All is not as it seems for the brilliant and charismatic surgeon Otto Powell (Jack Davenport, Smash) and his glamorous wife Elizabeth as hospital colleagues vie for power, temptation smolders, and a dangerous old secret is dredged up.
Charlie tries to break free of Otto's shadow and forge a new future, and a lavish fundraiser and beauty pageant force Otto and Elizabeth's secret into sharp relief when Otto tries to bury his past, once and for all.
It's no vacation for Miss Marple when the sudden death of a fellow guest at a lavish tropical island hotel reveals a web of deceit, murder, and "dark magic." Sir Antony Sher (God on Trial) guest stars.
Miss Marple secures refuge from an old friend and her young son at Greenshaw's Folly, the country pile of an eccentric botanist. But death, dark and sinister, is in bloom. Fiona Shaw (Harry Potter) guest stars.
A chauffeur befriended by Miss Marple and his American heiress wife ignore a gypsy's warning, building their dream house on allegedly cursed land. Their fortunes soon change for the worse. Tom Hughes (Silk) and Joanna Vanderham (The Paradise) co-star.
As Lewis struggles with retirement, Hathaway, now a DI, tackles a tricky case that bridges the worlds of neurosurgery, blood sports and animal rights. But can he solve it without his old partner's help?
Lewis and Hathaway, now largely settled into their former roles, are put to the test when an American classics student is brutally murdered, and their investigations yield only secrets and murky motives.
Thirteen years after Lewis' first successful arrest as a Detective Inspector, the forensics are questioned and the case reopened. But nothing can prepare Lewis for the resumption of the original murders with the original weapon.
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