When Sonia Woodley is stabbed two years after the death of her abusive husband Gerald, Barnaby and Jones investigate - and the village starts to reveal its secrets.
Barnaby joins a trip from Midsomer Parva to Brighton because he's suspicious about a land deal planned by Causton's mayor. During the visit, a hated property developer is beheaded.
During a master class for talented young musicians held by famous pianist Sir Michael Fielding, prodigy Zoe Stock is shocked to witness a woman drowning in the river.
When Midsomer Morchard's very own boxer John Kinsella wins a world title in New York, the success stirs up hidden passions among the villagers.
A planning dispute turns to murder after a leading light in the Midsomer Conservation Society suspects her neighbors are involved in a money-making development scam.
Barnaby reluctantly accompanies Joyce on a spa weekend to Swavely Manor. But as he attempts to de-stress, a woman is found dead in the floatation chamber.