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"Tennison has proven herself and won her colleagues' grudging respect. When she is assigned to head a murder inquiry in the African Caribbean community, it seems further evidence that her star is on the rise."--Container.
"Detective Superintendent Tennison moves among stations to head high-profile cases for the Area Major Investigation Team. In The lost child a wrenching personal decision colors her search for an abducted toddler. In Inner circles, the manager of an exclusive country club is found dead in his home, and fingers point to the residents of a local housing project. The scent of darkness finds Tennison happy in her private life, but strained at work....
Doc Martin continues his misanthropic adventures in the idyllic seaside village of Portwenn. The fourth season of the hit dramedy sees two unexpected arrivals that complicate the good doctor's already messy life. Contains eight episodes.
Tennison relocates to the Greater Manchester Police for a stint as a community relations officer at local schools. Later she is assigned the shooting case of a young drug dealer, and she pegs a corrupt local drug lord as the killer. Somehow he stays one step ahead of her investigation. Is he getting inside information?
"Tennison seizes the opportunity to head a murder investigation--something she should have done long ago, had she not been passed over by her male superiors time and again. With a suspect already identified and her own team openly hostile, she uncovers errors and conflicting facts that point to a coverup within the force."--Container.
Detective Superintendent Jane Tennison finds herself searching for Sallie Sturdy, a fourteen-year-old girl presumed murdered. Facing the hospitalization of her father, descending deeper into alcoholism, and resisting pressure to retire quietly, Tennison vows to bring Sallie's killer to justice before ending her career. She forges a surprising friendship with Penny Philips, Sallie's best friend.
"Tennison has been transferred to a new station and a new assignment: getting prostitutes off the streets of Soho. But when a 17-year-old rent boy is burned to death, her superiors aren't keen on her investigating the murder."--Container.
8) Doc Martin
When the brilliant but socially awkward and neurotic Doc Martin develops an aversion to blood, he abandons his career as a celebrated London surgeon and becomes the only doctor in a sleepy small town where his tactless manner soon has everybody in an uproar. Watch Martin get to know the town's hysterical mix of quirky residents as he finds new ways to put his foot in his mouth.
Ripe for retirement in the eyes of some, Tennison is still up for a fight, and she'll need all the energy she can muster when she takes on the darker forces of British government in search of a sadistic killer with a guilty past.
Detective Jack Frost is called to investigate when a couple return from holiday to find the body of a complete stranger in their bed. He also becomes involved in a murder inquiry and uncovers a crime ring involved in the importing of endangered species and illegal animal goods.
The handsome stranger: Gerry is fed up with all the "townies" buying weekend cottages in Dibley. Then she meets one particularly charming newcomer. The vicar in white: After presiding over the marriages of hundred of other people, it appears Gerry's big day has finally arrived.
With his young partner DS Hathaway, they continue solving cases in the seemingly perfect academic haven of Oxford.
13) Country matters
Adaptations of short stories by A.E. Coppard and H.E. Bates. Set against the English countryside during the post-World War I period. Reveals the timeless and constant qualities of the British landscape and its people.
In 1757, during the French and Indian War, half-sisters Cora and Alice Munro set out to join their father, the British Commander of Fort William Henry. After they are betrayed by Magua, the sisters are rescued by Hawkeye whose efforts to lead them to safety are aided by the noble Mohican Uncas, the last of this tribe.
15) Jane Eyre
Friendless, orphaned Jane Eyre takes a job as governess to a lively French girl. In time, she finds herself in love with the child's guardian. When she saves him from a fire, she finds that there are many secrets to learn...secrets that could destroy her happiness.
The secret house of death: Susan Townsend, a newly divorced single mother, wants to remain aloof from the gossip so relished by the other women in her suburban neighborhood. But when she happens upon the bodies of two adulterous lovers, her quiet life vanishes, along with her safety. The double: Peter Milton becomes involved with Zoe, the apparant "double" of his girlfriend Lisa. Can Lisa survive the superstition predicting her death? And is Zoe...
Father Brown is a seemingly distracted and even a bit dotty priest. He always manages to confound criminals with his keen observations and inescapable logic. He prefers to go unnoticed, dismissed as irrelevant. That is until the moment of truth arrives and he unravels the most devious criminal schemes.
As a boy, Stephen Whalby took to his beloved moor to escape trouble at home. Trouble follows him there as an adult, however, when women's bodies begin turning up among the rocks, heather, and bogs. Stephen finds no refuge when D.I. Manciple--a rude outsider, unwelcome in the village of Vangmoor--targets him as the prime suspect.
DCI Barnaby and Sergeant Scott are called upon to solve a series of murders in Midsomer County, England.
Set in the rugged beauty of the dales of Yorkshire, England, this season continues the true-life story of young veterinarian James Herriot. Newly married to Helen and settled into a partnership with Siegfried Farnon--with the sporadic support of Siegfried's errant younger brother, Tristan--James finds that there is no end to the joy and heartache, tears and laughter that go with caring for all creatures great and small.