The brutal murder of a Midsomer postman brings Barnaby and Troy to Goodman's Land. They soon learn that the deceased was a notorious womaniser, and that the village is full of jealous husbands who could all be suspects. With the help of local community officer WPC Jay Nash; the detectives must uncover the secrets hidden beneath the surface of this picturesque and usually sleepy hamlet. But the case becomes even more complicated when a second villager is found dead. Are the murders connected to a current grievance or do they relate to the less recent history of Goodman's Land?