As Chief Inspector of the elite State Homicide Squad, Rankin's job takes him all over the state.
Follow his year as he battles crimes that test his skill as an investigator – crimes from the murder of 2 tourists in North Queensland to the cold case of a woman suspected of the murder of four husbands, and many more cases.
A gripping story of Lust, Greed and Murder cases that challenge the police; told through the eyes of Rankin. After two successful years filling country postings, Detective Senior Constable Vergil John Rankin had been transferred to the State Police Headquarters. Sick of investigating petty crime, he followed a lead he stumbled onto during a car theft investigation that led to a murder suspect.
Who is Gonzo? This mysterious man with no past has the police in America on a frantic chase to find his real identity. In Australia the hi-jacking of a plane with hostages and a precious cargo, the loss of which threatens the economy of many countries, sets the Australian police on a search that leads them to other countries.
Could there be a connection?