1, 2, 3, 4 a body lies upon the floor.
5, 6, 7, 8 crime of passion, crime of hate?
Renowned mathematician Dr. Michael Townsend has been found lying dead on his office floor. As a world leader in the science of data encryption, Dr. Townsend has many secrets--secrets that could lead to a new understanding of the nature of the world, or to the deaths of many. The dead often carry their secrets to the grave, and someone is hoping that Dr. Townsend will stay quiet permanently. From the frozen seas of the Kamchatka Peninsula to the Middle East to the National Security Agency in Washington, Dr. Townsend has touched many lives. But who is the prime suspect?
"In Numbers Up, Kevin Clark skillfully interweaves conflicting designs: those of spies, killers, cops, blackmailers, bankers, arms dealers, and--maybe--the Designer of life. He has the reader sitting at the edge of his seat, contemplating the brutality of this world which, despite itself, hints of another." --Michael Behe, author of Darwin's Black Box.