The Ruth Rendell Mysteries Season 2
A Guilty Thing Surprised: Part One Wexford finds he is dealing with a very nasty case when nature-loving Elizabeth Nightingale is murdered on one of her nightly walks through the woods around Myfleet Manor.
A Guilty Thing Surprised: Part Two Reg Wexford tries to get to the bottom of Elizabeth Nightingale's baffling murder. While he doesn't realize that he has held the clue to solving the case in his hand for quite some time, it's vital information provided by an old friend that sets him on the right track and lets him have a clearer picture. But then there is Elizabeth's will, and things become even more complicated.
S02 E03Jul 2, 1988
A Guilty Thing Surprised: Part Three Jul 2, 1988 A long, sleepless night provides DCI Wexford with the long sought, final clue to solving the mystery of Elizabeth Nightingale's murder. But as he visits his main suspect, he is in for a surprise. A dark secret about love and deception and murder is revealed at last before Wexford can close the file on yet another solved murder case.
Shake Hands Forever: Part One Angela Hathall is murdered, but Wexford can find no motive and no suspect. Maybe she picked up a stranger who killed her?The line Wexford follows alienates not just his colleagues, including Mike Burden, but his wife, too.
S02 E05Sep 29, 1988
Shake Hands Forever: Part Two Sep 29, 1988
S02 E06Oct 6, 1988
Shake Hands Forever: Part Three Oct 6, 1988
S02 E07Dec 23, 1988
No Crying He Makes Dec 23, 1988 Wexford is called in when a woman's baby is taken from the High Street, and substituted for another.