Ted Case, brought in to cover for the injured Sasha Miller, leads the team in an investigation into the apparently racially-motivated murder of a vicar.
Janet is unnerved to discover that DSI Dodson cannot ignore her concerns about Gill's drinking. Just as Rachel feels as if she is getting to grips with the job, she makes a fatal error that puts Janet and Chris in danger. When a man's body is found wedged between rocks on the moors with nothing to identify him, a road block is set up and an appeal put out. Enquiries lead Janet and Chris to a nearby farm, but they discover something much more sinister and shocking than they could ever have anticipated.moreless
Forced to stay on the island of Saint-Marie, DI Richard Poole's quest for a decent cuppa is interrupted when a Newlywed is murdered.
On New Year's Eve, Jeremy just wants to party all night long, but Zahra is on the rebound and sees Jeremy as the perfect catch. She asks him to move in with her. Meanwhile Mark tries to make amends with Dobby in order to start the new year off right.moreless
It's the day that Mark and Sophie want to have their baby christened. Jez has been picked as it's godfather, but when Mark goes to collect him they get held back from attending.moreless
Despite never having read a book Jeremy hosts a book group at his and Mark's flat to impress Zahra. Mark, meanwhile, is worried he isn't satisfying Dobby in the bedroom.
Mark and Gerrard form the 'Dobby Club' and both try endlessly to get with her when she breaks up from her boyfriend. Meanwhlie, Jez gets a job with Zahra's boyfriend, Ben, who's now out of hospital.moreless
Mark and Jeremy go to the hospital where Sophie is giving birth to Mark's baby. Meanwhile, their boiler breaks and Jez starts a crush on new girl Zahra.