'The God Machine' is a high tech industrial espionage thriller about a programmer who designs security applications. His supervisor sends him to Washington, DC to collaborate with a group of government agents on a project. During the job briefing, he discovers his conscience will t allow him to complete the assignment. To do so would jeopardize lives and/or violate the constitutional and privacy rights of thousands of people. The programmer flees carrying a company owned laptop which is essential to the operation. Teen to adult readers who enjoy action and intrigue will relish this book.