This season finds Vera and Aiden investigating several mysterious deaths, including a park ranger found washed up on the shores of a remote wildlife reserve, a drug addict, a promising young journalism student, and a woman who had disappeared six weeks earlier. Despite her unconventional ways and abrasive personality, Vera continues to captivate in this long-running British drama that is "sheer heaven for fans of police procedurals" The Philadelphia Inquirer
. 4 episodes, 6 hours, 4 DVDs, SDH. Mature audiences.
Episode 1: Natural Selection
Vera is drawn into a suspicious death on Ternstone, a remote and inaccessible island off the coast of Northumberland, home only to numerous species of birds and the rangers who observe them.
Episode 2: Dark Angel
The body of a young man is discovered face down in a river by Thrunton Woods. But tracing the victim's identity proves difficult for Vera and her team.
Episode 3: Broken Promise
Vera is called to Northumberland University when a student plummets to his death from the top of a disused faculty building.
Episode 4: The Blanket Mire
Surveyors out on the Northumberland moors make a shocking discovery: the body of a young woman buried beneath the soil.
Packaging: Boxed Set
Run Time: 6 hours
Number of discs: 4
Foreign Language Subtitles: No
Color or B&W: Color
Region Code: 1
Aspect Ratio: 16:9
Audio Format: Stereo
Content disclaimer: Contains violence
Starring Brenda Blethyn, Kenny Doughty, Jon Morrison, and Riley Jones.
Blethyn is...excellent." —The Guardian (UK)
"A first-rate mystery series" —Library Journal