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Adapted from the works of author Ruth Rendell, these mysteries follow investigations into a variety of crimes that often revolve around love, obsession and betrayal.

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4 Seasons, 32 Episodes
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  • As matter's come to a head between construction workers and the tree protesters, 'Contemporary Cars' is raided by masked and armed gangs. Meanwhile Dora Wexford is taken hostage along wit four other people who have also used Contemporary Cars. Meanwhile the by-pass protesters become more violent, Sergeant Slesar is instructed to go undercover into the tree house camp. In the captivity cell tensions spill into violence - a guard points a gun at Dora and fires...

  • To Detective Chief Inspector Wexford's dismay a by-pass is to be built around Kindsmarkham that will destroy an area of natural beauty. The plans have attracted the attention of environmental activists who attempt to disrupt the construction work by building tree houses and demonstrating in the town. Tension mounts. In the wood protesters uncover the badly decomposed body of a missing German student. She had last been seen some months earlier outside the Brigadier Pub, having called a taxi...

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