Crime drama following high-flying solicitor Jane Kennedy as she takes over the job of coroner in the English coastal town she escaped from as a teenager. A solicitor returns to the seaside town she left as a teenager to take up the post of coroner, becoming an advocate for the dead as she investigates sudden, violent or unexplained deaths.
Jane's fear of heights is tested when she and Davey investigate a skydiving accident.
Building work at an abandoned cottage unearths a child's hidden remains.
After a hoax callout, a volunteer in the Lighthaven lifeboat crew drowns.
A local journalist claims that there is a big cat on the moors, but nobody believes him.
Mick's rival landlord is found dead on the beach, and Jane must try to clear his name.
A death in custody brings Jane face to face with notorious child killer Sidney Sutton.
A window cleaner is found dead next to a sports car he doesn't own.
To explain the death of a recluse, Jane must first solve the disappearance of a playboy.
Lighthaven's Pirate Festival provides the perfect cover for a robbery.
When a teenager is found dead at the foot of a tower, Detective Sergeant Davey Higgins believes it was a tragic suicide, but Coroner Jane Kennedy thinks there is more to the case than meets the eye.
When a body washes up on the shore, Jane is convinced it's a botched sea burial, but Davey believes otherwise. With a steak at stake, both are determined to prove each other wrong.
When the town's new mayor is found dead in a hotel room, Jane's quest for the truth puts her own life in danger.
A popular local businessman is shot dead by a sniper in public. Davey is forced to watch as an officer from the Metropolitan Police takes over his investigation and then makes a move on Jane.
When a treasure hunter is found dead in his own home, Jane wonders whether one of his colleagues wanted the loot for themselves, while the locals fear it was something more supernatural...
A man is found dead in a shipwrecked container on the beach. Davey is convinced it was an unfortunate accident, but Jane fears darker forces might be responsible.
The sleepy town of Lighthaven is stunned when a teenage girl returns from the dead. Where has she been for a whole year? And who was buried in her place?
When the patriarch of the local aristocratic family is found stabbed to death, Jane and Davey investigate and find themselves revisiting an embarrassing chapter of their teenage romance.
When a man is found dead in a walk-in freezer, Jane and Davey's relationship is tested to the limit as they clash over who they think is responsible.
A woman drops dead in the build-up to a Latin dance festival in Lighthaven. As Jane and Davey argue over what they think happened, the body mysteriously vanishes from the mortuary.