Rachel Abbott

‘Rachel Abbott is the epublishing sensation of 2012’ – Guardian

Rachel Abbott’s debut thriller Only the Innocent reached the coveted number one position in the Amazon Kindle charts within three months of its launch, and has sold 250,000 copies in ebook format alone. She was the second bestselling author on Kindle in 2012. Only the Innocent was published in paperback by Amazon US in February 2013.

In March 2013, Rachel Abbott released her long-awaited second novel The Back Road which entered the Kindle chart at number 100 just 48 hours after launch. It went on to reach number two, has over 450 5* reviews, and has sold over 100,000 copies.

Sleep Tight, published in early 2014, reached the number one position in the Amazon Kindle charts and has more than 600 5* reviews. Rachel Abbott is now the UK’s bestselling independent author.

In February 2015, Stranger Child, was released. Selling more than 56,000 copies in the first eight weeks, the paperback was published in May 2015 to much anticipation. Its sequel, Stranger Child, was published in October 2015.

Kill Me Again, published in February 2016, sold 250,000 copies worldwide in 10 months, picked up over 1,000 five star reviews, and is one of Amazon’s Top Ten Books of 2016. Rachel’s ‘masterly and compelling’ novel, The Sixth Window, was published in February 2017. Her most recent novel, Come A Little Closer, was published in February 2018.

Rachel was born just outside Manchester and has spent most of her working life as the Managing Director of an interactive media company. After her company was sold in 2000, she fulfilled a lifelong ambition of buying and restoring a property in Italy. Rachel lives full time in the completed property with her husband and two dogs, and is now able to devote time to her other passion – writing fiction.