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...

  • 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 ...

  • Jen Lucas
    Nov 03, 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 ...

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