Badgers Drift, a tranquil English village, is home to Miss Emily Simpson, a well liked spinster. But a stroll in the nearby woods brings an abrupt end to her peaceful existence. Who will be found responsible?
After the Midsomer Worthy's writers circle invite best-selling novelist Max Jennings to one of their meetings, their secretary Gerard Hadleigh, is found dead. Can DCI Barnaby unravel the truth?
At the corn exchange preparations are in full swing for the forthcoming production of Amadeus, unaware that the body of a local resident Agnes Gray, is about to be found floating in the river.
Blackmail, deceit and murder abound when a project to redevelop the old mill is struggling financially and many of the inhabitants of Morton Fendle believe that they've been conned out of a considerable amount of money.