The Hallucigenia Project

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APOCALYPTIC CRIME FANTASY RELIGIOUS SUSPENSE / THRILLER MYSTERY SCI-FI ACTION ADVENTURE DRAMA EPIC HORROR

Contemporary

Darren Kasenkow

Logline

The first book in a new, epic dystopian thriller series has arrived and is ready to change the way you look at the world. When ex cop John Richter accepts a job offer too good to refuse he leaves behind the streets and heartache of Sydney for the sun drenched concrete of Miami. What should be a simple missing persons case however, quickly descends into a surreal and dangerous journey into the heart of a cult determined to take control in the aftermath of a predicted global nightmare. With FBI agents circling the waters and an overworked neuroscientist frantically trying to crack a code hidden in blood, John has no choice but to head straight for the fires of fate that will test all he has ever believed in. Truth and lies will push the very limits of his sanity while beneath the city strange forces battle for the power of hidden knowledge, but he’ll stop at nothing to learn the secrets of The Hallucigenia Project and what they mean for the future of the planet. Will he discover the contents of the blood drenched code? Is the world really on the brink of destruction? It’s time to delve deep and take the trip... A heart pulsing vision of the journey to discover our place amongst the stars, The Hallucigenia Project is the latest release from author Darren Kasenkow.

Genre

Apocalyptic, Crime, Fantasy, Religious, Suspense / Thriller, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Action, Adventure, Drama, Epic, Horror

Target Audiences

Age: 18-34

Target Gender: Universal

Setting

Sydney, Miami

Based on a True Story

No

Publishing Details

Status: Yes: self-published

Year Published: 2018

Starting Description

An ex-cop from Australia is sent to Miami to infiltrate a strange cult and locate a client's missing wife. His investigations uncover predictions of a global catastrophe and, at the heart of the cult, a little girl who might hold the future in her hands. It soon becomes clear the cult is right.

Ending Description

The ex-cop from Australia and a rogue government neuroscientist must survive a post apocalyptic ground battle and successfully launch a little girl into orbit to protect the future of the planet.

Group Specific

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Hard Copy Available

No

ISBN

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Mature Audience Themes

Extreme Violence, Language/Profanity

Plot - Other Elements

Meaningful Message, Philosophical Questions, Twist

Plot - Premise

Quest

Main Character Details

Name: John Richter

Age: 35

Gender: Male

Role: Skeptic

Key Traits: Badass, Complex, Crazy, Skillful, Strong Moral Code, Adventurous, Confident, Heroic, Honorable, Lone Wolf, Secretive, Charming

Additional Character Details

Name: Candice Garland

Age: 32

Gender: Female

Role: Emotional

Key Traits: Visionary, Aspiring, Beautiful, Confident, Decisive, Romantic, Strong Moral Code, Complex, Educated, Empathetic, Sophisticated

Additional Character Details

Name: Vanessa

Age: 35

Gender: Female

Role: Sidekick

Key Traits: Gracious, Adventurous, Confident, Engaging, Skillful, Aggressive, Faithful, Sexy, Selfless, Badass, Blunt, Funny, Beautiful, Charming

Additional Character Details

Name: Aaron

Age: 38

Gender: Male

Role: Logical

Key Traits: Patriotic, Adventurous, Crazy, Outspoken, Leader, Unapologetic, Confident, Decisive, Honorable, Badass, Masculine, Aggressive, Blunt, Heroic

Logline

The first book in a new, epic dystopian thriller series has arrived and is ready to change the way you look at the world. When ex cop John Richter accepts a job offer too good to refuse he leaves behind the streets and heartache of Sydney for the sun drenched concrete of Miami. What should be a simple missing persons case however, quickly descends into a surreal and dangerous journey into the heart of a cult determined to take control in the aftermath of a predicted global nightmare. With FBI agents circling the waters and an overworked neuroscientist frantically trying to crack a code hidden in blood, John has no choice but to head straight for the fires of fate that will test all he has ever believed in. Truth and lies will push the very limits of his sanity while beneath the city strange forces battle for the power of hidden knowledge, but he’ll stop at nothing to learn the secrets of The Hallucigenia Project and what they mean for the future of the planet. Will he discover the contents of the blood drenched code? Is the world really on the brink of destruction? It’s time to delve deep and take the trip... A heart pulsing vision of the journey to discover our place amongst the stars, The Hallucigenia Project is the latest release from author Darren Kasenkow.

Short Summary

An ex-cop from Australia is sent to Miami to infiltrate a strange cult and locate a client's missing wife. His investigations uncover predictions of a global catastrophe and, at the heart of the cult, a little girl who might hold the future in her hands. It soon becomes clear the cult is right.


The ex-cop from Australia and a rogue government neuroscientist must survive a post apocalyptic ground battle and successfully launch a little girl into orbit to protect the future of the planet.

Development Pitch

About The Author

Core Theme

Quest,

Characters

Main Character

Name: John Richter

Age: 35

Gender: Male

Role: Skeptic

Key Traits: Badass, Complex, Crazy, Skillful, Strong Moral Code, Adventurous, Confident, Heroic, Honorable, Lone Wolf, Secretive, Charming

Character 1

Name: Candice Garland

Age: 32

Gender: Female

Role: Emotional

Key Traits: Visionary, Aspiring, Beautiful, Confident, Decisive, Romantic, Strong Moral Code, Complex, Educated, Empathetic, Sophisticated

Character 2

Name: Vanessa

Age: 35

Gender: Female

Role: Sidekick

Key Traits: Gracious, Adventurous, Confident, Engaging, Skillful, Aggressive, Faithful, Sexy, Selfless, Badass, Blunt, Funny, Beautiful, Charming

Character 3

Name: Aaron

Age: 38

Gender: Male

Role: Logical

Key Traits: Patriotic, Adventurous, Crazy, Outspoken, Leader, Unapologetic, Confident, Decisive, Honorable, Badass, Masculine, Aggressive, Blunt, Heroic

Supplemental Materials

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