A Cleveland man shot while driving his car sends detectives on a manhunt across four states to find his killer. In Miami, a man is gunned down in broad daylight but detectives have to rely on the tight-lipped citizens of Overtown to solve the murder.
In Miami, two men are found beaten and shot behind an abandoned house. As Det. TC Cepero digs deeper into the case he unearths more than one reason the men could have been killed.
In Miami, the homicide Unit's Team five works the murder of a hard working janitor, brutally stabbed to death in his own apartment. With no witnesses, they must rely on clues gathered at the crime seen to help then identify and track down their suspect. In Birmingham, Detective Chris Anderson investigates the murder of a man walking home after fixing a friend's car. With no physical evidence, Anderson gets help from the neighborhood to track down the suspect.
Filippo Brunelleschi was one of the leading architects and engineers of the Italian Renaissance, and is best known for his work on the Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore (the Duomo) in Florence.
Madame de Pompadour became the mistress of French King Louis XV in the mid-1700s. She greatly influenced French culture during this time, including decorative arts, architecture and statecraft.
Jacques Futrelle was a journalist and mystery writer who created the character Professor Augustus S.F.X. Van Dusen, also known as "The Thinking Machine." He died in the Titanic disaster.
Edward Gorey was an American illustrator best known for his cartoons of Edwardian children coming to macabre ends. He work can be seen in the animated credits of PBS' Masterpiece Mystery.
In his career, Benjamin Hooks worked as a lawyer, judge and minister. He was also a civil rights activist who later served as executive director of the NAACP.
Abraham Lincoln was the 16th president of the United States. He preserved the Union during the U.S. Civil War and brought about the emancipation of slaves.
Charlotte Mason was an American socialite and philanthropist who was an important patron of Harlem Renaissance figures, including Langston Hughes and Zora Neale Hurston.
Jean-Paul Sartre was a 20th century intellectual, writer and activist who put forth pioneering ideas on existentialism.