In this gritty and darkly authentic detective thriller, Philip Madoc is the memorably charismatic Detective Chief Inspector Noel Bain - a man with a passion for defending the innocent, and an infallible instinct which even the sharpest criminal minds cannot match. Bain is a widower, and alongside the complex and frequently disturbing cases that come his way, he must also face the challenges of caring for his teenaged daughter, Hannah (Ffion Wilkins).
1. White Rocks A young mother is murdered at a holiday park and her seven-year-old son vanishes.
2. Gameboys A charred body leads to the discover of an underworld of sex, drugs and deception.
3. Rest Not Secure Noel Bain is taken hostage by an escaped prisoner with a demented plan.
4. Black Silence Noel Bain investigates the murder of a prostitute in his home town.
5. Son of His Works A murder is the link between a religious sect, a heroin dealer and a prominent judge.
6. Rachel Hardcastle Noel Bain becomes prime suspect in a convoluted case.