They look like polar opposites at first blush, they do. She's petite and classy; he's built like a polar bear and dresses like a toupee salesman. She's reserved and cold to the point of complete isolation; he sees himself as the life of every party, preferably ones to which he wasn't invited.
But Jane Tennison and Edward "Fitz" Fitzgerald are two British law-enforcement lions in winter. They drink too much, rub too many important people the wrong way, and are never more comfortable than when they're on the trail of a murderer.
And within the next two weeks, we may never see them again.
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