When Rachel Abbott wrote her first novel, Only the Innocent, she didn’t intend to publish it, but her family and friends who liked the book convinced her to publish it, so she released it in November 2011.
Three months later, Only the Innocent hit #1 spot in the entire Amazon UK Kindle store. It remained in the top spot for four weeks, eventually becoming Amazon UK’s second bestselling self-published title of 2012.
Today, Rachel Abbott has six novels under her belt, and she has sold over 2 million copies of her books. How did she manage to go from amateur writer to one of the most popular crime fiction authors in UK? Find out in our interview with her.