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...

  • 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...

  • 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 ...

  • 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...

  • Joseph - Relax And Read Reviews
    Dec 08, 2016

    Discovering new talented authors is always very exciting, especially when their book's blurb promises a nail-biting, thrilling ride. I have to say that I'd never heard of author Rachel Amphlett before...

  • Janel
    Dec 18, 2016

    4.5 stars - If I was giving out book awards today, this book would receive two – firstly for ‘best opening chapter’ and secondly for ‘best last line.’ I can’t share the last line with you,...

  • Malcolm Barber
    Dec 05, 2016

    This was a new venture for Rachael and I did not know what to expect. The storyline was intense and gripping throughout. Being a new character it took a while to get your head around what had transpir...

  • Katherine
    Dec 28, 2016

    This is Book One in a new Detective series from Amphlett - who has quite an extensive back catalogue of crime fiction novels already, unbeknownst to me when I came across her on social media! Amphlett...

  • Caroline
    Dec 11, 2016

    What can you do when someone thrives on other people's fear? Young innocent girls are being kidnapped; before they have a chance to react they are drugged and kept locked up. At some point during thei...

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