By Kyle Mills

Vivid, younger, and impressive, Quinn Barry desperately desires to be an FBI agent, whilst she courses databases within the basement of the J. Edgar Hoover construction. yet Quinn's profession -- and her existence -- are approximately to alter wildly. checking out a brand new software, Quinn's computing device savvy turns up a mysterious DNA hyperlink between 5 grotesque murders. A hyperlink that the previous FBI process have been rigorously programmed to overlook. A hyperlink that almost expenditures Quinn her activity, and shortly, her life...Pitted opposed to a conspiracy of incredible proportions, Quinn will fit wits opposed to strong executive forces that might use any capacity essential to retain their soiled secrets and techniques hidden -- secrets and techniques that may land her within the clutches of a sadistic, really good madman who holds the foremost to all of it.

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He silently circled her, obviously unimpressed by what she thought was a terrific compromise. “I just don’t get it, Quinn. ” Quinn wasn’t sure how to respond to that, or if it indeed demanded a response. She just stood there and blinked a few times. When David stopped directly in front of her and slid his hands into the pockets of his unimaginative but vaguely stylish slacks, she finally managed to shake off her stupor. ” Though he was not the most perceptive man she’d ever met, the coldness in her voice wasn’t lost on him.

We both know it,” Price said finally. ” “Yes, sir. ” Lowell had known that his words wouldn’t change anything. But he’d felt compelled to speak up, to go on record. “If we double the size of your team? ” Lowell shifted uncomfortably in his chair. He knew what Price wanted to hear, but he wasn’t willing to hide the uncertainty he felt. “I don’t know, sir. I just don’t know. There’s a risk to bringing in more people. ” Price jotted something on his calendar. “Draw up a short list, Brad. ” Three Quinn Barry was still smiling when she walked back into the FBI’s computer center.

She’d pretty much used the same search algorithm as before—the main modifications related to hardware compatibility. After five minutes of uninterrupted concentration, it still didn’t make any sense. She wouldn’t have been surprised if the whole system had crashed. Or if her program hadn’t found any connections at all. Or even if it had found an infinite number of connections. But five? What was that all about? The sudden pressure of a hand squeezing her shoulder startled her enough to make her throw her pen at her computer screen.

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