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Abbott, Rachel

Overview
Works: 36 works in 127 publications in 14 languages and 1,067 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Psychological fiction  Thrillers (Fiction)  Detective and mystery fiction  Horror fiction  Domestic fiction 
Roles: Author, Narrator
Classifications: PR6101.B36, 823.92
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Rachel Abbott
Only the innocent by Rachel Abbott( Book )

21 editions published between 2011 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 247 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When billionaire philanthropist Sir Hugo Fletcher is discovered murdered in his London home, tied naked to a bed, the scandal is only a shadow of the darkness lurking off-camera. Laura Fletcher returns from an Italian vacation to find her home under siege by paparazzi. Is she shocked? Yes. But is she distraught? Not exactly. Chief Inspector Tom Douglas reveals his suspicions that Hugo's killer is female. The deeper Douglas digs, the more sordid details about he uncovers
The back road by Rachel Abbott( Book )

11 editions published between 2013 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 240 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a quiet country village, secrets abound. When a young girl, 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 and a chain of events, which threatens to expose long-kept secrets, is triggered. The peaceful English countryside belies the horrible truths that lurk beneath the trimmed hedgerows, behind the closed doors of smart sitting rooms and within unspoken conversations
Sleep tight by Rachel Abbott( Book )

22 editions published between 2013 and 2018 in 9 languages and held by 160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"When Olivia Brookes calls the police to report that her husband and children are missing, she believes she will never see them again. She has reason to fear the worst; this isn't the first tragedy that Olivia has experienced. Now, two years later, Detective Chief Inspector Tom Douglas is called in to investigate this family again, but this time it's Olivia who has disappeared. All the evidence suggests that she was here, in the family home, that morning. But her car is in the garage, and her purse is in her handbag - on the kitchen table. The police want to issue an appeal, but for some reason every single picture of this family has been removed from albums, from phones, from computers. And then they find the blood ... Has the past caught up with Olivia?"--Amazon.com
Stranger child by Rachel Abbott( Book )

9 editions published between 2015 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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 th road. Just as tragically, their six-year-old daughter mysteriously vanished from the scene of the accident. Now six years later, Emma believes the painful years are behind them. She and David have built a new life together and have a beautiful baby son, Ollie. Then a stranger walks into their lives, and their world tilts on it axis. Emma's life no longer feels secure. What really happened to David's family all those years ago? And why does she feel so frightened for herself and for her baby? When a desperate Emma reaches out to her old friend DCI Tom Douglas for help she puts all their lives in jeopardy. Before long, a web of deceit is revealed that shocks both Emma and Tom to the core
Only the innocent by Rachel Abbott( Recording )

7 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Laura Fletcher's husband has been brutally murdered in what appears to be a sex act gone awry. To Chief Inspector Tom Douglas, there is no doubt that the killer is a woman. And Laura may be the only one who can help catch her husband's killer. Laura has learned to guard her secrets closely, but there is one she hasn't shared with anyone. And now, she has no choice. She must give Douglas the final piece of the puzzle, and he must decide whether to punish the guilty, or protect the innocent
The sixth window by Rachel Abbott( Book )

2 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After eighteen months of grieving for her husband Bernie, killed in a horrific hit and run accident, Natalie Gray has found love with Ed Cooper, her husband's best friend, and has moved herself and fifteen-year-old daughter, Scarlett, into his home. But Natalie begins to suspect Ed has a dark side - and even darker intentions. Desperate to get her daughter to a place of safety, she and Scarlett move to a new home that holds secrets of its own. But has removing Scarlett from one potential threat placed her in far greater danger? DCI Tom Douglas is also chasing the truth, as his investigation into the suicide of a teenage girl draws him ever closer to Natalie and Scarlett. But will he be too late to protect them from the peril they face, or from the truths that will tear their lives apart?
The back road by Rachel Abbott( Recording )

6 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a quiet country village, secrets abound. When a young girl, 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 and a chain of events, which threatens to expose long-kept secrets, is triggered. The peaceful English countryside belies the horrible truths that lurk beneath the trimmed hedgerows, behind the closed doors of smart sitting rooms and within unspoken conversations
Kill me again by Rachel Abbott( Book )

7 editions published in 2016 in English and Czech and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Maggie Taylor accepts a new job in Manchester, she is sure it is the right move for her family. The children have settled well although her husband, Duncan, doesn't appear to be so convinced. But nothing prepared her for the shock of coming home from work one night to find that Duncan has disappeared, leaving their young children alone. His phone is dead, and she has no idea where he has gone, or why. And then she discovers she's not the only one looking for him. When a woman who looks just like Maggie is brutally murdered and DCI Tom Douglas is brought in to investigate, Maggie realizes how little she knows about Duncan's past. Is he the man she loves? Who is he running from? She doesn't have long to decide whether to trust him or betray him. Because one thing has been made clear to Maggie--another woman will die soon, and it might be her
Nowhere child : a short novel by Rachel Abbott( Book )

