We love Vera series so on a recent trip to Shetland we learned about this series. Its is a true homage to the lovely Shetland country side and people and a riveting crime drama. It has the same twists and turns you expect from Ann Cleeves but with even more compelling characters. "British" crime drama is a leap ahead of US television in plotting and character and this is the best of the lot. Characters you can believe. who grow with each season . The scenery and locals around Shetland do the "country' proud.