By Kyle Mills
Vibrant, younger, and bold, Quinn Barry desperately desires to be an FBI agent, whilst she courses databases within the basement of the J. Edgar Hoover development. yet Quinn's occupation -- and her existence -- are approximately to alter wildly. trying 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 approach have been rigorously programmed to overlook. A hyperlink that just about expenditures Quinn her activity, and shortly, her life...Pitted opposed to a conspiracy of unbelievable proportions, Quinn will fit wits opposed to strong executive forces that might use any capability essential to maintain their soiled secrets and techniques hidden -- secrets and techniques that would land her within the clutches of a sadistic, excellent madman who holds the main to all of it.
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I think it may be time to reevaluate our position …” Lowell let his voice trail off into the long silence that ensued. He had more to say—ten years’ worth of pent-up frustration. But now wasn’t the time. “We’re just stealing time now, Brad. 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.
Quinn had discovered the place by accident when she was attending the University of Maryland. Stumbling through a cobblestone alley with some friends at one-thirty in the morning, she’d decided that they needed another beer before leaving Baltimore and returning to the dorms. They’d pushed through the door of the first place they’d come to and spent the next two hours laughing hysterically and trying to play pool without falling on their faces. The next weekend they’d found themselves back at the little bar, locating it only by combining their spotty memories and patching together a crude map.
Her squeal was loud enough for everyone in the office to stop and turn in their direction. They both leaned forward, partially obscuring themselves behind Quinn’s desk and fighting to stifle a giggling fit. Finally, when she had regained some control, Katie gave Quinn’s hand a sympathetic squeeze. ” she repeated—in a whisper this time. ” Two Brad Lowell could feel the secretary’s eyes on him, but that wasn’t enough to get him to open the door and walk through. He took a deep breath and looked around at the spacious outer office, careful to avoid her curious gaze.