Still Lake

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APOCALYPTIC ACTION DRAMA HORROR SUSPENSE / THRILLER

Contemporary

Sara Brooke

Logline

It’s always been there, but now something has changed. Flening has always been a quiet, friendly town. Nestled in the forests of Northwest Florida, it's home to a small population of familiar faces and the natural beauty of Still Lake. But now, the town is changing. People are getting sick and some are going crazy. A mysterious illness is sweeping through, destroying families, and threatening to spread further. People are changing. Dr. Craig Lenton is desperately trying to stop the sickness before he and the people he loves become part of the carnage, but time is running out…

Genre

Apocalyptic, Action, Drama, Horror, Suspense / Thriller

Target Audiences

Age: 18-34

Target Gender: Universal

Setting

Flening, Florida

Based on a True Story

No

Publishing Details

Status: Yes: with a Publisher

Publisher: Crossroads Press

Year Published: 2012

Starting Description

The story begins in a typical town in Northwest, Florida. The town is preparing for its annual celebration. But nearby, an old pipe that's connected to an even older house, begins to crumble--sending lead through the pipes and into the water in large amounts. The lead seeps into the lake. . .

Ending Description

Sickness leads to madness, which then leads to death and fire in a local church. A few people are able to survive, but many burn to death in a fiery, destructive end.

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

Twist,Medical Disaster

Plot - Premise

Tragedy

Main Character Details

Name: Dr. Craig Lenton

Age: 37

Gender: Male

Role: Protagonist

Key Traits: Perseverance, Complex, Desperate, Educated, Empathetic, Insecure, Naive

Additional Character Details

Name: Vicky Lenton

Age: 34

Gender: Female

Role: Emotional

Key Traits: Blunt, Complex, Decisive, Faithful, Outspoken, Unapologetic, Strong Moral Code, Beautiful

Additional Character Details

Name: Chuck

Age: 22

Gender: Male

Role: Antagonist

Key Traits: Greedy, Manipulative, Narcissistic, Power-hungry, Uneducated, Aggressive, Crazy, Criminal

Additional Character Details

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Logline

It’s always been there, but now something has changed. Flening has always been a quiet, friendly town. Nestled in the forests of Northwest Florida, it's home to a small population of familiar faces and the natural beauty of Still Lake. But now, the town is changing. People are getting sick and some are going crazy. A mysterious illness is sweeping through, destroying families, and threatening to spread further. People are changing. Dr. Craig Lenton is desperately trying to stop the sickness before he and the people he loves become part of the carnage, but time is running out…

Short Summary

The story begins in a typical town in Northwest, Florida. The town is preparing for its annual celebration. But nearby, an old pipe that's connected to an even older house, begins to crumble--sending lead through the pipes and into the water in large amounts. The lead seeps into the lake. . .


Sickness leads to madness, which then leads to death and fire in a local church. A few people are able to survive, but many burn to death in a fiery, destructive end.

Development Pitch

About The Author

Core Theme

Tragedy,

Characters

Main Character

Name: Dr. Craig Lenton

Age: 37

Gender: Male

Role: Protagonist

Key Traits: Perseverance, Complex, Desperate, Educated, Empathetic, Insecure, Naive

Character 1

Name: Vicky Lenton

Age: 34

Gender: Female

Role: Emotional

Key Traits: Blunt, Complex, Decisive, Faithful, Outspoken, Unapologetic, Strong Moral Code, Beautiful

Character 2

Name: Chuck

Age: 22

Gender: Male

Role: Antagonist

Key Traits: Greedy, Manipulative, Narcissistic, Power-hungry, Uneducated, Aggressive, Crazy, Criminal

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