He is a reclusive history professor with musical hallucinations, she a headstrong professor of religion. Earlier, they solved a campus murder, but now police say they formed two-thirds of an illicit love triangle with a newly-murdered female colleague and ... are probably guilty of her murder. A leak of the alleged scandal to the college administration threatens their jobs. Now their desperate attempt to prove themselves innocent of the triangle and the murder, plunges them into a tangle of unsavory corporate relationships among college trustees, putting their lives in danger. Can this ill-matched pair's stumbling efforts succeed against the entrenched efforts of the police, the college's incompetent administration, and the powerful but unseen forces of a criminal organization? If not, they may end up unemployed, in prison, or suffering a fate much worse . . .