The relationship between Janet and Rachel hits a new low, and it soon becomes impossible for them to work together, but the detectives have to set their differences to one side when Gill disappears in suspicious circumstances.
The team investigate the murder of a man whose body is discovered shortly after he is reported missing by his son is discovered. Rachel's self-destructive behaviour leads to a falling-out with Janet, and forces Sean to realise that his marriage is over.
Janet and Rachel investigate a suspicious death at a care home and uncover evidence of abuse. Both Dorothy and Gill have reason to be concerned about Rachel's behaviour.
The team attempts to identify each of the victims, and establish the circumstances of their deaths. It appears that a mole within the operation is feeding details to the press. Janet's friendship with Rachel is tested by their new living arrangements, but Rachel seems unwilling to deal with her failing marriage.moreless
Helen Bartlett reveals the whereabouts of another body, precipitating a major investigation led by Det Supt Dodson. Rachel is struggling to deal with Dom's incarceration and her marriage to Sean.
A man is murdered at home while his wife is away. It seems that he may have been murdered by his son, but the detectives uncover evidence that the deceased had a secret life he kept hidden from his family. Adrian moves out, and Janet asks her mother to buy him out. Rachel's one-night stand comes back to haunt her. Gill worries over her teenage son's engagement.moreless
Janet and Rachel pursue an estate agent implicated in the death of a homeless beggar. Janet recalls the circumstances leading to Liam's arrest over the murder of Nick Savage, the investigations into her own involvement, her reconciliation with her estranged mother, and her marriage to Sean.
Janet is called to the home of an elderly couple and discovers the decapitated corpse of the wife and her bed-ridden husband in a dreadful state. The detectives track down the couple's daughter, Helen, who seems uninterested in her parents' plight. Rachel is struggling to cope with married life, while the divorcing Janet and Adrian have decided to sell the marital home.moreless