Copycat by C.S. Barnes #BlogTour
Books / June 25, 2019

When the body of a young woman, Jenni Grantham, is found abandoned in the playing fields that sit at the centre of a small town, DI Melanie Watton and her team are called to investigate. If the discovery alone wasn’t disturbing enough, it soon becomes apparent that the murder, the method and the appearance of the victim, is something they have seen before. With the help of Medical Examiner George Waller, DI Watton uncovers the case history of Michael Richards – a local murderer who put this small town on the map when he killed five women before turning himself in. Further investigations reveal that the most recent victim, Jenni, was recently reported missing by her parents. And when Jenni’s personal effects are introduced into the investigation, shocking discoveries are made about the victim’s fascination with the original killings. However, when the ME makes a surprise discovery, things appear even more complicated than the team originally believed, and DI Watton realises that Jenni was perhaps not the only local with a fixation on these infamous killings. With a copycat killer on the loose, the team know it is only a matter of time before another body is discovered. But when…