DI Joe Faraday, badly injured on holiday in the Middle East, is convalescing in the UK. Four deaths in a suspicious farmhouse fire drag him back to work before he's truly fit. His partner, meanwhile, wants to adopt a young Palestinian child. Both privately and professionally, Faraday is under threat. Bazza Mackenzie, Pompey drug-lord, is facing financial metdown as property markets collapse across the globe. Only a multi-million pound stash of cocaine, carefully hidden on a trusted friend's property, can keep his commercial empire afloat. But Bazza's lifeline has disappeared. Ex-cop Paul Winter is still Mackenzie's trusted lieutenant. But his growing doubts about his new life alongside Pompey's top criminal deepen further when Bazza orders him to retrieve the missing cocaine...whatever the cost.
A young girl falls to her death, and the shadowy figure of a young boy is caught on CCTV. DI Joe Faraday is on the case, but his investigation is hampered when he tracks down the boy, and he is faced with a crisis much closer to home.
Past midnight, a horribly mutilated body is found on a road in Portsmouth. The victim has been killed in a hit-and-run. On the evidence, DI Faraday's latest case seems cut and dried; the dead man had been responsible for the bullying and murder of a boy from his estate. But there's a world of deeper hurt that no-one expected, coming out of the darkness surrounding the investigation..
BLOOD AND HONEY
The discovery of a headless corpse on the Isle of Wight is the beginning of a journey for DI Joe Faraday, which takes him to the heart of the grim trade in human cargo from the crippled societies of the Balkans. From cheap labour to prostitution, Portsmouth, like every other city in the UK, is home to a black economy built on illegal immigration. Joe Faraday is determined to find the real criminals that lie behind the tabloid hysteria.
CUT TO BLACK
For years Bazza Mackenzie has made millions selling cocaine and heroin into the streets of Portsmouth. The police set up a year long undercover operation to trap Mackenzie, but when one of the investigation's leading lights is put in hospital, Joe Faraday is drafted in to wrap things up. It should be a dream job but Bazza seems to be one step ahead of the investigation at every turn ..
DEADLIGHT (X Rated)
Freshly promoted to the elite Major Crimes Team, DI Joe Faraday is thrown into the deep end with the investigation into the murder of prison officer Paul Coughlin. Was the violent Coughlin killed by a recently released con he brutalised in prison? Or is his death a legacy of a wider, more savage violence from twenty years before? X rated, contains offensive language and graphic violence.
NO LOVELIER DEATH
A teenager throws a party while her parents are away. More than a hundred kids descend on Rachel's house in the affluent suburb. The party turns into a riot and before the night is over, Rachel and her boyfriend are dead. With a massive crime scene and over a hundred suspects, DI Faraday is confronted with a nightmare investigation. But someone else wants to find the killer...
DI Joe Faraday is called to the scene of a brutal death: the remains of a body have been found, chained to the railway line at Buriton tunnel. With no name and no obvious leads to follow, DC Paul Winter is ordered to trawl through the missing persons list, and two stories become entangled in the most bizarre way.
When Adam Bruce dies in an unexplained flying accident, his wife, Ellie, finds her life is torn apart. Their business appears to be near collapse and Ellie is drawn into a battle of wills with Adam's ex-business partner.
THE PRICE OF DARKNESS
DI Faraday is involved in two high-profile murders, when he becomes aware of a web of circumstantial evidence with profound implications for DC Paul Winter, who has gone undercover in order to infiltrate a drug ring. The relationship between the two men has never been easy. But now the time has come to bury their differences...
THE TAKE (X Rated)
Although they have just buried a colleague, the CID have no time to grieve. A disgraced gynaecologist is missing, and his maimed ex-patients make a lengthy suspect list. Added to this politicians are getting too involved in policing and causing headaches for DI Joe Faraday. X rated, contains offensive language and explicit sex.
When Emma Maloney reports her father's disappearance to the Portsmouth police, D I Joe Faraday suspects murder but his hunch is not enough to ask his already overworked squad to investigate.
No one liked Jake Kinsey. A rich man, he acquired Exmouth’s trophy penthouse flat, and now he’s dead. DS Jimmy Suttle, a newcomer to the Devon and Cornwall force from his old job on Major Crimes in Portsmouth, is the one detective who suspects that Kinsey has been killed, but there is very little evidence. Left to work alone, Jimmy is all too conscious that time is lengthening the odds against any kind of result. And with a wife embittered by the move to a remote country cottage, Suttle must gamble his own integrity against the mounting chaos of the lives around him.