Primal Deception

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ACTION POLITICAL SUSPENSE / THRILLER

Contemporary

Robin Mahle

Logline

An FBI analyst who loses her husband in a domestic terror attack unearths a dubious alliance between a Chinese rogue agent and a treacherous American politician that threatens to subvert the US economy.

Genre

Action, Political, Suspense / Thriller

Target Audiences

Age: 35-54

Target Gender: Universal

Setting

Washington D.C., Beijing, Dubai

Based on a True Story

No

Publishing Details

Status: Yes: self-published

Year Published: 2016

Starting Description

FBI analyst, Lacy Merrick manages the threat of terror every day. When her husband is killed in a mall bombing at home, she learns of his possible entanglements at the heart of the investigation. Refusing to accept it as fact, she begins to unravel a furtive international and political conspiracy.

Ending Description

Upon exposing the conspiracy between a State Department official and a Chinese diplomat, Lacy Merrick alters the relations between the two countries which results in raised tensions both home and abroad.

Group Specific

Information not completed

Hard Copy Available

No

ISBN

Information not completed

Mature Audience Themes

Language/Profanity

Plot - Other Elements

Twist

Plot - Premise

Rebellion Against 'The One'

Main Character Details

Name: Lacy Merrick

Age: 35

Gender: Female

Role: Protagonist

Key Traits: Patriotic, Selfless, Skillful, Strong Moral Code, Complex, Heroic, Honorable, Leader

Additional Character Details

Name: Special Agent Will Caison

Age: 35

Gender: Male

Role: Sidekick

Key Traits: Confident, Masculine, Patriotic

Additional Character Details

Name: Aaron Hunter

Age: 35

Gender: Male

Role: Sidekick

Key Traits: Faithful, Insecure, Underdog

Additional Character Details

Name: CIA Counterterrorism Officer Trevor Axell

Age: 48

Gender: Male

Role: Mentor

Key Traits: Masculine, Complex, Confident, Decisive, Honorable

Logline

An FBI analyst who loses her husband in a domestic terror attack unearths a dubious alliance between a Chinese rogue agent and a treacherous American politician that threatens to subvert the US economy.

Short Summary

FBI analyst, Lacy Merrick manages the threat of terror every day. When her husband is killed in a mall bombing at home, she learns of his possible entanglements at the heart of the investigation. Refusing to accept it as fact, she begins to unravel a furtive international and political conspiracy.


Upon exposing the conspiracy between a State Department official and a Chinese diplomat, Lacy Merrick alters the relations between the two countries which results in raised tensions both home and abroad.

Development Pitch

About The Author

Core Theme

Rebellion Against 'The One',

Characters

Main Character

Name: Lacy Merrick

Age: 35

Gender: Female

Role: Protagonist

Key Traits: Patriotic, Selfless, Skillful, Strong Moral Code, Complex, Heroic, Honorable, Leader

Character 1

Name: Special Agent Will Caison

Age: 35

Gender: Male

Role: Sidekick

Key Traits: Confident, Masculine, Patriotic

Character 2

Name: Aaron Hunter

Age: 35

Gender: Male

Role: Sidekick

Key Traits: Faithful, Insecure, Underdog

Character 3

Name: CIA Counterterrorism Officer Trevor Axell

Age: 48

Gender: Male

Role: Mentor

Key Traits: Masculine, Complex, Confident, Decisive, Honorable

Supplemental Materials