Scared to Death
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Scared to Death


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…

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…

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Title:Scared to Death
Edition Language:English
Format Type:ebook
Number of Pages:410 pages

    Scared to Death Reviews

  • Chelsea Humphrey
    Dec 11, 2016

    Find more reviews on my blog: Date Read: 12/09/16Pub Date: 12/06/164 STARSWhen the body of a snatched schoolgirl is found in an abandoned biosciences building, the...

  • Carol -  Reading Writing and Riesling
    Dec 22, 2016

    My View:Once you have been introduced to Detective Kay Hunter you will be firm friends. She is conscientious, driven, intelligent and hardworking and the author has generously provided a home life and...

  • Sarah
    Dec 19, 2016

    This is the first novel I have read by this author and will certainly be reading more after reading this one!Scared To Death is the first book in a brand new crime series introducing us to Detective K...

  • Magdalena
    Dec 02, 2016

    Scared to Death is the first in a new series by Rachel Amphlett. I had not read anything by Rachel Amphlett before I read this book, but as a big time crime fan was I intrigued by the premise and the ...

  • Jen Lucas ( Medlicott)
    Dec 06, 2016

    Returning home from holiday, Tony and Yvonne Richards receive a terrifying phone call. Their daughter Melanie has been taken, the kidnappers only willing to reveal her whereabouts on the payment of a ...

  • Brenda
    Nov 18, 2016

    The terror that Yvonne and Tony were feeling as they raced to save their daughter was immense – when Detective Kay Hunter arrived on the scene she was horrified at what the police had found. And so ...

  • Karin
    Jan 12, 2017

    Just what I need, another series! I love so many and will add this to the pile. Kept me interested throughout. Highly recommend....

  • Karen
    Dec 05, 2016

    SCARED TO DEATH is the first in a new series from author Rachel Amphlett. It's a switch from the earlier espionage styled Dan Taylor novels, to a police procedural featuring Detective Kay Hunter. From...

  • Amy
    Nov 28, 2016

    All of my reviews can be found on www.novelgossip.comOohhh what a fantastic beginning to a new series! I love nothing more than getting caught up in a new series and I’m so excited about this one fe...

  • Shannon (Mrsreadsbooks)
    Nov 25, 2016

    Full review to come next week along with the blog tour!...

About Rachel Amphlett

Rachel Amphlett

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 currently based in Brisbane, Australia, Rachel 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 t