A player is bludgeoned to death on the fairway at an exclusive local golf club. Barnaby and Jones uncover a world of intense snobbery, illicit gambling and a history of unreported assaults.
When a former agent is murdered after a cricket match in Midsomer Parva, Barnaby's past as a spy is revealed. Barnaby links the murder to some spies who operated in Cold War Berlin but finds the investigation harder than he thought.
DCI Barnaby finds himself investigating a crime committed in the art world after a man is murdered following the sale of painting.
A cat burglar is on the loose, but what connects the victims? And has the burglar, dubbed "the Creeper", now resorted to murder?
A Badger's Drift schoolteacher thinks that she is having intruders at night. A couple of days later a local man is found murdered in her garden. Barnaby and Jones go in search of the killer.