Crime drama series. DCI Barnaby and his temporary DS Jamie Winter must unravel a sinister web of lies from both past and present in order to catch a killer in the ghost village of Little Auburn, left derelict and untouched since WWII. As three groups fight over the village's future, the decision rests with local landowner Roderick Craven. One of those involved in the dispute is run over by a tank while cycling home. When more deaths subsequently occur, can Barnaby find the link between them and stop the killings?