THE SECRET OF KILLER’S KNOB

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RELIGIOUS SUSPENSE / THRILLER MYSTERY SUSPENSE/THRILLER ACTION CRIME

2000s

Darrell Case

Logline

A serial killer has made the knob his private burial ground. Sheriff Buck Olson makes a silent promise to the latest victim that he will find her killer. Can he keep his promise? In the end, only one of them will survive.

Genre

Religious, Suspense / Thriller,,Mystery,Suspense/Thriller,Action,Crime

Target Audiences

Age: 18-34

Target Gender: Universal,Male Leaning

Setting

Kentucky

Based on a True Story

No

Publishing Details

Status: No

Year Published: 2015

Starting Description

Was she here, watching her murderer preparing to bury her? He shivered at the thought, yet it was not an entirely unwelcome sensation. With an eye on the thickening storm clouds, he hauled up the corpse and continued climbing the hill. Reaching the top, he shook her off.

Ending Description

Whirling, Eric fired, striking Buck in the chest and propelling him backward into the concrete wall. Aiming at the killer’s face, Buck squeezed the trigger. He kept firing until the pistol was empty. Then he yielded to the darkness enfolding him. From far away he heard voices, then nothing.

Group Specific

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Hard Copy Available

No

ISBN

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Mature Audience Themes

Extreme Violence

Plot - Other Elements

Happy Ending

Plot - Premise

Overcoming Monster/Villain

Main Character Details

Name: Buck Olson

Age: 56

Gender: Male

Role: Protagonist

Key Traits: Aggressive,Confident,Decisive,Faithful,Honorable,Leader,Religious,Masculine

Additional Character Details

Name: Eric Holman

Age: 42

Gender: Male

Role: Antagonist

Key Traits: Criminal,Secretive,Sarcastic,Villainous,Insecure,Desperate

Additional Character Details

Name: Chief Deputy Rodney

Age: 50

Gender: Male

Role: sidekick

Key Traits: Honorable,Heroic,Faithful,Religious,Skillful,Clumsy

Additional Character Details

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Logline

A serial killer has made the knob his private burial ground. Sheriff Buck Olson makes a silent promise to the latest victim that he will find her killer. Can he keep his promise? In the end, only one of them will survive.

Short Summary

Was she here, watching her murderer preparing to bury her? He shivered at the thought, yet it was not an entirely unwelcome sensation. With an eye on the thickening storm clouds, he hauled up the corpse and continued climbing the hill. Reaching the top, he shook her off.


Whirling, Eric fired, striking Buck in the chest and propelling him backward into the concrete wall. Aiming at the killer’s face, Buck squeezed the trigger. He kept firing until the pistol was empty. Then he yielded to the darkness enfolding him. From far away he heard voices, then nothing.

Development Pitch

For a hundred years, Killer’s Knob was the final resting place of victims of brutal murders. It began when, coming home to find his wife in bed with the hired man. Jacob Adams slaughtered the two of them along with his entire family. Now a serial killer has made the knob his private burial ground. Sheriff Buck Olson makes a silent promise to the latest victim that he will find her killer. Can he keep his promise? As he slowly unravels the killer’s identity, Buck finds himself in a game of cat-and-mouse, with the killer as the cat. In the end, only one of them will survive.

About The Author

Darrell Case writes books he would love to read. Fast paced thrillers mysteries that keep you on the edge of your seat. When he and his wife Connie watch a movie, he always wants to fast forward to the action. Yet his books are written from a Christian perspective. According to Darrell, the best thing about being a writer is you get to be the first reader. Darrell and his wife Connie make their home in central Indiana.

Core Theme

Overcoming Monster/Villain,

Characters

Main Character

Name: Buck Olson

Age: 56

Gender: Male

Role: Protagonist

Key Traits: Aggressive,Confident,Decisive,Faithful,Honorable,Leader,Religious,Masculine

Character 1

Name: Eric Holman

Age: 42

Gender: Male

Role: Antagonist

Key Traits: Criminal,Secretive,Sarcastic,Villainous,Insecure,Desperate

Character 2

Name: Chief Deputy Rodney

Age: 50

Gender: Male

Role: sidekick

Key Traits: Honorable,Heroic,Faithful,Religious,Skillful,Clumsy

Supplemental Materials