A Noble Cause

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ACTION ADVENTURE DRAMA MYSTERY SUSPENSE / THRILLER

Contemporary

J. Gregory Smith

Logline

A young man’s struggle to solve his fiancée’s kidnapping and the subsequent murder of his controversial psychiatrist father leads him across the Caribbean and into the depths of his own mind.

Genre

Action, Adventure, Drama, Mystery, Suspense / Thriller

Target Audiences

Age: 35-54

Target Gender: Universal

Setting

Miami, Antigua, Haverford, Pennsylvania; Vieques, Puerto Rico, Caribbean Sea (aboard a Yacht)

Based on a True Story

No

Publishing Details

Publisher: Thomas & Mercer

Year Published: 2011

Starting Description

Mark Noble investigates the disappearance of his fiancee and subsequent death of his parents to find a sinister connection involving his father's research into mind control.

Ending Description

With the help of his rich eccentric grandmother, and the crew of her luxury yacht, including a former Navy SEAL, Mark discovers his father's mind control secrets are hidden inside his own brain. He must tap that ability along with his own wits to stop a rich, powerful enemy from stealing the secret

Group Specific

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Hard Copy Available

No

ISBN

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Mature Audience Themes

Language/Profanity, Extreme Violence,

Plot - Other Elements

Happy Ending, Twist

Plot - Premise

Overcoming Monster/Villain

Main Character Details

Name: Mark Noble

Age: 25

Gender: Male

Role: Protagonist

Key Traits: Faithful, Charming, Perseverance, Educated, Empathetic, Heroic, Honorable, Insecure, Romantic, Selfless, Complex, Masculine, Strong Moral Code, Underdog, Clumsy

Additional Character Details

Name: Lukasz Gardocki

Age: 27

Gender: Male

Role: Sidekick

Key Traits: Badass, Skillful, Aggressive, Complex, Confident, Funny, Lone Wolf, Patriotic, Crazy, Decisive, Extraordinary Powers and Abilities, Sophisticated, Unapologetic, Masculine, Adventurous, Blunt, Educated, Faithful, Heartthrob, Heroic, Leader, Strong Moral Code

Additional Character Details

Name: Gran Francis Noble

Age: 79

Gender: Female

Role: Mentor

Key Traits: Empathetic, Funny, Secretive, Complex, Engaging, Unapologetic, Confident, Outspoken, Charming, Blunt, Educated, Gracious, Sophisticated, Adventurous

Additional Character Details

Name: Reese Devlin

Age: 58

Gender: Male

Role: Antagonist

Key Traits: Masculine, Villainous, Adventurous, Aggressive, Charming, Greedy, Sophisticated, Aspiring, Decisive, Leader, Manipulative, Narcissistic, Power-hungry, Secretive, Confident, Crazy, Criminal, Lone Wolf

Logline

A young man’s struggle to solve his fiancée’s kidnapping and the subsequent murder of his controversial psychiatrist father leads him across the Caribbean and into the depths of his own mind.

Short Summary

Mark Noble investigates the disappearance of his fiancee and subsequent death of his parents to find a sinister connection involving his father's research into mind control.


With the help of his rich eccentric grandmother, and the crew of her luxury yacht, including a former Navy SEAL, Mark discovers his father's mind control secrets are hidden inside his own brain. He must tap that ability along with his own wits to stop a rich, powerful enemy from stealing the secret

Development Pitch

About The Author

Core Theme

Overcoming Monster/Villain,

Characters

Main Character

Name: Mark Noble

Age: 25

Gender: Male

Role: Protagonist

Key Traits: Faithful, Charming, Perseverance, Educated, Empathetic, Heroic, Honorable, Insecure, Romantic, Selfless, Complex, Masculine, Strong Moral Code, Underdog, Clumsy

Character 1

Name: Lukasz Gardocki

Age: 27

Gender: Male

Role: Sidekick

Key Traits: Badass, Skillful, Aggressive, Complex, Confident, Funny, Lone Wolf, Patriotic, Crazy, Decisive, Extraordinary Powers and Abilities, Sophisticated, Unapologetic, Masculine, Adventurous, Blunt, Educated, Faithful, Heartthrob, Heroic, Leader, Strong Moral Code

Character 2

Name: Gran Francis Noble

Age: 79

Gender: Female

Role: Mentor

Key Traits: Empathetic, Funny, Secretive, Complex, Engaging, Unapologetic, Confident, Outspoken, Charming, Blunt, Educated, Gracious, Sophisticated, Adventurous

Character 3

Name: Reese Devlin

Age: 58

Gender: Male

Role: Antagonist

Key Traits: Masculine, Villainous, Adventurous, Aggressive, Charming, Greedy, Sophisticated, Aspiring, Decisive, Leader, Manipulative, Narcissistic, Power-hungry, Secretive, Confident, Crazy, Criminal, Lone Wolf

Supplemental Materials

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