Maxine implements Victus' new PDS sufferer Give Back program, which involves forcing them to work for the community... and forbidding them from leaving. Meanwhile, Jem suffers from nightmares from her time with the HVL, and makes friends with one of her classmates.moreless
When a research student is found dead in a university science lab following a severe anaphylactic shock, the evidence suggests that her food has been deliberately contaminated. Traces of highly concentrated nut oil are found at the scene, but there seems to be no clear motive for her murder. Then another student dies in a suspicious accident the following day and Burke and the team realise that a calculating killer is at work within the university.moreless
A five-year-old girl goes missing and the police are called in to search. When her body is found inside a sewage pipe, it becomes a murder investigation, which is headed by Detective Superintendent Walker. They follow a few leads and eventually arrest a suspect, who is then sent to trial.moreless
A family struggling to pay death duties needs Lovejoy's help to raise the wind.
Meanwhile, Beau Whittaker, working in a local parish church, finds a valuable old flag dating from the American War of Independence hidden behind a monument. A fierce battle quickly breaks out over the question of who is now the flag's true owner.
Lovejoy is evicted from his rented cottage, as Freddy the Phone, his landlord (also known as Frederick Arthur Haig Montgomery Wavell Reeve) owes back taxes on it. So Lovejoy takes to the road and acquires a commode said to have belonged to the French Emperor Napoleon Bonaparte... and the next thing is to hunt down a continental expert to authenticate it. Did 'Boney' really sit here?