Personal Demons (The Jake Helman Files, Book 1) by Gregory Lamberson

By Gregory Lamberson

Jake Helman, an elite member of the hot York distinctive murder activity strength, faces what each cop dreads—an elusive serial killer. whereas investigating a chain of bloodletting sacrifice rituals performed via an ominous culprit referred to as the Cipher, Jake refuses to undergo a drug try and resigns from the police division. whereas fighting a cocaine dependancy, Jake starts off a high-pressure place because the director of defense at Tower overseas, a arguable genetic-engineering corporation. underneath the polished external of the company id and the CEO—who has a name because the frontiersman at the innovative of science—is a deranged brain. As Jake delves deeper into this scary laboratory, he discovers even more than unethical practices played within the identify of human development. Sequestered in rooms veiled in secrecy is the worst crime the realm will ever see—the robbery of the human soul. frightening and grotesque, it is a gripping, suspense-filled novel that gives severe arguments approximately technology, ethics, and human lifestyles

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When he was clearheaded and had none of the stuff in him, he realized that his delight in the dreams meant he was losing hold of reality. He was accepting fantasy for experience, and that horrified him. He was quite aware that he yearned for the dreams because they were the only way he could ever know sexuality; they were an entire world he had never envisioned or expected to experience. But this alone, he argued, was no reason to give in to them. His life had been built on battles, and if he were to lose one to a mere chemical substance when he had won so many against tough human adversaries, it was all a sham.

You made a mistake going to Miss London for this. She just has no concept of how to be devious. Sure, Kealy hates me, but he fears me more. There were other men who would have sold me out. " At first Ti was intensely pleased at the implication that they were not going to kill him. Then he realized that they would forgo that alternative only if Jon Margle had come up with something even more frightening. " he asked, hoping he would hear the alternative now, would not have to lie here and wonder about it.

Ti held the hands on him a moment more, then released them lest he kill the man. Without looking up, he directed the servos at the door where Margle had been waiting, hoping to catch the man off guard. "Nice try," Margle said from behind him, near the bed. " Ti turned, discouraged, and saw the Brother holding the same ornate throwing knife he had used to cow the mutant days earlier. The moment of hope that had flowered in him low withered and died, rotted down in the depths of him. He turned and went back to the bed, with his servos floating to either side.

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