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‘Turn To Dust’
by Rachel Amphlett
Teaser Tuesday

 

This is a meme for all you page surfers out there!

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TEASER EXTRACT

KINDLE 50%

CHAPTER TWENTY-SEVEN

“A fine mist cloaked the street as Kay left the police station, heading down the steps and turning left along Palace Avenue.

She clutched the strap of her handbag over her shoulder and hugged the collar of her wool coat at her neck with her other hand, wishing she’d worn a scarf – or at least a coat that left her less exposed to the elements, such as the waxed jacket she’d left hanging on the newel post n the hallway in her haste to leave the house that morning.

Her breath fogged the damp air as she picked up her pace and turned into the short stay car park behind the Carriage Museum.

Despite her having no plans to work late, Sharp’s suggestion of catching up over a meal after everyone else had drifted away made sense, and they’d spent some time mulling over Carys’s decision to move on as well as the case in hand.

She appreciated that despite his elevation through the ranks to DCI, Sharp remained a good listener – and a friend she could rely upon to see problems in a new light that she might not have considered.

He had been more stoic about the fact they were about to lose their most experienced detective constable, and pragmatic about what Kay saw as disruption to the team.

Besides, until they knew what additional funding or staffing decisions could be taken by those in charge of such matters at Headquarters, they could do nothing anyway.”

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If you still need to know more, check out those all important opening lines at:

Book Beginnings On Friday

Just to help you get all those words into some context – check out the premise below.

My review is currently scheduled for July 16th 2020.

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TURN TO DUST (Detective Kay Hunter #9) by RACHEL AMPHLETT

Cover image of the book 'Turn To Dust' by author Rachel AmphlettWhen the body of a naked man is found in the middle of a barren field, Detective Kay Hunter realises the investigation will test her skills to the limit.

With only one clue to the victim’s identity, her inquiries lead her to local charities for war veterans and the homeless – both of which are underfunded and overwhelmed.

Discovering that someone is offering money in return for information about the dead man and anyone connected to him, Kay realises that there is a disturbing and dark side to the victim’s past.

When a key witness disappears from a local temporary shelter, she fears the worst.

Can Kay and her team of detectives find out who is behind the man’s murder before another vulnerable person is targeted?

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The mem host image for Teaser Tuesday, updated December 2016 'The Purple Booker'

Teaser Tuesdays is a weekly bookish meme, hosted by Ambrosia at

The Purple Booker‘.

Each week she shares her own teaser lines and invites other bloggers to do the same.

So if you have a few moments, why not stop by and see what’s on offer this time, after all, you never know where that next great read is going to come from!

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Yvonne

I can’t remember a time, even as a child, when I haven’t been passionate about books and reading.
I began blogging, when I realised just how many other people out there shared my passion for the written word and I have been continually amazed at the wealth of books that are available and the amount of great new friends I have made, from literally 'The Four Corners Of The World'.

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6 comments
    • Hi Anca,

      Ah! These ‘teaser’ lines and possibly the link to the ‘first lines’ share, have obviously lulled you into a false sense of security, so they have done their job in not giving away too many ‘spoilers’!

      In fact, the crime sheet and the host of associated social issues this storyline covers, just keeps on building, so be prepared for a rollercoaster ride!

      Thanks for stopping by and enjoy the rest of your week 🙂

  • I’ll admit…. I looked back at the beginning lines and found them to do a better job of “drawing me in” than these. That said, I like the writing style and wouldn’t mind reading more (beginning with book one, of course).

    • Hi Kelly,

      I can assure you that this is only a brief lull in the action, when they discover, right in the middle of a big case, that one of their team members is going to be moving on.

      Sharp actually sounds like an alright boss and he seems quite supportive of his team.

      Rachel has a new series just starting out, so if catching up on 9 books seems a bit of a mountain to climb (it is worth it though), why don’t you try ‘detective Mark Turpin’ instead?

      https://www.fantasticfiction.com/a/rachel-amphlett/

      Take Care 🙂

        • She is indeed, and she turns out the stories so quickly too!

          She has only recently returned from more than a decade of living in Australia and she now lives in Dorset, the next county across from us, a matter of a few miles away, so we are almost neighbours!

          She is such a lovely person to chat to by email, I would love to meet her in person one day 🙂

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