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The Crimson Cipher (2010)
Susan Page Davis

A code breaker seeks to solve the mystery of the murder of her father, a math professor who had been working on an encryption device at the beginning of World War I in this "Christian adventure/romance".

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  4. Echoes from the Past by Edward Michel-Bird
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Mathematical Content:
1/5 (1 votes)
Literary Quality:
2/5 (1 votes)

GenreMystery, Adventure/Espionage,
MotifWar, Female Mathematicians, Romance,

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