Eight puzzling murder cases keep good-natured Detective Inspector Jimmy Perez busy - and keeps the audience guessing - in the breathtakingly beautiful Shetland Islands. As Perez and the viewer quickly come to realize, not all is what it seems in this close-knit island community. Based on the best-selling Shetland novels by author Ann Cleeves.
Two-part murder mystery set on the Shetland Islands. DI Perez investigates when elderly Shetlander Mima Wilson is murdered on the archaeological site in the grounds of her croft.
2. Red Bones, Pt. 2
March 10, 2013
With two murders and no strong leads, can Detective Inspector Perez and his team apprehend the suspect before crowds descend on the Shetland Islands for Up Helly Aa?
3. Raven Black, Pt. 1
March 10, 2014
Old wounds are painfully reopened for the shocked residents of Ravenswick as Detective Inspector Jimmy Perez and his team look to a past crime to solve the present day murder of a young teenage girl.
4. Raven Black, Pt. 2
March 17, 2014
Detective Inspector Jimmy Perez believes he and his team are finally closing in on the killer as they discover what 17 year old Catherine Ross was hiding from everyone in the hours before her death.
5. Dead Water, Pt. 1
April 7, 2014
When an old acquaintance of Detective Inspector Jimmy Perez dies in a suspicious car accident on the island, he wonders whether his journalist friend had uncovered a story that cost him his life.
6. Dead Water, Pt. 2
April 14, 2014
After a second body is found brutally murdered on Shetland, Detective Inspector Jimmy Perez wonders if the two killings are connected to corporate greed and corruption on the island or to just one woman - Evie Watt.
7. Blue Lightning, Pt. 1
March 24, 2014
Perez returns to his childhood home after the murder of a scientist on the beautiful island of Fair Isle. Tensions run high as a storm on the mainland forces Perez to work in isolation - and compels all of the suspects to remain together under one roof.
8. Blue Lightning, Pt. 2
March 31, 2014
Time is running out for Detective Inspector Perez as prime suspect, Peter Latimer, lies critically ill in hospital. Was the fire a drunken accident, or was Peter Latimer the second victim of a murderer still free on Fair Isle?