2 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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. The problem is, Emma isn't the only one looking for Tasha. The police are keen to find her too. She could be a vital witness in a criminal trial, and DCI Tom Douglas has a team constantly on the lookout for her. But Tasha remains hidden, and nobody appears to have seen her. Suddenly, the stakes are raised. Somebody is offering money - a lot of money - for information about Tasha's whereabouts. Tom and Emma know they have never been closer to finding the young girl. But they also recognise that she has never been closer to danger. Can they find her first? She can run - but for how long can she hide?
Đứa Con Xa Lạ : (Tiẻ̂u Thuyé̂t) by Rachel Abbott( Book )

1 edition published in 2016 in Vietnamese and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"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. Just as tragically, their six-year-old daughter mysteriously vanished from the scene of the accident. Now, six years later, Emma believes the painful years are behind them. She and David have built a new life together and have a son... then a stranger walks into their lives... Emma's life no longer feels secure. Does she know what really happened all those years ago? And why does she feel so frightened for herself and for her son? When a desperate Emma reaches out to her old friend for help, she puts all their lives in jeopardy. Before long, a web of deceit is revealed that shocks both Emma and Tom to the core. They say you should never trust a stranger. Maybe they're right.." -- goodreads.com
Hintergangen by Rachel Abbott( )

2 editions published in 2014 in German and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sleep tight by Rachel Abbott( Recording )

4 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Olivia Brookes calls the police to report that her husband and children are missing, she believes she will never see them again. She has reason to fear the worst; this isn't the first tragedy that Olivia has experienced. Now, two years later, Detective Chief Inspector Tom Douglas is called in to investigate this family again, but this time it's Olivia who has disappeared. All the evidence suggests that she was here, in the family home, that morning. But her car is in the garage, and her purse is in her handbag - on the kitchen table. The police want to issue an appeal, but for some reason every single picture of this family has been removed from albums, from phones, from computers. And then they find the blood. Has the past caught up with Olivia?
Nowhere child by Rachel Abbott( Recording )

2 editions published between 2016 and 2018 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

CRIME & MYSTERY. A stand-alone novella featuring the same characters as Rachel Abbott's best-selling novel, Stranger Child. Someone is looking for Tasha. But does she want to be found? 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. The problem is, Emma isn't the only one looking for Tasha. The police are keen to find her, too. She could be a vital witness in a criminal trial, and DCI Tom Douglas has a team constantly on the lookout for her. But Tasha remains hidden, and nobody appears to have seen her. Suddenly the stakes are raised. Somebody is offering money - a lot of money - for information about Tasha's whereabouts. Tom and Emma know they have never been closer to finding the young girl. But they also recognize that she has never been closer to danger. Can they find her first? She can run - but for how long can she hide?
Come a little closer by Rachel Abbott( Book )

2 editions published in 2018 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"They will be coming soon. They come every night... Snow is falling softly as a young woman takes her last breath. Fifteen miles away, two women sit silently in a dark kitchen. They don't speak, because there is nothing left to be said. Another woman boards a plane to escape the man who is trying to steal her life. But she will have to return, sooner or later. These strangers have one thing in common. They each made one bad choice - and now they have no choices left. Soon they won't be strangers, they'll be family... When DCI Tom Douglas is called to the cold, lonely scene of a suspicious death, he is baffled. Who is she? Where did she come from? How did she get there? How many more must die? Who is controlling them, and how can they be stopped?"--Publisher's description
Youth engagement : deliberative research( Book )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Das stumme Mädchen Thriller by Rachel Abbott( Book )

2 editions published in 2017 in German and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kill me again by Rachel Abbott( Recording )

2 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When your life is a lie, who can you trust? When Maggie Taylor accepts a new job in Manchester, she is sure it is the right move for her family. The children have settled well, although her husband, Duncan, doesn't appear to be so convinced. But nothing prepares her for the shock of coming home from work one night to find that Duncan has disappeared, leaving their young children alone. His phone is dead, and she has no idea where he has gone or why. And then she discovers she's not the only one looking for him. When a woman who looks just like Maggie is brutally murdered and DCI Tom Douglas is brought in to investigate, Maggie realises how little she knows about Duncan's past. Is he the man she loves? Who is he running from? She doesn't have long to decide whether to trust him or betray him. Because one thing has been made clear to Maggie, another woman will die soon, and it might be her
Spi spokoĭno : roman by Rachel Abbott( Book )

1 edition published in 2017 in Russian and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Railway suicide : an investigation of individual and organisational consequences( Book )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tolʹko nevinnye : roman by Rachel Abbott( Book )

2 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in Russian and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Rachel Abbott Brits romanschrijfster

Rachel Abbott English author

Rachel Abbott escritora inglesa

Rodgers, Sheila.

Рэйчел Эбботт

راشيل أبوت روائية من المملكة المتحدة

റേച്ചൽ ആബട്ട്

蕾切尔·阿博特 英国作家

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