Bad Blood

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Max Power

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A mysterious serial killer on death row who wont defend himself until he discovers he is being hunted in side prison by another killer. An Irish priest caught up in the feud through a secret lover, must travel back to Ireland to find the one person who can help while his lawyer is drawn into danger



Short Summary

When lawyer Carol Berkley visits a man on death row, who has not spoken one word from the time of his arrest, she is shocked by his first spoken words. James Delaney is a man sentenced for one murder, but it turns out that he may be the most prolific serial killer the world has ever known.


Florida, Alabama in the USA and Dublin and Kildare in Ireland

Based on a True Story


Plot - Premise

Overcoming Monster/Villain,Internal Journey/Rebirth,Quest

Plot - Other Elements


Mature Audience Themes

Extreme Violence,Sexual Abuse, Language/Profanity

Main Character Details

Name: James Delaney

Age: 40's

Gender: Male

Role: Protagonist

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Additional Character Details

Name: Carol Berkley

Age: 30's

Gender: Female

Role: Skeptic

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Additional Character Details

Name: Martin Doyle

Age: 40's


Role: logical

Key Traits: Masculine,Badass,Aggressive,Complex,Confident,Religious,Blunt,Decisive,Outspoken,Engaging,Romantic,Heroic,Secretive,Educated,Honorable,Sophisticated,Strong Moral Code,Manipulative,Unapologetic

Additional Character Details

Name: Elias Wainwright

Age: 30's

Gender: Male

Role: antagonist

Key Traits: Adventurous,Masculine,Badass,Aggressive,Villainous,Narcisstic,Uneducated,Confident,Crazy,Criminal,Decisive,Blunt,Power Hungry,Funny,Greedy,Sarcastic,Secretive,Manipulative,Unapologetic,Leader

About The Author

I am Patrick Power using pen name Max Power. To date I have self-published 5 books, two as part of the yet to be complete trilogy Darkly Wood and I write across genre; thriller, horror, literary fiction. I have a significant fan base already internationally built organically over the past 4 years.

Target Audiences

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

Target Gender: Universal

Group Specific

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Publishing Details

Status: Yes: self-published

Publisher: self published

Year Published: 2016

Hard Copy Available



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