"Strings" by Roger Simpson

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Roger Simpson

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Strings is a novel based upon a line from T.S. Eliot: “The right deed for the wrong reason”. The story revolves around several characters: a powerful San Francisco man, an ex-cop and his partner (a martial arts expert), and a renegade scientist, among others. Their paths lead them with ever increasing intensity toward a secret underground city in the Sahara where advanced experimentation has created a powerful science and technology surpassing the West to supposedly secure world peace. They realize they must try to halt this peace plan not only created for the wrong reason, but, worse, now in the hands of a hothead who believes that the West can only realize peace by being bought to its knees.


Action, Adventure, Suspense / Thriller

Short Summary

When do you know that something has been the right deed, but for the wrong reason? The novel Strings answers that question. It leads from police harassment of a working class San Francisco neighborhood to a distant, mysterious city beneath the Sahara desert.



Based on a True Story


Plot - Premise

Overcoming Monster/Villain

Plot - Other Elements


Mature Audience Themes

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Main Character Details

Name: Esse

Age: 30

Gender: Male

Role: Antagonist

Key Traits: Criminal, Manipulative, Villainous, Aggressive, Aspiring, Badass, Complex

Additional Character Details

Name: Mike Hamilton

Age: 35

Gender: Male

Role: Protagonist

Key Traits: Adventurous, Confident, Decisive, Heroic, Honorable

Additional Character Details

Name: Jon Lee Koshima

Age: 32

Gender: Male

Role: Protagonist

Key Traits: Adventurous, Complex, Confident, Extraordinary Powers and Abilities, Heroic, Honorable

Additional Character Details

Name: Dama

Age: 27

Gender: Female

Role: Emotional

Key Traits: Beautiful, Complex, Empathetic, Sexy

About The Author

Target Audiences

Age: 18-34

Target Gender: Universal

Group Specific

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Publishing Details

Status: Yes: with a Publisher

Publisher: Summerland Publishing

Year Published: 2017

Hard Copy Available



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