1. The Price Of Revenge | Hämndens pris
Two patrolling cops stumble upon three criminals who have just stolen large amounts of explosives, and are killed in cold blood. Martin Beck and his team must work day and night to find out who the killers are and what they are planning to do with the explosives before it’s too late. Meanwhile, Gunvald Larsson, who was a close friend of one of the murdered cops, is breaking all the rules in his quest for revenge.
2. The Man Without A Face | Mannen utan ansikte
A man is found dead, stabbed to death with a knife. The shocking thing is that his face has been removed. After questioning his wife, who described the marriage as happy, also said that a mysterious foreign man had knocked on their door the day before the murder. Beck and his men are given the case.
3. The Cartel | Kartellen
When a restaurant owner is murdered, Martin Beck and his colleagues are pulled into the criminal catering industry.
4. The Hermit | Enslingen
An Asian woman is found dead in Stockholm’s archipelago. She has been murdered and everything indicates that she was a prostitute. Meanwhile a series of break-ins has occurred on an island outside of Stockholm, and a retired old man is found dead in his own yard. Now Beck has two cases to solve and they both point in the same direction.
5. Unknown Sender | Okänd avsändare
Martin Beck, Gunvald Larsson and Alice Levander investigate the mysterious murder of an accountant who was found shot dead at the airport car park. At the same time a reporter receives a package from an anonymous source, with information regarding the embezzlement of funds that should have been used for the repair of nuclear reactors. When the reporter contacts Beck, his home gets blown up by a bomb.
6. Ad Man | Annonsmannen
A man is raping women after having met them through ads on public noticeboards. At first this seems like an easy crime to solve for Martin Beck and his colleagues but they soon discover that the motives are far more complex.
7. The Boy In The Glass Ball | Pojken i glaskulan
The mother of an autistic boy is found murdered in her home. The boy is holding the murder weapon, covered in blood.
8. Last Witness | Sista vittnet
A series of grisly murders where the victims’ faces have been removed by acid start to turn up around Stockholm. Detective Martin Beck and Gunvald Larsson are once again drawn into the darkness.