Seven gripping dramas featuring forensic psychologist and memory expert Dr Joe Aston
Returning to his home town of Middlesborough on a six-month attachment to the Teesside police, criminal psychologist Joe Aston is called in for seven unusual and baffling cases. As a specialist in the controversial field of ‘recovered memory’, his skills are crucial: only he can uncover the truth by persuading victims, witnesses and suspects to remember what they’d rather forget….
In Doctor Joe Aston Investigates, the ‘recall man’ tackles the only suspect in a murder case: a scientist suspected of killing her boss.
Making Waves finds a confused diver claiming to have witnessed an old murder: can his memory be trusted?
In Over the Border, Aston probes a taxi driver who may be the sole witness to a gangland killing, but claims to remember nothing.
In Stepping Out, he finds his position under threat when rival psychologist Beth Webster is hired to investigate a spate of attacks on young women.
Taken by Surprise sees Aston resorting to unorthodox methods to secure an identification of the main suspect in a kidnapping case.
In Can’t See for Looking, a witness to an arson attack swears she saw a rhinoceros throwing a petrol bomb: can Aston discover what she really saw?
Finally, in Best Forgotten, the forensic psychologist uncovers fresh information about an unsolved robbery from 1952 – but the newfound facts have some unwelcome implications….