The Simulacrum: Creationism, Evolution and Intelligent Design
After discovering a human fossil and a dinosaur fossil found together, paleontologist Wayne Oakford is murdered. His niece, Mary Dillard, believes the killer was another scientist. She hires a private detective, Gunnar Schofield. While travelling across the country, the pair learns that a secret society of scientists is falsifying the fossil record to discredit creationism and support Darwinism.