On a hot July morning, in the midst of the tourist season in Dorset town called Broadchurch lost 11-year-old schoolboy Danny Latimer. His mother, Beth, begins to look for him when her best friend, Ellie Miller, a local police officer, comes from leave for work and discovers that a promotion, which she expected, goes to detective inspector Alec hardy, a newcomer with a reputation as a loser. When the body is Danny found under a picturesque cliffs that flank the city, the opposites collide.
And Miller and hardy are determined to solve the mystery of Danny's murder. Ellie may be too sympathizing people from her community, Alec as effectively, how much and dispassionately. When the news of the crime spreads through the city, runs a chain reaction that will attract will Broccardo attention of the whole country, pulling the light of the city, its inhabitants and their secrets.