A passion for solving difficult cases makes Franco Soneri Ferrara's best investigator but also it's most difficult. At crimes scenes he stands apart, inscrutable, chomping on a cigar and trying to see what others are missing. He's brusque and irascible but he and his team manage to discover what others would like to keep hidden: addictions, pedophilia, secret loves, and even old injustices left over from World War II. His skill at the job may help him get at the truth, but it takes it's toll on his relationship with the beautiful Ukrainian lawyer, Angela Cornelio. Filmed on location in the atmospheric countryside of northern Italy, these mysteries are based on the bestselling crime novels by Valerio Varesi. Episode 1: The Winter Sea - Two senior citizens are found at the bottom of the river in their car. Was it suicide... or homicide? Episode 2: Lost Children - Inspector Soneri offers to take an orphan boy home with him in an effort to solve a murder case. Episode 3: No Sign of Stopping - Inspector Soneri investigates a hit-and-run fatality, and he and Angela discuss the idea of starting a family. Episode 4: A Doll's House - Soneri investigates the brutal killing of a prostitute, while Angela travels back to Kiev for personal as well as professional reasons. Episode 5: Parental Rating a popular teenaged girl from a well-known family is found killed. Inspector Soneri and his team learn that she was making secret trips to Bologna. Episode 6: False Papers Inspector Soneri is all ready for a reassignment to headquarters in Rome, when a case comes up he can't walk away from. A local high-profile attorney is found dead in his apartment, and there seems to be a connection between him and Soneri's ex-girlfriend, Angela.