“Masterful Storytelling”--The Guardian
Series Seven & Eight
4 Disc Set
"…a worthy farewell to Burton, who has delivered one of television's most compelling female characters."--Mail on Sunday
These series find Professor Sam Ryan continuing to lead the forensic pathology team until the discovery of her long-lost son impels her to move on. Then its up to Harry, Leo and a surprising new recruit, Nikki Alexander, to preserve her belief that every corpse deserves to have it’s story told.
Series 7: Answering Fire - In a suspected terrorist attack on a London hotel a government minister is killed. As Sam and the team investigate the case, old friends and government officials soon muddy the water. Fatal Error - When two brothers are found dead in a police cell, Sam and Leo find themselves on opposing sides of an Old Bailey court case – then a 13-year old murder resurfaces, questioning Sam’s findings… Running on Empty - When a young woman falls to her death, the police believe she took her own life. When Sam, Leo and Harry are called in, their investigations soon unravel a tragic story. Beyond Guilt - As Sam investigates a brutal murder, she is also asked to investigate a professor linked to the case and discovers the case is a lot more complicated than first appearances suggested.
Series 8: A Time to Heal -The team is called out to Northern Ireland to investigate the bodies of two men killed by paramilitaries twenty years ago. For Sam, it is a case that is soon to turn personal… Death by Water - Tensions are running high in the ‘leaderless’ team as Leo and Harry clash over an investigation into an outbreak of breathing difficulties among children on the South Coast. Nowhere Fast - When members of a race horse owning syndicate are killed in a helicopter crash, Leo and Harry investigate – and an unexpected new face at the mortuary lends a helping hand. Body 21 - Approached by a group of survivors from a recent train crash, the team investigate the wreckage and a new mystery – the identity of the unidentified body 21.