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July 14th, 2016
Special offers on Rachel Abbott novels
It’s time for some summer madness, and to celebrate the (hopefully) warmer weather, several of my books are on special offer for the next few weeks. In the UK Both Sleep Tight and Only the Innocent are on sale for just 99p on Amazon, so now is a great time to pick these up if you haven’t read either of ...
August 12th, 2016
Rachel’s all-new newsletter
I am excited to be able to tell you that the “Rachel Abbott team” is working together to create a monthly newsletter for book addicts and it will be all about books – and not just mine, of course. Each month we include an article that will generally be written by a guest author, talking about their writing, but occasionally I ...
August 15th, 2016
A Writer Reads
My summer reading picks Over the last few weeks I have read some really great books. If you’re still thinking what to read over the summer – whether at home or on holiday – here are a few of my favourites. Never Alone by Elizabeth Haynes I have loved Elizabeth Haynes’ books since the amazing Into the Darkest Corner – ...
August 15th, 2016
Dying to Write
So many of you have asked me over the years how I started to write. In a nutshell, I had an idea in my head for a while, but as soon as I got the chance I sat down and just started! And you can, too. In this newsletter I’m going  to give you a starter paragraph (see below). Pick ...
August 15th, 2016
News and Events
Bloody Scotland : This will be my first time at Scotland’s International Crime Writing Festival in Stirling on September 9-11. I’ll be in conversation with fellow author Melanie Raabe on September 10 discussing the title “Can you trust the narrator or your favourite crime novel?” – you’ll have to attend to find out! While you’re there you can go to ...
August 15th, 2016
Featured Reader
This month’s featured reader* is Niki Hadden from Chelmsley Wood, Solihull. “I’m reading Sleep Tight at home right now and it’s 20 minutes past midnight and I’ve had to creep downstairs to make sure all my doors and windows are locked. I would have liked to take something sharp and pointy to bed with me – once I’ve switched the landing ...

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In conversation with Angela Marsons

I was recently fortunate enough to be asked to take part in a conversation with the wonderful Angela Marsons on the Liz Loves Books Blog. We had great fun sharing our experiences, and if you want to know about the ups and downs of becoming a writer – read on! Angela’s book Silent Scream took the Amazon charts by storm, as

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Interesting Links

There’s a great article here: The best reason for reading? Book lovers live longer, scientists say And another: Neil Gaiman on Why We Read and What Books Do for the Human Experience I’m also delighted to share with you links to some of my favourite writers’ newsletters, and this month here is a link to Clare Mackintosh’s newsletter. More next month, and let

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A Writer Writes

It’s easy to think that a writer’s life is at the very least a romantic one. Perhaps we all sit in our plush leather chairs behind our grand desks and wile away the hours tapping effortlessly on our Macs? Sadly, the reality is much closer to TOO MUCH reality! I work from 8am until 8pm every day of the week,

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Featured Reader

This month’s featured reader* is Niki Hadden from Chelmsley Wood, Solihull. “I’m reading Sleep Tight at home right now and it’s 20 minutes past midnight and I’ve had to creep downstairs to make sure all my doors and windows are locked. I would have liked to take something sharp and pointy to bed with me – once I’ve switched the landing

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News and Events

Bloody Scotland : This will be my first time at Scotland’s International Crime Writing Festival in Stirling on September 9-11. I’ll be in conversation with fellow author Melanie Raabe on September 10 discussing the title “Can you trust the narrator or your favourite crime novel?” – you’ll have to attend to find out! While you’re there you can go to

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A Writer Reads

My summer reading picks Over the last few weeks I have read some really great books. If you’re still thinking what to read over the summer – whether at home or on holiday – here are a few of my favourites. Never Alone by Elizabeth Haynes I have loved Elizabeth Haynes’ books since the amazing Into the Darkest Corner –

Book and sunglasses on the beach for summer reading and relaxing

Rachel’s all-new newsletter

I am excited to be able to tell you that the “Rachel Abbott team” is working together to create a monthly newsletter for book addicts and it will be all about books – and not just mine, of course. Each month we include an article that will generally be written by a guest author, talking about their writing, but occasionally I

UK SUMMER DOUBLE

Special offers on Rachel Abbott novels

It’s time for some summer madness, and to celebrate the (hopefully) warmer weather, several of my books are on special offer for the next few weeks. In the UK Both Sleep Tight and Only the Innocent are on sale for just 99p on Amazon, so now is a great time to pick these up if you haven’t read either of