Undertaker Francis Hancock enters the world of Romany gypsies in a tale of murder, magic and Nazi spies set in Epping Forest during the Blitz.
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AN ACT OF KINDNESS
A young Asian couple move into a dilapidated house in Upton Park. Nasreen, spends her time working alone on the house, whilst her husband Abdullah goes to work. When Nasreen's friend, a homeless man, disappears she reaches out to the Arnold Detective Agency. Mumtaz Hakim begins to dig into Abdullah's past and into the house itself which, she finds, holds its own grim secrets.
BELSHAZZAR'S DAUGHTER (X Rated)
Leonid Meyer is found murdered in his flat in Balat, Istanbul’s decrepit Jewish quarter. But Inspector Cetin Ikmen is quick to eschew the obvious conclusion that this is a racist attack. The evidence leads to two people. But another link connects ninety-year-old Russian émigré, Maria Gulcu, who thinks she possesses a secret worth killing for…X rated, contains graphic violence and explicit sex.
Private Investigator Lee Arnold and Superintendent Paul Venus are by no means friends, but when Venus' son Harry is kidnapped, the Superintendent doesn't know who else to turn to. Arnold and his partner Mumtaz Hakim soon find themselves chasing leads into several of the East End's uneasily coexisting communities. The truth, however, is stranger and more dangerous than either Arnold or Hakim imagine.
A PASSION FOR KILLING (X Rated)
A serial killer is stalking the streets of Istanbul, seemingly targeting gay men. A man is found dead in a hotel room, a single stab wound in his heart. Could he be a victim of the Peeper? X rated, contains offensive language and explicit sex.
Ex-soldier Lee Arnold and his assistant Mumtaz Hakim run a detective agency in London's ethnically diverse, crime-ridden East End. Mumtaz is approached by an Egyptian woman, Salwa, whose husband is in Belmarsh Prison on terrorism charges. Salwa convinces Mumtaz of her husband's innocence and persuades her to go undercover to prove it. But Salwa is not what she seems. Trapped in an old tunnel that leads to the London docks, will Mumtaz escape with her life?
A PRIVATE BUSINESS (X Rated)
London is hosting the 2012 Olympics, yet surrounding the glamorous Olympic Park are some of the most deprived areas of the city. PI Lee Arnold works in these streets, in a community fraught with tensions. Arnold is hired by a controversial stand-up comedian who believes she is being followed. Are her fears justified? X rated, contains offensive language.