DCI Banks and DI Morton investigate the murder of a chartered accountant who has been leading a double life. The detectives uncover a link to a money-laundering racket which leads to a conflict with an ongoing fraud investigation.moreless
DCI Banks gets a telephone call from his estranged brother, Roy, asking for help, and rushes off to Harrogate to find him. DI Helen Banks, drafted in to the major crimes team, leads an investigation into the murder of a woman shot dead in her car, and evidence found at the scene suggests a connection to DCI Banks. DS Annie Cabbot tries unsuccessfully to warn her boss,but he cannot be reached. Banks, meanwhile, uncovers complications in his brother's personal and professional lives.moreless
The Lovejoy Antiques team is in Ireland looking for new stock (and also hoping to find a painting by Jack Butler Yeats, for Jane to give her uncle). A bungled robbery leaves them in possession of a page from a rare ancient book, and the search is on for an expert - Brendan Hennessey.