Sports reporter (and widower/single-dad) Stuart Morrison's paper is in financial trouble, and hotshot businesswoman Cara Rossi's been assigned to make it profitable. Cara, eager to escape ... See full summary »
Incorrigible boor Jack Taylor is fired from the Garda (Irish national police) for brutality against a government minister. His experience, some contacts and cheap rates get him started as ... See full summary »
A man is brutally murdered by an unseen assailant. We glimpse the murder weapon: A steel spearhead with a scythe-like hook on the side, mounted on a shaft. Some days later and Jack Taylor ... See full summary »
Seduced by Jung, killed by hate, redeemed by history. In 1905 a 19-year-old Russian girl suffering from severe hysteria is admitted into a psychiatric hospital in Zurich. A young doctor, ... See full summary »
The daughter of a country doctor copes with an unwanted stepmother, an impetuous stepsister, burdensome secrets, the town gossips, and the tug on her own heartstrings for a man who thinks of her only as a friend.
A female student dies from a fall from the roof of the university. She is dressed in a theatre costume and wears a ring of paper with a quote from the play "Deirdre of the Sorrows" typed ... See full summary »
A priest who had just returned from 20 years of working overseas is found beheaded in his church. Father Malachy confesses to Jack that now he himself fears for his life and reveals a ... See full summary »
Sports reporter (and widower/single-dad) Stuart Morrison's paper is in financial trouble, and hotshot businesswoman Cara Rossi's been assigned to make it profitable. Cara, eager to escape London after a disastrous affair with her boss, is still reluctant to take the assignment, as she left Glasgow for greener pastures and would once again be in the bosom of her overbearing Italian family. When she and Stuart meet, have a one-night stand, part, and then meet again in their business personas, will the relationship last and flower? Or will Cara's business plan and Stuart's memories of his wife, Siobhan, keep them apart? Written by
This show was delightful and so full of a sense of "place"
I watched this on the BBC channel here in the states, and I was utterly enchanted. I have been to Scotland, and I felt like they captured that feeling really well. I just recently discovered the actress I loved, Sharon Small, is the lead in the mystery series, The Inspector Lynley Mysteries. So I'm quite happy to watch her in all those! I thought they cast the entire thing wonderfully. I wanted to see more of these people and their lives.
I was very sad when this ended and I went online and discovered they had no plan to continue the series. I will buy it if it ever comes out on DVD.
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