The Crime Code : Violent crime has become a global epidemic, nowhere more so than in the United States. Everything from the death penalty to liberal reforms has failed. Nothing has been effective . . . until now. Project Conscience promises to be the solution. It is a bold attempt by a powerful group of scientists, politicians and senior law-enforcement personnel to use gene therapy to treat criminals and cure violent crime. But among their number are those with a more sinister agenda, who would go further and turn the dream of Project Conscience into the nightmare of Crime Zero. It is up to Luke Decker, a criminal psychologist disillusioned with the growing dependence of oil genetic science and Dr. Kathy Kerr, his onetime lover and ideological adversary, to fight this deadly new scheme, a scheme so ruthless in intent and so vast in scope that it will irrevocably change the evolution of mankind itself . . .