What if the plague of violent crime could be eradicated fron the earth forever?
What if the cure was more lethal than the disease?
The death penalty is no deterrent. Prison reform has proven useless. With violent crime on a steady rise, a powerful cabal of scientists, politicians, and law-enforcement officials is looking to Project Conscience as a solution.
A criminal psychologist with the FBI, Luke Decker is disgusted by his superiors' decision to embrace the controversial venture while ignoring its Possibly dangerous consequences. But shocking revelations whispered to him by a condemned killer on death row have plunged Decker into the terrifying intricacies of a monstrous conspiracy. Now his only ally is brilliant geneticist Dr. Kathy Kerronce Decker's lover, more recently his ideological adversary -- the brains behind the original Project Conscience. What they face is a potential catastrophe so vast and formidable, it threatens to alter forever the course of human evolution -- as the dream of peace and security morphs horribly into the nightmare of. . .