hunter realises the investigation will test her skills to the limit.

'With only one clue to the victim’s identity, her inquiries lead her to local charities for war veterans and the homeless – both of which are underfunded and overwhelmed.

'Discovering that someone is offering money in return for information about the dead man and anyone connected to him, Kay realises that there is a disturbing and dark side to the victim’s past.

'When a key witness disappears from a local temporary shelter, she fears the worst.

'Can Kay and her team of detectives find out who is behind the man’s murder before another vulnerable person is targeted?

'Turn to Dust is the ninth book in the Detective Kay Hunter series by USA Today bestselling author Rachel Amphlett, and perfect for fans of fast-paced murder mysteries.'

(Source: publisher's blurb)

1 y separately published work icon The Friend Who Lied Rachel Amphlett , 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)
 
1 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)

 
1 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)

 
1 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.

1 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.

1 Assassins Retribution Rachel Amphlett , 2018 single work novella crime
— Appears in: English Spy Mysteries : Series 1 2018;
1 Assassins Vengeance Rachel Amphlett , 2018 single work novella crime
— Appears in: English Spy Mysteries : Series 1 2018;
1 Assassins Hunted Rachel Amphlett , 2018 single work novella crime
— Appears in: English Spy Mysteries : Series 1 2018;
1 y separately published work icon English Spy Mysteries : Series 1 Rachel Amphlett , Keperra : Saxon Publishing , 2018 14051187 2018 selected work novella

'Mother. Widow. Spy. Eva Delacourt has been in hiding for three years after her fiance was assassinated in cold blood outside the British embassy in Prague. She thought she was safe. But someone in the mysterious Section has betrayed her, and now she's on the run for her life, sworn to protect the six year old boy she adores. Her enemies are closing in, and the odds are not in Eva's favour.' (Publication summary)

 

1 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.

1 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.

1 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.

1 y separately published work icon Behind the Wire Rachel Amphlett , Keperra : Rachel Amphlett , 2016 9594187 2016 single work novel thriller

'Dan Taylor is trying to keep a low profile when an old friend contacts the Energy Protection Group seeking his help.

'The man’s daughter is alone in sub-Saharan Africa, and her life is in grave danger.

'Thrust back into active duty, Dan soon realises that getting Anna to safety is only half his problem. The forensic accountant holds the key to preventing Western Sahara descending into chaos, and exposing the puppet masters behind a coup d’état.

'With a group of militants financed by a regime intent on acquiring mineral assets in the conflict-torn country in pursuit and willing to do anything to stop him, Dan must draw on old survival skills and luck to make sure Anna and the evidence she has in her possession reaches safety.

'Behind the wire lies a secret – a secret that people will kill to protect. ' (Publication summary)

1 y separately published work icon The Legacy Device Rachel Amphlett , Keperra : Rachel Amphlett , 2016 9408418 2016 single work novel crime

'Twenty-first century threats need a twenty-first century hero. Meet Dan Taylor.

'The Dan Taylor series takes the reader under cover with a group of men tasked by the British secret service to protect the country's energy supplies - whatever it takes.

'International settings and colourful characters bring the world of modern counter-terrorism and cyber security to life, exploring complex technology while providing an adrenalin-fuelled reading experience.

'With plotlines ripped straight out of today's news, and often exposing a security threat that is shocking in its simplicity and potential impact, Rachel Amphlett has created an enduring espionage series that has readers hooked from page one.' (Publication summary)

1 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.

1 y separately published work icon Detective Kay Hunter Novels Rachel Amphlett , 2016- 10364068 2016 series - author novel
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