Riveting mystery novel from Kevin Clark - From the back cover of the book: "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 touched many lives. But who is the prime suspect? (Recommended for high school students to adults). Copyright 2008. 5.5 x 8.5 inches. Soft cover. 321 pp.