When football and greed collide, the result is sudden death...|
In football-obsessed Ann Arbor, the University of Michigan President's Weekend is the biggest event of the season. And this year, computer consultant Anneke Haagen is swept up in the festivities-- her boyfriend, police lieutenant Karl Genesko, is set to be honored as one of Michigan's brightest former football stars. But the weekend quickly sours when Zoe Kaplan, a Michigan Daily student sportswriter, breaks the story of an NCAA probe of UM recruiting...and hours later the agency's investigator turns up murdered on the sacred turf of the stadium end zone.
Genesko finds himself at the head of the investigation, and Anneke can't resist applying her computer skills and analytical mind to the mystery herself. What she finds is a tangle of secrets, lies, and shady deals, with the deepest alumni pockets in the thick of it. And with the university's reputation and big money program at stake, she'd better find the killer's playbook, before she's the next to be sacked...