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Rachael Blok

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Rachael grew up in Durham and studied Literature at Warwick University. After spending some time exploring South America and Asia, she finished a PGCE and an MA at Durham University. She moved to London and worked as an English teacher in a boys’ comprehensive in Holland Park. She now lives with her husband and two children in St Albans.

Genres: Mystery
Rachael Blok recommends
Little Friends (2020)
Jane Shemilt
"Little Friends taps into your darkest fears. Beautifully told, with a rich cast of characters, I couldn't put it down."
Cracked (2020)
Louise McCreesh
"Cracked is a perfect book. I loved it. Sensitive, poignant and tender - all delivered in the grip of a white-knuckle whodunnit."
The Last to Know (2020)
Jo Furniss
"The Last to Know is one of the best kinds of novels: secrets to unravel, a dark past to be explored, bodies buried, and characters you want to trust but don’t know if you dare. You will race through this tightly plotted novel with its dark secrets, just waiting to ignite."
The Last Resort (2020)
Susi Holliday
"The Last Resort deals in cutting edge technology and old school mystery. The pace is unrelenting and you’ll be gripped to the last page."
Sleep Tight (2021)
(Rose Gifford, book 1)
C S Green
"This locked door mystery had me hooked from the first page, and the creeping intensity builds to a heart-racing finish."
Five Strangers (2021)
E V Adamson
"Five Strangers opens with a vicious death, then blindsides you on a twisted journey of possession and danger. I read it in one day."
Last Place You Look (2021)
(Butler & West, book 1)
Louisa Scarr
"The darker side of suburbia shows its underbelly in this gritty domestic thriller. A procedural with a kick in its tail!"
Cabin Fever (2021)
Alex Dahl
"Darkly claustrophobic, Cabin Fever explores obsession so vividly it will leave you gasping for air."
Buried (2021)
Elle Croft
"I just finished Elle Croft's Buried and not sure I breathed once. I've been buried underground with a serial killer on the loose. Heart only beginning to slow now. Look over your shoulder, people!"
The Echo Man (2022)
(Major Crimes, book 1)
Sam Holland
"A dark rollercoaster of a read."
It Ends At Midnight (2022)
Harriet Tyce
"I could not put it down! It Ends At Midnight is a roller coaster of a ride. I loved it!"
Truly, Darkly, Deeply (2022)
Victoria Selman
"An utterly compelling book, I couldn't look away from the page when reading. Stunningly written. A captivating voice from which you cannot tear yourself away. This book is as exciting as they get. Sensitive, sophisticated and beautifully dark."
Freeze (2023)
Kate Simants
"Raced through this transporting thriller, with atmosphere, landscape and cast all compelling and vicious. I was utterly gripped - absolutely loved it."

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