Vera takes a look into a suspicious fire that rips through a holiday park on the Northumberland coast. Three cabins are destroyed and the body of a woman is discovered inside inside one of them.
Following the discovery of the remains of a teenage girl half-buried in a Northumberland wood, Vera and her team end up looking into a thirty-year old mystery.
Vera and Aiden take a look at the death of an unidentified man found in a slurry pit on a remote Northumberland farm. Owner Danny Pryor and his assistant Milosh Beqiri have no choice but to admit that they use a number of illegal Serbian workers.
Owen Thorne falls off the roof of a multi-storey car park whilst picking up his daughter from her school prom. It looks like a case of foul play but his wife Ellie insists he was a good man and loving father to their children who they are in the middle of adopting.