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In this fast-paced thriller of science and faith, power and murder, loss and redemption, geneticist Stephen Bishop discovers proof of God's existence in the human DNA. He asks his friend and former government cyber-intelligence analyst Dan Lawson to help protect what he has discovered so he can continue his work and save his daughter Ava's life. Someone is out to get the data that promises to unlock the secrets of life when Stephen is found dead.
Number of Pages: 432
Vendor: Howard Books
Publication Date: 2016
|Dimensions: 6.00 X 9.00 X 9.00 (inches)|
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Dan Lawson, a former government cyber-intelligence analyst, is surprised to be contacted by his estranged friend Stephen Bishop, a renowned geneticist. Stephen says that he’s discovered amazing information within DNA, including evidence of a creator, and needs Dan’s help to protect his findings. Dan is skeptical and wonders whether he is being manipulated, or if the recent illness of Stephen’s only child, Ava, has caused his childhood friend to fall back on religion for answers to questions best left to science. Spurred by his desire for proof that life has meaning, however, Dan puts aside his doubts and agrees to help.
When an experiment goes terribly awry, Dan realizes he must get to the bottom of Stephen's discoveries. With the help of Trish Alighieri, a pediatric oncologist trying to save Ava’s life, Dan desperately searches for answers—including whether the human soul can survive science’s conquest of nature.
"As compelling as it is thought-provoking, The Soul of the Matter keeps the reader glued to the page to the very end."
Full of unexpected twists and turns, The Soul of the Matter will leave readers wondering how this fast-paced thriller marked by the compelling combination of science, suspense, redemption, and faith could possibly be Buffs debut novel.
"A thriller that will have you thinking and questioning everything long after you read the last page."
"Daring and insightful, Bruce Buffs The Soul of the Matter races deftly across the latest battlefield between faith and reasonthe secrets of creation itself. This gutsy debut thriller posits there is more to DNA than chemistry and some codes were not meant to be broken."
"A riveting read that thrills with breakneck pacing while raising fundamental questions about what it means to be human. Thought-provoking on many levels, Bruce Buff's stellar debut will open your mind to incredible possibilities. Fans of Michael Crichton and Dan Brown are sure to savor this novel."
"A creative, sophisticated, and thought provoking thriller... Bruce Buff has done a fabulous job exploring today's tense no-man's land between science and religion, asking and answering exciting questions about what the universe and mankind are all about and why we're here."