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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  • Vera uncovers secrets hidden behind a dead businessman's veneer of respectability.


  • When a suspected poacher is found dead, Vera digs deep into his checkered history.


  • DCI Vera Stanhope investigates the murder of a man found dead on the beach at Whitley Bay.


  • DCI Vera Stanhope investigates the mysterious death of pensioner on a busy Newcastle train


  • 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.



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