Motive returns for an exciting second season with gripping new cases featuring more complicated killers and intricate crime scenes. Homicide detective Angie Flynn is as determined as ever, and her pursuit for justice never falters. Her partner, Detective Oscar Vega, continues to be her rock with his no-nonsense attitude and methodical approach. Detective Brian Lucas is no longer the rookie at the station, a role he’s happy to hand over to the very keen and ambitious Officer Wendy Sung. And confident and charismatic new Team Commander Sergeant Mark Cross shakes up the station when he joins the team. He and Angie share a mysterious and strained connection, one she would prefer to leave in the past.
Flynn wonders if she can move forward as a cop.
When a crime novelist is murdered, one of her biggest fans is a suspect.
Flynn interrogates a trio of brothers who executed a real estate agent.
A body is found with holes from both bullets and blanks.
Samantha pressures Angie to be a character witness for Mark.
Who uses a horse as a weapon?
Two mothers battle over what they think is right for their children.
Flynn and Vega suspect a kitchen fire was not an accident.
Flynn tells Cross she doesn't want to lie about the shooting anymore.
An autoerotic accident may actually be murder.
Cross is suspicious when Flynn pulls an old case file.
Flynn wonders if they are dealing with a compassionate killer.
After a woman kills her cheating boyfriend, she learns she was tricked.
Flynn and Vega encounter a bloody crime scene.
A teenager murders her friend after she discovers the ultimate betrayal.
Flynn interrogates a teacher after the death of a student.