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.
Two mothers battle over what they think is right for their children.
Flynn tells Cross she doesn't want to lie about the shooting anymore.
Cross is suspicious when Flynn pulls an old case file.
Angie interrogates a mother who has killed her son's drug dealer.
Angie asks Sergeant Mark Cross why he transferred into Homicide.