Retired widows Connie and Sable Butterworth have set up a private investigating business. Their second case involves the suspicious death of Dolly Kendall. Dolly is found dead at her home, supposedly from an overdose of sleeping tablets. Connie had spoken to Dolly the previous day and knew something wasn't quite right with her. Dolly had been despondent, and it was obvious to Connie that something was bothering her.
It's always been a dream of Connie Butterworth's to be a private investigator. Now that she's retired, she makes that dream a reality and sets herself up as an investigator. With reluctant help from her sister-in-law, Sable, Connie takes on her first client. What starts out as a simple case of tracking down a missing person soon turns into an intriguing case of deception, phone hacking and murder.
Karis Booth uses her psychic abilities to solve a murder that is linked to a knitting pattern. A knitting class is held at the café which Karis co-owns with her sister, Erin. An old knitting pattern is brought into the café and Karis is immediately drawn to it. It’s not long before Karis starts to experience visions that are brought on by the pattern, and some of those visions reveal a murder will take place soon. With a sense of urgency, Karis tries to find out who owned the knitting pattern, and if that person is linked to the murder she witnessed.
Karis suspects something is wrong when her morning cup of tea has an unusually foul taste. She dismisses the thought and goes to the café she co-owns with her sister. There, she meets a builder called Howie McGarry. Shortly after meeting Howie, Karis has a vision that shows him being murdered by poisoned tea.
Karis Booth uses her psychic abilities to solve a murder which takes place at a wedding. Using money from her divorce settlement, Karis invests in her sister’s café. Not only are Karis and Erin planning to extend the café premises, they are going to hold regular craft evenings there too. A young woman, Bryony, asks if Karis and Erin can help her make a batch of wedding favours for her upcoming wedding. The sisters decide to use this as an opportunity to host their first craft evening – much to Bryony’s delight. During the craft evening, Karis receives a vision concerning Bryony and the wedding favours. It unsettles Karis to know Bryony has an enemy who wishes her harm. Things get worse when Karis foresees a murder taking place on Bryony’s wedding day. Will Karis be able to stop the murder? Or will she be too late?
Karis Booth has had psychic abilities for as long as she can remember. But this is the first time she’s used them to solve a murder. Karis decides it’s time to make peace with her estranged sister, Erin. With trepidation, she visits the café which Erin owns. To her great relief, Erin welcomes Karis back into her life with open arms. During their reconciliation, a young woman, Carmel, calls into the café with a bread delivery. As Karis watches Carmel, she experiences a strong psychic vision. She sees two shadows following Carmel....
Retired widows Connie and Sable Butterworth have set up a private investigating business. They are hired to investigate a suspicious insurance claim where the payout is £10 million. Aging rock star Juniper Vale is injured when stage equipment falls on her during a rehearsal. Her hands sustain severe damage and she's unable to play her famous guitar. Her husband, Ned, is the one who makes the claim for Juniper's hands.
Shannan is a young woman who just wants to be normal. Problem is that she has been cursed with visions, images of people she doesn't know and the harm that comes to them. She strives to live a normal life, go to school, and hang out with her boyfriend...but her mind keeps replaying images of a young girl and a creepy man following her. Neither the police nor her family believe her story until she sees the girl from her visions...and the serial killer... Is it all in her imagination or can she stop the crime from happening?
Retired widows, Connie and Sable Butterworth, have set up a private investigating business. Their fourth case sees them dealing with a local celebrity. Steven Stevens is the presenter of a consumer rights program. He is known for his persistence and dedication as he tracks down wrongdoers who have been tricking the public. His work has gained him many fans - and many enemies. Steven asks Connie and Sable to help him with his own problem. He is being blackmailed. Someone knows about his hidden past, and they're threatening to expose him.
Nerys and Dale Spencer have been together since they met at school. They are now happily married with children. Or so Connie thought. She is shocked to discover that Nerys has filed for divorce. After speaking to Nerys, Connie and Sable soon have misgivings about the solicitor Nerys hired. Before Connie and Sable can confront the solicitor, Bruno Ridgeway, they discover he's been murdered. And Dale Spencer is the prime suspect. Connie believes Dale to be innocent and sets out to prove it.
Four short mystery stories. Playing at Murder: It's always been a dream of Connie Butterworth's to be a private investigator. Now that she's retired, she makes that dream a reality and sets herself up as an investigator. With reluctant help from her sister-in-law, Sable, Connie takes on her first client. What starts out as a simple case of tracking down a missing person soon turns into an intriguing case of deception, phone hacking, and murder.
Christine is a young reporter investigating the case of her childhood friend who had gone missing over a decade earlier. She goes to her now abandoned home and notices strange markings around the dwelling. She soon meets an old homeless man who leads her into an abandoned part of town and gives her a choice...he can make up a story that will give her the scoop of a lifetime or she can find out what really happened to her friend....