Crime investigations against a stunning seaside backdrop are at the heart of this entertaining new drama series following a high-flying solicitor who returns to live and work in the small town she escaped as a teenager.
As coroner, Jane Kennedy’s job is to investigate sudden or unexplained deaths in this beautiful English coastal community. With a new and intriguing case to investigate in each episode, starting with the discovery of a body, Jane finds herself having to work with old flame Davey Higgins, who is now the local detective sergeant.
The Coroner combines mystery and potential danger with the warm, lighthearted tone of Jane’s relationships with her colleagues, family and the local community. While Jane is talented and tenacious in seeking justice for the dead, her personal life is a bit more haphazard!
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Jane's fear of heights is put to the test when she and Davey investigate a skydiving accident and discover that someone has tampered with the parachute.
When building work at an abandoned cottage unearths a child's hidden remains, Jane uncovers other well-kept family secrets.
After a hoax callout, a volunteer in the Lighthaven lifeboat crew drowns. Jane suspects foul play, but Davey is sceptical - until other volunteers start to be targeted.
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.