An Ottoman attack on Italy seems likely. Meanwhile, Riario faces danger again and Vanessa's destiny is in Nico's hands.
While Lorenzo negotiates with King Ferrante, Leonardo returns to Florence to discover that Duke Federico rules with an iron fist. In Rome, Riario seeks redemption for his sins.
As Leonardo and Riario prepare to die, Zoroaster and Nico plan their escape. Meanwhile, Lorenzo tries to meet with the king of Naples and Bayezid visits Rome.
Leonardo and Riario find that entering the Vault of Heaven is not as easy as they may have hoped. Meanwhile, Lorenzo becomes embroiled in Ferrante's games and Lucrezia meets the Turk.
Clarice fights to keep control of the Medici bank, whilst in Naples, Lorenzo hopes an old flame will help him save Florence. Over in the New World, Leonardo is reunited with Nico and Riario.moreless
Still reeling from the events at the hospital, Steve Arnott continues the investigation into DI Denton, while she and the undercover Kate Fleming look into the disappearance of a 15-year-old girl. The tenacious Denton also carries out her own investigation into the backgrounds of the team from AC-12, and it appears that their conduct might compromise the case against her.moreless
A police convoy is ambushed, leaving three officers dead and a protected witness on the critical list. AC-12 is called on to investigate the possibility of a leak from a police source. As the only officer to survive the attack, DI Lindsay Denton is a valuable witness, but she is soon identified as the prime suspect.moreless
Will finds himself in a position where he has to take the law into his own hands when the case against Foyle collapses.
Liam Foyle is on trial again this time defended by Will's long time nemesis Maggie Gardner.
Will Burton is a talented barrister, known for getting his clients out of tight spots. His latest acquittal however takes a dark turn with deadly consequences...
Vera and the team investigate the fatal stabbing of a former police officer outside a city nightclub. She uncovers a complex of relationships involving the deceased, his sister, her fiancé and his daughter, and dicovers that the victim had been employed to spy on a local brewery for a large multi-national.moreless
A friend of Wallander's daughter, Linda, asks for his help then disappears. Wallander uncovers a connection between the missing woman and an older woman whose charred remains are found buried in a shallow grave.moreless
When a princess of the Royal Family is abducted, the kidnappers make an unusual ransom request: the Prime Minister must have sex with a pig on national TV.
Things don't look good for DI Richard Poole when a prisoner he is transporting is murdered, while being handcuffed to him.