When local police detective, DS Dave Slater stumbles across a murder scene, key evidence soon seems to indicate unlikely hero Alfie Bowman is suspect number one. Slater’s boss, DI ‘Nasty’ Nash, is only too pleased to grasp this opportunity for revenge, and once again Alfie finds himself on the wrong side of Nash and his misuse of the law.
But Dave Slater’s had enough of DI Nash and his lust for revenge. When he becomes convinced it’s all a set-up and Alfie’s being framed, they join forces behind Nash’s back to try and find the answer.
Who wants to frame Alfie and why? Could Nash’s desire to get even with Alfie really have driven him this far? Or, are they missing something?More info →
When hopeless petty thief Billy Bumble is arrested and taken away in handcuffs by a vengeful DI Nash, Billy’s wife Allison turns to amateur sleuth Alfie Bowman, the only person she feels she can trust. But, when Alfie contacts his friend DS Dave Slater to try to find out what’s going on, he’s told Nash can’t have arrested anyone because he’s on gardening leave.
So, if Nash hasn’t arrested Billy, has he kidnapped him to exact revenge on Allison? With the local police reluctant to take Billy’s kidnapping seriously, this could be Alfie’s most dangerous case yet as, assisted by best mate Positive Pete, he attempts to find and rescue the unfortunate Billy Bumble.
Don't miss the awesome climax in which Nugent the Nutter turns hero, and an incredulous DS Dave Slater can’t believe the story he’s being told!More info →
Rumour has it London gangster Slick Tony is hiding out in Tinton and the Serious Crime Unit’s DI Jimmy Jones has been sent to lead the manhunt. Blissfully unaware that he has already crossed paths with fugitive Slick Tony, Alfie unwittingly discovers his hiding place when he sees the handsome stranger watching him through a bedroom window.
Then, out of the blue Alfie gets a strange phone call on behalf of girlfriend Sophia’s ‘husband’. But Sophia has always told Alfie she’s divorced, and when he asks her about it she’s adamant that she is divorced, but now they begin to realise that someone must have been watching them...
After days of surveillance and planning, the operation to apprehend Slick Tony is nearing its climax when Dave Slater makes a startling discovery and Sophia goes missing. Then, as Slater watches the whole operation begin to unravel before him, something quite unexpected makes him bolt from the house in a desperate race to get to the fugitive first.
What was Slick Tony doing in a quiet little town like Tinton? What would make Dave Slater break cover and race to get to Slick Tony first?More info →
Detective Sergeant Sarah Southall always jokes about wanting a juicy murder to investigate, but when the body of Miriam Daniels pops up the day after Sarah returns from maternity leave, the phrase ‘Be careful what you wish for’ seems appropriate. And as if murder wasn’t enough, the case quickly becomes intertwined with a spate of burglaries targeting single women.
As Sarah struggles to balance the demands of a complex murder investigation with her troubled family life, the revelation that the killer could be closer to home than she’d ever imagined possible makes her wonder if coming back to work was just a huge mistake.More info →
It’s been a slow start to business for private detectives and former police officers Dave Slater and Norman Norman, so when the case of a young woman’s disappearance arrives on their desk, they’re hopeful it could be just the break they need.
But it soon becomes clear that the man who reported her missing has his own secrets and motivations to hide – and with mysterious photographs, false IDs, and an unidentified body in the mortuary, a simple missing persons case becomes a tangled web involving local businessmen, undercover journalists, and conspiracies.
Will Slater and Norman be able to solve the mystery – and manage to stay safe – after finding themselves on the dark and seedy side of Tinton?More info →