Over 30 years into her sentence for the murder of her lover's wife, Cissy Kohler claims she was coerced into a false confession. When she is released, she is in protective custody while Dalziel and his comatose former boss are being investigated for their roles in the conviction. Among the discoveries: faked deaths, a book purchased just to be suppressed, blackmail, treachery in the espionage department, and another murder. Dalziel wants the truth, but he also wants to be vindicated in Kohler's case. Can he have both?
Did You Know?
plays the younger version of Tom Bell
in the flashback scenes. Aran Bell is actually Tom Bell's son. See more
While Pascoe is searching the police database, the postcode for the record of Ms Mavis Marsh comes up as L4 2RT. Interestingly, this is a real life postcode for the Anfield area of Liverpool, Merseyside (historically part of Lancashire), a completely different county to Yorkshire, where Wetherton is located. See more