Rachel McLean

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My name's Rachel McLean and I write thrillers that make you think.

What does that mean?

In short, I want my stories to make your pulse race and your brain tick.

Do you often get through a thriller at breakneck pace but are left with little sense of what the book was really about? Do you sometimes read literary fiction but just wish something would damn well happen?

My books aim to fill that gap.

Easy enough for me to say, but here are some reviews from people who agree with me:

'a fast paced, character-driven novel which enthralls from the very first page': Sherry, goodreads review of Thicker Than Water.

'..every page I was right there fighting with the lead character trying to do the right thing. I loved it!!': Lindsay, goodreads review of A
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Yes! You Can Read ‘Deadly Wishes’ Months Before the Book is Published

If youve been reading this blog lately, youll know Im working on a new crime thriller, which hopefully will be the first part of a series of books.

Crime novels arent easy to write. They need a mystery, of course, and an investigation. They need a LOT of research to make the police procedural aspects credible (but not dull). And they need clues and red herrings seeded throughout the story enoug...

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Published on March 26, 2020 08:48
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