This series features Ülemkomissar (Chief Inspector) Jüri Hallmets, deputy head of CID in Tartu, Estonia. The books are set in the 1930s, as small but independent Estonia tries to survive in a Europe of predatory dictators. The first book in the series is A Bad Place for a View, is set in 1933, just as Hitler has come to power in Germany.

A Bad Place for a View