Chief Investigator Vera Stanhope is an experienced and brilliant murder investigator in the North East England county of Northumberland. Kind hearted but an inherent loner, Vera freely admits she can become obsessed with her other job; driven by her own demons, the detective faces the world with caustic wit, guile and courage.

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  • A former Met police officer is stabbed to death outside of a nightclub


  • Extreme sports enthusiast plunges from a cliff in a ball of flames.


  • A young woman is gunned down at a luxury country retreat.


  • DCI Vera Stanhope and her team race against time as their case takes a violent turn.


  • Vera unravels deadly secrets and murderous consequences.


  • DCI Vera Stanhope investigates the murder of 29-year-old Niall Coulter.


  • Vera finds notorious case involving death of child appears to hold the key to current case


  • DCI Vera Stanhope and DS Joe Ashworth investigate a suspicious death in an army barracks.



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