A gifted, female cellist (40+) who's suffers Synesthesia (a brain anomaly that fuses her senses of sight and sound ) falls in love with a brilliant neurologist and the inventor of Electric Laughter (a sophisticated, watch-like device that triggers laughter in the brain). They split up due to an unfortunate situation, which involves his public double.
When his public double gets murdered during a televised parade, he goes into hiding believing that his life and hers is in danger. He emerges five years later to see her play with the Symphony, but before they can reunite up close, he’s arrested for the murder of his double, a crime he didn’t commit.
The only other person who knew about the arrangement was his mentor, a man of questionable integrity and immense power and wealth who is trying to get him proven insane and committed to an asylum to save his life. She joins forces with an elderly South American woman with roots as a shaman to enhance her clairvoyance and uncover the truth that will set him free. (Also a novel)