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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  • Old Wounds

    The remains of a teenage girl are found half-buried in a wood spark a 30 year-old mystery.


  • Shadows in the Sky

    Secrets and lies unfold after the body of a family man plummets from a multi-story car par


  • Muddy Waters

    The death of a John Doe found in the slurry pit of a remote farm is investigated.


  • Changing Tides

    Death of a woman in a suspicious fire that ripped through a coastal park is investigated.


  • Death of a Family Man

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


  • The Deer Hunters

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


  • Protected

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


  • On Harbour Street

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



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