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‘One To Watch’ By Rachel Amphlett
Book Beginnings / First Lines

ONE TO WATCH‘ (DETECTIVE KAY HUNTER #3)

BOOK BEGINNINGS / FIRST LINES

CHAPTER ONE

Cover Image Of The Book 'One To Watch' By Author Rachel AmphlettEva Shepparton cried out once, her voice swallowed by the music and loud voices that emanated from the white marquee at the top half of the garden, and flung out her hands to keep her balance.

She steadied herself, cursed the damp grass from the morning’s rain shower and stood with her hands on her hips, breathing hard while she glared back up the slope towards the party.

In hindsight, she should’ve asked where the toilet was – or water closet, as Sophie’s mother would have insisted – except she couldn’t bring herself to approach the officious woman, or her husband.

Sophie was nowhere to be found – Eva hadn’t seen her since the speeches, so instead, she’d decided that the thicket of rhododendron bushes would have to do instead.

She sighed. If it weren’t for the fact that Sophie was such a good friend, she’d never have agreed to be here in the first place.

THE PREMISE

Cover Image Of The Book 'One To Watch' By Author Rachel AmphlettSophie Whittaker shared a terrifying secret.

Hours later, she was dead.

Detective Kay Hunter and her colleagues are shocked by the vicious murder of a teenage girl at a private party in the Kentish countryside.

A tangled web of dark secrets is exposed as twisted motives point to a history of greed and corruption within the tight-knit community.

Confronted by a growing number of suspects and her own enemies who are waging a vendetta against her, Kay makes a shocking discovery that will make her question her trust in everyone she knows.

 

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