A Penny For The Ferry Man Case 28 Murray Barber is a private investigator with a difference, he can hear the dead speak. Along with his friend Jeff, from C.I.D. and the 'late' Jake Kelly, he solves a number of cases. After the death of his Aunt Pam, Murray is reunited with his brother, Martin, together they discover the history behind the riverside cottage that is part of their inheritance. The tenant that had watched the neighbours and the sister that went missing decades before.