St. Michael's College, Cambridge, is prestigious, stately, and in frightful disrepair. To replenish its dwindling coffers, the College's Master holds a fundraising weekend for wealthy alums. But all goes awry when gorgeous, successful Lexy Durant is found strangled on the grounds. There's a lengthy list of likely suspects, and as DCI St. Just weighs clashing egos, he discovers unsavory secrets . . . and a most shocking twist.