Rachel Abbott
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Rachel Abbott

Rachel Abbott's debut thriller, Only the Innocent, was an international bestseller, reaching the number one position in the Amazon charts both in the UK and US. This was followed by the number one bestselling novels The Back Road, Sleep Tight and Stranger Child,Nowhere Child (a short novel based on the characters from Stranger Child), Kill Me Again, and her latest thriller, launched in 2017 - The Sixth Window.

Rachel's novels have now been translated into over 20 languages.

In 2015 Amazon celebrated the first five years of the Kindle in the UK, and announced that Rachel was the number one bestselling independent author over the five-year period. She was also placed fourteenth in the chart of all authors. Stranger Child was the most borrowed novel for the Kindle in the first half of 2015.

Rachel now lives in Alderney - a beautiful island off the coast of France - and spends a few months of each year in the Le Marche regions of Italy, where she devotes her time to her love of writing fiction. For more information, see Rachel's website, or follow her on Twitter.

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Best Sellers

    • The Sixth Window

    • DCI Tom Douglas
    • By: Rachel Abbott
    • Narrated by: Rachel Atkins
    • Length: 11 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 129
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 122
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 118

    Eighteen months after Natalie Gray loses her husband, Bernie, in a horrific hit and run accident, she finds love with his best friend, Ed Cooper, and moves into his home....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • One of my absolute favorites!

    • By Karen Ross on 07-31-17

    Regular price: $19.62

    • Kill Me Again

    • By: Rachel Abbott
    • Narrated by: Lisa Coleman
    • Length: 11 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 119
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 111
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 109

    When Maggie Taylor accepts a new job in Manchester, she is sure it is the right move for her family....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Kept my attention but.....

    • By Aj on 06-05-18

    Regular price: $20.24

    • Come a Little Closer

    • By: Rachel Abbott
    • Narrated by: Lisa Coleman
    • Length: 9 hrs and 58 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 59
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 52
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 50

    When DCI Tom Douglas is called to the cold, lonely scene of a suspicious death, he is baffled....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Awesome Psychological Thriller!

    • By J. Malsam on 06-13-18

    Regular price: $20.72

    • The Back Road

    • By: Rachel Abbott
    • Narrated by: Sue Pitkin
    • Length: 14 hrs and 35 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 490
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 416
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 418

    In a quiet country village, secrets abound. When young Abbie Campbell is knocked over and left for dead on the back road of the village of Little Melham, waves of shock ripple through the small community....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Intriguing Mystery in Small English Town

    • By Debbie on 01-08-15

    Regular price: $13.99

    • Sleep Tight

    • By: Rachel Abbott
    • Narrated by: Melody Grove, Andrew Wincott
    • Length: 10 hrs and 40 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 818
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 717
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 715

    When Olivia Brookes calls the police to report that her husband and children are missing, she believes she will never see them again....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Sleep Tight - Rachel Abbott

    • By Luanne Ollivier on 09-01-15

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Stranger Child

    • By: Rachel Abbott
    • Narrated by: Lisa Coleman
    • Length: 10 hrs and 19 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 476
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 431
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 433

    When Emma Joseph met her husband, David, he was a man shattered by grief. His first wife had been killed outright when her car veered off the road....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Fourth in a series

    • By Luanne Ollivier on 11-24-15

    Regular price: $6.95

    • Only the Innocent

    • By: Rachel Abbott
    • Narrated by: Sarah Coomes
    • Length: 15 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 915
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 814
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 813

    When philanthropist Hugo Fletcher’s dead body is discovered tied to a bed in his London home, Chief Inspector Tom Douglas determines right away that he’s hunting a female killer....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Not a Police Procedural, Not a Thriller

    • By Sires on 12-15-13

    Regular price: $13.99

    • Nowhere Child

    • By: Rachel Abbot
    • Narrated by: Lisa Coleman
    • Length: 3 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 59
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 54
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 54

    Eight months ago Tasha Joseph ran away, and her stepmother, Emma, has been searching for her ever since. She is desperate to give Tasha the home and security she deserves....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Best.

    • By lacey on 10-06-17

    Regular price: $14.95

    • And So It Begins

    • By: Rachel Abbott
    • Narrated by: Olivia Vinall
    • Length: 9 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      2 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      1 out of 5 stars 1

    Cleo knows she should be happy for her brother Mark. He's managed to find someone new after the sudden death of his first wife - but something about Evie just doesn't feel right....  

    Regular price: $21.81

    • La disparue de Noël

    • By: Rachel Abbott
    • Narrated by: Marie Eve Dufresne
    • Length: 11 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Performance
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Story
      0 out of 5 stars 0

    Avec son art consommé de la psychologie, Rachel Abbott tisse un suspense familial riche en émotions et hautement addictif, dans la lignée de...

    Regular price: $19.99

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