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The Sixth Window – Rachel Abbott (DCI Tom Douglas #6)

The truth hurts – but lies are deadly

After eighteen months of grieving for her husband Bernie, killed in a horrific hit and run accident, Natalie Gray has found love with her husband’s best friend – Ed Cooper – 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?

My Review: Once again Rachel Abbott has delivered a real page-turner.  I don’t want to give ANYTHING away in this twisty story except to say the wonderful DCI Tom Douglas still makes my heart flutter, his relationship with his team is brilliant and as for the crime they are investigating… OMG.

The Sixth Window does deal with a highly disturbing subject and some readers may feel uncomfortable however I felt it was dealt with sensitively at all times.

All of the DCI Tom Douglas books came be read as standalone but seriously.. why would you?  I highly recommend this series and obviously would say start with Book 1.

About the Author: Rachel Abbott’s debut thriller, Only the Innocent, was an international bestseller, reaching the number one position in the Amazon charts both in the UK and US. This was followed by the number one bestselling novels The Back Road, Sleep Tight and Stranger Child, Nowhere Child (a short novel based on the characters from Stranger Child) and Kill Me Again. In February 2017 Rachel released her seventh novel, The Sixth Window.

Her novels have been translated into over 20 languages.

In 2015 Amazon celebrated the first five years of the Kindle in the UK, and announced that Rachel was the #1 bestselling independent author over the five-year period. She was also placed #14 in the chart of all authors. Stranger Child was the most borrowed novel for the Kindle in the first half of 2015.

Rachel splits her time between Alderney – a beautiful island off the coast of France – and the Le Marche region of Italy, where she is able to devote all her time to writing fiction.

  1. Book 1 – Only The Innocent
  2. Book 2 – The Back Road
  3. Book 3 – Sleep Tight
  4. Book 4 – Stranger Child
  5. Book 5 – Kill Me Again
  6. Book 6  – The Sixth Window

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