THE JUDAS TREE

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SUSPENSE / THRILLER

Contemporary

Susan Bacoyanis

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Jonas betrayed his wife, his lovers and Mary…and Mary betrayed Jonas with a knife... in this chilling story of multiple acts of betrayal and the consequences of greed, portrayed through sinister nursery rhymes.

Genre

Suspense / Thriller,

Short Summary

Mary Webster's reaction to betrayal is off the chart. Mary seems like an ordinary 46-year-old, American divorcee, beginning a new life in rural England. But Mary has depths of pent-up pain, after enduring 20 years of marital infidelities and abuse. All she needs is a trigger to unleash her emotions.


Mary uncovers Jonas's web of seductive lies and plots her revenge by acting out the real meaning of the nursery rhyme which depicts torture. But things go terrifyingly wrong and Mary becomes the main suspect in a murder investigation which further drives Mary beyond the boundaries of a normal person

Setting

Set in a rural English Dorset village.

Based on a True Story

No

Plot - Premise

,Domestic abuse

Plot - Other Elements

Twist,revenge

Mature Audience Themes

Nudity, Sexual Abuse, Extreme Violence

Main Character Details

Name: Mary Webster

Age: 46

Gender: Female

Role: Protagonist

Key Traits: Badass, Complex, Heroic, Insecure, Skillful, Aggressive, Desperate, Manipulative, Underdog, Criminal

Additional Character Details

Name: Jonas Anderson

Age: 50

Gender: Male

Role: Antagonist

Key Traits: Aggressive, Badass, Criminal, Masculine, Charming, Power-hungry, Villainous, Adventurous, Greedy, Romantic, Manipulative, Narcissistic, Seductive

Additional Character Details

Name: Ling Anderson

Age: 35

Gender: Female

Role: Antagonist

Key Traits: Power-hungry, Seductive, Adventurous, Aggressive, Badass, Greedy, Beautiful, Complex, Manipulative, Sexy, Skillful, Villainous, Criminal, Engaging

Additional Character Details

Name: Dr. Ian Andrews

Age: 54

Gender: Male

Role: Sidekick

Key Traits: Clumsy, Decisive, Educated, Greedy, Naive, Strong Moral Code

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About The Author

Target Audiences

Age: 35-54

Target Gender: Female leaning

Group Specific

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Publishing Details

Status: Yes: with a Publisher

Publisher: Endeavour Media Ltd.

Year Published: 2018

Hard Copy Available

No

ISBN

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