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The plot of season 1 revolves around three women who are completely different, but they are united by a common cause. This is a young lab assistant Emma Hedges and 2 professors Sarah Gordon and Kathy Torrance. Young Emma got a job as a laboratory assistant in Dundee, but in addition to this, she was offered to take an online forensics course. The bottom line is that the participants are offered a fictitious murder case and they must solve it using forensic methods. This is a rather interesting proposal, so the girl agrees to take part in a virtual investigation. However, after the first module, Emma realizes that this is a real criminal case about the murder of her own mother, which happened many years ago. Now the girl has a chance to find the criminal and punish him. Therefore, she asks for help from professors Sarah Gordon and Kathy Torrance. And together they plunge into the investigation of the murder of many years ago.
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A fatal fire in a nightclub proves an ominous omen for Emma's return to Dundee. Her mother's unsolved murder comes into sharp focus, forcing Emma to turn to her new boss, Sarah, for support.
Glad of McKinven's help, Emma soon feels overwhelmed by the police interest and wonders what she's started. But when the stars align to put Daniel in her path, Emma feels a deep connection.
McKinven's initial enquiries ruffle feathers and a furious Julie chides Emma for dragging up the past. When Skye threatens Emma with a knife, it's clear that someone's hiding something.
Daniel's facing a culpable homicide charge for the Secrets fire and wants to protect Phil's reputation. But when Emma meets Phil for the first time, her instinct tells her to be wary of him.
Emma's accusation against Phil drives a wedge between her and Daniel. McKinven urges Emma to stop sleuthing, as he becomes certain that the person who killed her mother is known to her.
While Kathy oversees the excavation of Marie's grave, Daniel gives McKinven the lead he needs to make an arrest. But it's the exacting forensic science that finally brings peace for Emma.
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