A traveller is killed in what appears to have been a robbery at a garage, but Eve becomes convinced that the case is less straightforward than it at first appears. DI Hale is concerned that a missing girl may be in danger.moreless
The team try to establish the cause of a fire that killed a prominent human rights lawyer.
DI Hale calls on Eve and the team to carry out tests on the body of a prison inmate who has apparently been beaten to death, but their investigations are hampered when a riot breaks out.moreless
The body of a trawlerman is found near a harbour. DI Hale must establish the whereabouts of the boat's captain and a marine biologist, who set sail with the deceased and are now missing.moreless
DI Hale suspects a reclusive businessman of the rape and murder of a young man. Starting with a severed hand, Eve and her team make an important discovery, but establishing who is responsible for the murder proves difficult.moreless
Human remains are found splattered over the walls of a flat in in a derelict tower block. DI Craig Hale asks Dr Eve Lockhart and the Body Farm for help. The forensic scientists discover that a blast was responsible for destroying two bodies.moreless
Portugal, 1813 The Spanish town of Adrados has been captured by a horde of French, Spanish and British deserters, who have taken two English women hostage, Sarah Dubreton and Isabella Farthingdale. Captain Sharpe is ordered to deliver the women's ransom, much to the disgust of Sir Augustus Farthingdale. Sharpe and Harper enter the convent where the women are held and are confronted by two French officers. Sharpe learns that one of the officers is the husband of Sarah Dubreton and they are on the same mission. To Sharpe's dismay, he learns that Hakeswill is a leader of the renegades and has increased the ransom price, giving Sharpe five days to come up with the extra money, or the women will be raped. Nairn discovers that the French intend to invade Portugal from Adrados and decides to thwart the plan. Sharpe is promoted to major and given command of the 60th Rifles in order to secure the safety of the women and prevent the French from taking the town.moreless