Playboy architect Michael Gifford has been found strangled in his car and the only clues to the murder are his diary and a car park ticket. The diary shows that Gifford had regular assignations in the car park and a telephone number proves to be that of a local insurance company, although Gifford did not have a policy there. The plot thickens as Morse and Lewis uncover a love triangle involving the dead man.--Container.
Inspector Morse returns when a schoolgirl from a wealthy family is missing. Morse is convinced she has been murdered and his investigations reveal that there is more going on at her exclusive school than meets the eye. But before he has unravelled the mystery, he finds another murder on his hands.
Some valuable paintings of an erotic nature are stolen from the home of Sir Julius Hanbury, and Sir Julius himself has mysteriously disappeared. Morse and Sergeant Lewis delve into the minds and the morals of the aristocracy in their attempt to solve this baffling case.
Chief Inspector Morse matches wits with a dangerous escaped mental patient who is a master of disguise. Morse also has to deal with growing Satanism in Oxfordshire. He is helped in the hunt by his psychiatrist, who appears to be a target.
A precious jewel known as The Wolvercote tongue is missing and its owner has been found dead in a hotel room. Morse suspects foul play, despite the pathologist's report that she died of a heart attack.
The Lovers Lane Killer is dead. The man accused of murdering five people has himself been killed in a prison fight before his trial. The body of Karen Anderson, supposedly the killer's fifth victim, was never found. Although her bag was recovered at the bottom of the lake at Blenheim, Morse is convinced that Karen's remains are in Wytham Woods. When a body is discovered at Blenheim, Morse and Sergeant Lewis are on the case. Will the woods at Wytham...
While celebrations are taking place at the new college building at Oxford, Morse and Lewis look into the murder of a freelance journalist, who was working on an article about college benefactor Bayden.
Himself a real ale buff, Inspector Morse investigates foul play at a family-run brewery. The old-fashioned Radford Brewery is the subject of an unwelcome takeover bid by a huge multi-national, when a member of the current board dies suspiciously.
"On a June morning in 1859, the body of a young woman was found by the Oxford Canal. In the present day, recovering after an operation in hospital, Morse is visited by Adele Cecil (Judy Loe) and American scholar Millie Van Buren (Lisa Eichhorn) whose book on the murder becomes his preoccupation. Morse soon becomes convinced that the two boatmen publicly hanged for the murder of the respectably married Joanna Franks were the victims of a gross miscarriage...