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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  • 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


  • Prodigal Son

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


  • Young Gods

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


  • Castles in the Air

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


  • Poster Child

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



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