The Inspector Lynley Mysteries - Nathaniel Parker and Sharon Small (the 2 stars) are incredible in this mystery series. The action is cerebral - very little gunplay and violence. A thinking person's mystery.
'The Inspector Lynley Mysteries' Barbara Havers: [admiring Stinhurst's enormous castle] Is your pad in Cornwall this big? Thomas Lynley: Size isn't everything, Havers, isn't that what you women keep telling us?
Inspector Lynley Mysteries ~ Upper-crust and Working Class team up in this series. Detective Inspector Thomas 'Tommy' Lynley, 8th Earl of Asherton (Nathaniel Parker) of Scotland Yard and Detective Sergeant Barbara Havers (Sharon Small). In addition to the tensions involved in solving murder cases, the series thrives on the characters' clashes regarding personality, gender, and class, as Lynley is an earl (a peer of the realm), and Havers comes from a working-class background.