Rachel Sargeant is the author of Kindle Top Ten bestseller The Perfect Neighbours, a psychological thriller.
Her second novel with HarperCollins, The Good Teacher, is a detective mystery, featuring DC Pippa “Agatha” Adams.
Her latest release is The Roommates, a psychological thriller set in a university freshers’ week.
She is also the author of Gallipoli: Year of Love and Duty, a novel featuring Great War nurses on a hospital ship.
Rachel is a previous winner of Writing Magazine’s Crime Short Story competition and has been placed or shortlisted in various competitions, including the Bristol Short Story Prize. Her stories have appeared in My Weekly and the Accent Press Saucy Shorts series.
Rachel grew up in Lincolnshire, spent several years living in Germany and now lives in Gloucestershire with her family. She has a degree in German and Librarianship from Aberystwyth University and an MA in Creative Writing from Lancaster University. Until recently she worked as a school librarian before becoming a full-time writer. Her hobbies are swimming, visiting country houses and coffee shops, and going to the theatre.
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Recent Publications
  • The Roomates - HarperCollins, November 2019
  • The Good Teacher - KillerReads, December 2018
  • The Perfect Neigbours - KillerReads, December 2017
  • Gallipoli: Year of Love and Duty - Abbeymeads Books, May 2015
Current Events and Projects
  • PhD candidate - University of Birmingham Department of Film and Creative Writing