Paul Matthew Thompson
1) Vera: Set 4
Includes four all-new, feature-length mysteries. From the death of a woman found on the Northumberland cliffs to the body of a fisherman pulled out of the sea, these cases prove to be some of the most difficult and emotional in Vera's career.
2) Vera: Set 9
The central character is Detective Chief Inspector Vera Stanhope. Who is obsessive about her work and driven by her own demons. If she's lonely she doesn't show it and faces the world with caustic wit, guile, and courage. Her trusted an dlong suffering colleague is Sergeant Joe Ashworth. Together they approach every new case with unparalleled gusto and professionalism.
Things aren't looking good for ex-cop Frank Hathaway: his detective agency is in dire financial straits and cases are thin on the ground. So when a sobbing Lu Shakespeare appears in his office, he sees a solution to his cash flow worries. Lu suspects her charming fiancé, Clive, might be playing away, but is unconvinced when Frank seemingly catches Clive giving his devoted secretary, Janice, a diamond necklace.