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The DI Melanie Watton Series Books One to Three - The Copycat The Watcher and The Cutter - cover

The DI Melanie Watton Series Books One to Three - The Copycat The Watcher and The Cutter

Charlotte Barnes

Publisher: Bloodhound Books

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Summary

The first three mysteries in the suspenseful British police procedural series, now in one volume. 
 
This three-in-one crime thriller collection includes: 
 
Copycat: When the body of a young woman is found abandoned—with a note on it saying “Remember me?”—DI Melanie Watton and her team soon conclude that the murder, the method, and the appearance of the victim indeed remind them of something they’ve seen before. But the next victim makes them question everything they thought they knew . . . 
 
The Watcher: How do you solve a case when there isn’t a crime scene? After Watton and her team are called in to investigate a video recording that surfaces in a local school, they realize they have a complex case on their hands—and then discover that they’re up against a killer more evil than anyone could have imagined . . . 
 
The Cutter: Watton is called in to investigate the brutal murder of a taxidermist, and she and her team find themselves tracking a killer and a thief . . .
Available since: 03/25/2021.
Print length: 812 pages.

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