With her caustic wit and singular charm, DCI Vera Stanhope and her trusted right-hand man DS Joe Ashworth face a series of captivating murder mysteries set against the breathtaking Northumberland landscape.
Set primarily in Folkestone and Calais where detectives Karl Roebuck and Elise Wassermann are called to investigate the death of a French politician. When a shocking discovery is made at ... See full summary »
Badly stereotyped story of a thoroughly odious religious figure and a secular hero (the Rector's Wife), typical of late 20th century TV and movies. The lead character was completely unbelievable as the Rector's Wife. She appeared so completely foreign to a lifestyle which we are supposed to believe she had been living for much of her adult life. Perhaps poor casting or writing were at fault. Not having read the novel, I am unable to judge the latter aspect.
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