The landlord of The Captain's Pipe, Tam Bryant is renovating the place after winning the West Country Pub of the Year - but following a public row with rival Mick is found dead, covered by a rockfall, in an isolated cove.
Jane and Davey are left wondering if the building work above his pub, being carried out by his ex-wife Roz and her new husband Brian could be to blame.
Jane and Davey quiz Tam's new wife Claire to find out what's really happening in this blended family: is it really all as amicable as it seems?
Meanwhile, they discover how Tam got to the cove, when investigators uncover a hidden smugglers tunnel. When Jane is forced to confess to Davey that she saw Mick sneak back into the house into the early hours, he's taken in for questioning. Judith tells Jane to find out what really happened and clear Mick's name otherwise she can find somewhere else to live...