With Alfred no longer willing to hide, Uhtred must get word to Saxon forces to help make a stand against the Danes and save Wessex.
Uhtred takes on a dangerous stealth mission and is left with no choice but to face the formidable Ubba.
Alfred's manipulation of Uhtred leaves their relationship in a poor state. Meanwhile a terrible battle looms over Wessex.
Uhtred proves his worth to Alfred but is forced into taking an English wife, which doesn't bode well for his relationship with Brida.
Uhtred and Brida are on the run from his uncle who blames them for his brother's death. They track down and try to plead their innocence to the viking warlord Ubba.
As 1966 draws to a close, the body of a disreputable journalist found in mysterious circumstances threatens to expose unspeakable horrors from the past. As the investigation deepens, DC Endeavour Morse and DI Fred Thursday find themselves confronted by a wall of silence and a disparate group of men unwilling to talk. In a police force increasingly tainted with cronyism, the two men must band together, peeling back layers of corruption extending to the upper echelons of Oxford society.moreless
Sherlock must deal with Charles Augustus Magnussen, the most detestable of all criminals: a blackmailer.
As the enquiry fallout continues, the Home Office cut police numbers and blame enormous queues at police stations on DoSAC. Meanwhile, Malcolm sends Dan Miller to the local police station in order to make the government look incompetent .moreless
A shop manager is shot during a jewellery raid, and an accomplice to the killers turns informer, revealing the culprits to be a notorious crime family - but then the informant is himself shot dead. DS Satchell witnesses the crime, and soon finds that his life and that of his family are in danger, but can find no safety from the influence of the crime family who wish to keep him silent.moreless