Nick Merrill, a graduate student at Tilton University, is working on his Ph.D. thesis, a study of some exciting new educational software he’s designed. Everything with school is going great, but his personal life is complicated. He’s having an affair with a faculty member and he’s dating another woman. His life gets even more stressful when the two women find out about each other. In the meantime, his thesis advisor has claimed authorship of the software Nick designed
Could life get any worse for Nick? Yes.
One night, Nick is killed. When Joel Williams, former police officer turned professor, finds out about his death, he becomes curious about the circumstances and decides to find out who killed the student and why.
With Williams’ help, the Tilton police discover evidence that links Nick’s death and the death of another person and subsequently, to the murderer.
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