When a violent row breaks out at a wedding reception between the groom and the bride's ex-boyfriend, and the groom is badly injured, DS Smith must ask himself the age old question: did he fall, or was he pushed?
Colin Parfitt is an ambitious copper - too ambitious perhaps. He's arrested 38 criminals within three months, and it now appears that someone is seeking revenge. DS Smith investigates a fire at Parfitt's home and asks: Is it an accident?
When a local girl disappears, everyone, including her mother, assumes she has "gone off again". But acting on pure instinct, the village policeman is determined to prove that this time something more serious is involved.