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 09, 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...

  • Veronica ??
    May 10, 2017

    Scared to Death is the first book in the Detective Kay Hunter series. The story pulled me in from the very beginning. The suspense is gripping and each scene is vividly described making the events spi...

  • Brenda
    Nov 11, 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 ...

  • Dave
    Jan 24, 2017

    SYNOPSISA 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...

  • Angela Marsons
    Mar 12, 2017

    I've been dying to read a book by this author for a while now after seeing many positive reviews. I decided to wade in with the first in a new crime series featuring Kay Hunter and I was not disappoin...

  • Amanda - Mrs B's Book Reviews
    Dec 03, 2016

    There is no messing around with Scared to Death by Rachel Amphlett. Despite being the first in a new series, it immediately kicks off at a frantic pace. This novel is not for the faint hearted, it is ...

  • 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...

  • Sarah
    Nov 07, 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...

  • Carol -  Reading Writing and Riesling
    Nov 23, 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...

  • Magdalena aka A Bookaholic Swede
    Nov 14, 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 ...

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’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 Wr