The Forbidden List by David Grace
Approx. 127,290 words.
Published on September 17, 2009.
More than sixty years ago revolutionary technology was consigned to the Forbidden List to be kept secret forever.
Then Deputy Assistant Undersecretary of Defense, Daniel Rivers, stumbled across it and plotted to make a fortune from its release. Rivers' scheme was discovered and he was silenced with a commitment to a Psychiatric Clinic. Then they discovered that a copy of the file was missing.