Jakso 1, kausi 2. Based on the novels from the best-selling stories by Elizabeth George, this series of contemporary murder mysteries feature the charismatic Inspector Lynley, whose title as the 8th Earl of Asherton fuels a sparky relationship with his working class sidekick Barbara Havers. Award-winning crime writer Elizabeth George has been hailed by critics as a new voice in the great tradition of the English literary mystery. Her Inspector Lynley novels have become international best-sellers, acclaimed for their startling plot twists, chilling atmosphere, and unsentimental but heart-breaking emotional depth. In the pilot episode, Superintendent Thomas Lynley, 8th Earl of Asherton, and Detective Sergeant Havers were foisted on one another to solve a murder in Yorkshire.Worlds apart, sparks flew as rough met smooth; the prickly plebeian resented having to work under Scotland Yard’s golden boy. But despite personal differences, they cracked the case and a mutual respect blossomed. Now an established team, they have four new crime mysteries to crack.The search for a missing schoolboy uncovers a den of iniquity, secrecy and lies at an old public school.The death of a playwright at the Scottish retreat of a famous theatre producer. Unravelling the tangled life of a beautiful Cambridge student who has been murdered. And a tale of witchcraft and a dinner laced with death in rural Lancashire. As they try to unmask the killers, the relationship between Lynley and Havers is strictly professional.They still have their differences of opinion, but each has come to respect the other’s qualities and contribution they bring to the partnership. Solving their professional problems is easier than sorting out their personal lives. Still hurting from the marriage of the love of his life to his best friend, Lynley turns to his close friend, Lady Helen Clyde, for comfort. Meanwhile, Havers’ father is on his deathbed and she finds it increasingly difficult to cope with caring for her mother, who has Alzheimer’s Disease. Pääosissa: Nathaniel Parker (Thomas Lynley), Sharon Small (Barbara Havers).