DARK SEED

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SUSPENSE / THRILLER ACTION SUSPENSE/THRILLER MYSTERY

2000s

Lawrence Verigin

Logline

A disillusioned journalist and the grieving daughter of a murdered scientist risk their lives to uncover a deadly plot by an agrochemical company and pharmaceutical conglomerate. The owner of the companies will do anything to make sure the truth of the plan does not get out.

Genre

Suspense / Thriller,,Action,Suspense/Thriller,Mystery

Target Audiences

Age: 18-34,35-54,55+

Target Gender: Universal

Setting

Seattle WA, Vancouver BC, Christina Lake BC, Maui HI

Based on a True Story

No

Publishing Details

Status: Yes: with a Publisher

Publisher: Promontory Press

Year Published: 2013

Starting Description

A pioneering scientist in genetic engineering wants to hire a journalist who's work he admires to help him write his memior. The scientist wants to come clean about what is really happening with genetically engineered food.

Ending Description

Nick and Dr. Elles daughter, Morgan, are saved from the agrochemical companies security force, at a bible camp in Maui, by an ally they never knew existed, yet has been following their movements and helping all along.

Group Specific

Information not completed

Hard Copy Available

Yes

ISBN

9781927559178

Mature Audience Themes

Language/Profanity, Language/Profanity

Plot - Other Elements

Meaningful Message, Philosophical Questions, Twist

Plot - Premise

Overcoming Monster/Villain,,Quest,Internal Journey/Rebirth

Main Character Details

Name: Nick Barnes

Age: 30

Gender: Male

Role: Protagonist

Key Traits: Skillful, Complex, Decisive, Educated, Leader, Outspoken, Perseverance, Sarcastic, Clumsy, Engaging, Insecure, Faithful, Gracious, Strong Moral Code, Aspiring, Charming, Confident, Honorable, Modest, Empathetic, Funny, Heroic,Modest,Charming,Clumsy,Complex,Empathetic,Engaging,Funny,Sarcastic,Honorable,Sophisticated,Strong Moral Code

Additional Character Details

Name: Morgan Elles

Age: 28

Gender: Female

Role: Protagonist

Key Traits: Perseverance, Skillful, Beautiful, Complex, Confident, Funny, Heroic, Charming, Decisive, Romantic, Sophisticated, Strong Moral Code, Educated, Sarcastic, Sexy, Empathetic, Engaging, Honorable,Adventurous,Aspiring,Aggressive,Charming,Complex,Confident,Sexy,Decisive,Empathetic,Engaging,Skillful,Gracious,Visionary,Seductive,Sophisticated,Strong Moral Code

Additional Character Details

Name: Dr. Hendrick Schmidt

Age: 63

Gender: Male

Role: antagonist

Key Traits: Leader, Masculine, Sophisticated, Blunt, Educated, Manipulative, Narcissistic, Aggressive, Perseverance, Decisive, Greedy, Outspoken, Power-hungry, Visionary, Villainous, Confident,Masculine,Villainous,Aggressive,Narcisstic,Complex,Confident,Decisive,Blunt,Power Hungry,Outspoken,Skillful,Visionary,Greedy,Secretive,Educated,Sophisticated,Manipulative

Additional Character Details

Name: Sue Clark

Age: 29

Gender: Female

Role: Emotional

Key Traits: Perseverance, Strong Moral Code, Adventurous, Beautiful, Confident, Funny, Outspoken, Blunt, Complex, Educated, Empathetic, Flexible, Sarcastic, Skillful, Aggressive, Engaging

Logline

A disillusioned journalist and the grieving daughter of a murdered scientist risk their lives to uncover a deadly plot by an agrochemical company and pharmaceutical conglomerate. The owner of the companies will do anything to make sure the truth of the plan does not get out.

Short Summary

A pioneering scientist in genetic engineering wants to hire a journalist who's work he admires to help him write his memior. The scientist wants to come clean about what is really happening with genetically engineered food.


Nick and Dr. Elles daughter, Morgan, are saved from the agrochemical companies security force, at a bible camp in Maui, by an ally they never knew existed, yet has been following their movements and helping all along.

Development Pitch

About The Author

Lawrence Verigin is the author of the multiple award winning Dark Seed trilogy - DARK SEED, SEED of CONTROL and BEYOND CONTROL. Lawrence's goal is to entertain readers while delving into socially relevant subjects that need more attention brought to them. In his spare time Lawrence enjoys cooking good food, rich red wine, travel, running, reading and numerous rounds of golf. Lawrence and his wife, Diana, live in beautiful North Vancouver, Canada.

Core Theme

Overcoming Monster/Villain,,Quest,Internal Journey/Rebirth

Characters

Main Character

Name: Nick Barnes

Age: 30

Gender: Male

Role: Protagonist

Key Traits: Skillful, Complex, Decisive, Educated, Leader, Outspoken, Perseverance, Sarcastic, Clumsy, Engaging, Insecure, Faithful, Gracious, Strong Moral Code, Aspiring, Charming, Confident, Honorable, Modest, Empathetic, Funny, Heroic,Modest,Charming,Clumsy,Complex,Empathetic,Engaging,Funny,Sarcastic,Honorable,Sophisticated,Strong Moral Code

Character 1

Name: Morgan Elles

Age: 28

Gender: Female

Role: Protagonist

Key Traits: Perseverance, Skillful, Beautiful, Complex, Confident, Funny, Heroic, Charming, Decisive, Romantic, Sophisticated, Strong Moral Code, Educated, Sarcastic, Sexy, Empathetic, Engaging, Honorable,Adventurous,Aspiring,Aggressive,Charming,Complex,Confident,Sexy,Decisive,Empathetic,Engaging,Skillful,Gracious,Visionary,Seductive,Sophisticated,Strong Moral Code

Character 2

Name: Dr. Hendrick Schmidt

Age: 63

Gender: Male

Role: antagonist

Key Traits: Leader, Masculine, Sophisticated, Blunt, Educated, Manipulative, Narcissistic, Aggressive, Perseverance, Decisive, Greedy, Outspoken, Power-hungry, Visionary, Villainous, Confident,Masculine,Villainous,Aggressive,Narcisstic,Complex,Confident,Decisive,Blunt,Power Hungry,Outspoken,Skillful,Visionary,Greedy,Secretive,Educated,Sophisticated,Manipulative

Character 3

Name: Sue Clark

Age: 29

Gender: Female

Role: Emotional

Key Traits: Perseverance, Strong Moral Code, Adventurous, Beautiful, Confident, Funny, Outspoken, Blunt, Complex, Educated, Empathetic, Flexible, Sarcastic, Skillful, Aggressive, Engaging

Supplemental Materials

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