Marriage or Murder? Three decades ago young Agnes Ventimiglia fell wildly in love with a gentle, handsome young man. Finally, the exhilarating night came when Agnes just knew he would pop the question. Agnes was wrong ... dead wrong. Now, Father Koesler is stalking a thirty year old murder mystery ddown a path of long repressed anger and explosive vengence. It rushed at Koesler headlong when a dying real estate magnate begged him to sever a scandalous affair involving his and Koesler's families. So, down that long hidden path goes Koesler, followed closely by Alonzo "Zoo" Tully, Detroit homicide copy Walter Koznicki, and a desperate killer..