Phantom Church: The Dead Sea Conspiracy

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HISTORICAL FICTION MYSTERY RELIGIOUS

Contemporary

Yes

Logline

In 1946 a young Bedouin sheepherder accidentally discovers clay jars containing ancient parchment covered with an unknown writing. The discovery of the scrolls at Qumran Wadi near the Dead Sea, along with myriad ancient documents and fragments is heralded as the greatest archeological find of the past century. They are also the source of enormous speculation and controversy. However, the fortuitous discovery of an unknown but monumental scrap of parchment has set in motion revelations that will rock the Christian world.

Genre

Historical Fiction, Mystery, Religious

Target Audiences

Age: 18-34

Target Gender: Universal

Setting

Athens, Greece; San Diego, CA

Based on a True Story

No

Publishing Details

Status: Yes: self-published

Year Published: 2018

Starting Description

The discovery of an unknown Dead Sea Scroll exposes information detrimental to the Church. Brother Jeremy and his friends must fight to release the information and survive Church zealots.

Ending Description

Everything that transpires within the story is put into a fictionalized book. The main character wants to expose the phantom church, but wants to protect himself and his friends.

Group Specific

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Hard Copy Available

No

ISBN

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Mature Audience Themes

Language/Profanity

Plot - Other Elements

Philosophical Questions, Meaningful Message

Plot - Premise

Quest

Main Character Details

Name: Brother Jeremy. A young Catholic Priest and archeologist. Exceedingly handsome and dedicated to his work. Becomes very disillusioned when presented with information detrimental to the Church. Very protective of his friends.

Age: 30

Gender: Male

Role: Protagonist

Key Traits: Naive, Strong Moral Code, Modest, Faithful, Honorable, Religious, Adventurous, Charming, Educated

Additional Character Details

Name: Father Samuel, Brother Jeremy's mentor

Age: 50

Gender: Male

Role: Mentor

Key Traits: Religious, Strong Moral Code, Modest, Secretive, Desperate, Educated, Empathetic, Faithful, Insecure

Additional Character Details

Name: Dr. Jean Pinkton, Brother Jeremy's co-worker and friend.

Age: 50

Gender: Female

Role: Skeptic

Key Traits: Confident, Decisive, Gracious, Outspoken, Skillful, Sophisticated, Charming, Aspiring, Educated, Adventurous

Additional Character Details

Name: Dr. Theo Constantine, Greek Official and Jeremy's boss.

Age: 48

Gender: Male

Role: Skeptic

Key Traits: Aggressive, Skillful, Aspiring, Blunt, Leader, Masculine, Outspoken, Sophisticated, Unapologetic, Educated, Engaging, Secretive, Confident, Decisive, Gracious, Honorable

Logline

In 1946 a young Bedouin sheepherder accidentally discovers clay jars containing ancient parchment covered with an unknown writing. The discovery of the scrolls at Qumran Wadi near the Dead Sea, along with myriad ancient documents and fragments is heralded as the greatest archeological find of the past century. They are also the source of enormous speculation and controversy. However, the fortuitous discovery of an unknown but monumental scrap of parchment has set in motion revelations that will rock the Christian world.

Short Summary

The discovery of an unknown Dead Sea Scroll exposes information detrimental to the Church. Brother Jeremy and his friends must fight to release the information and survive Church zealots.


Everything that transpires within the story is put into a fictionalized book. The main character wants to expose the phantom church, but wants to protect himself and his friends.

Development Pitch

About The Author

Core Theme

Quest,

Characters

Main Character

Name: Brother Jeremy. A young Catholic Priest and archeologist. Exceedingly handsome and dedicated to his work. Becomes very disillusioned when presented with information detrimental to the Church. Very protective of his friends.

Age: 30

Gender: Male

Role: Protagonist

Key Traits: Naive, Strong Moral Code, Modest, Faithful, Honorable, Religious, Adventurous, Charming, Educated

Character 1

Name: Father Samuel, Brother Jeremy's mentor

Age: 50

Gender: Male

Role: Mentor

Key Traits: Religious, Strong Moral Code, Modest, Secretive, Desperate, Educated, Empathetic, Faithful, Insecure

Character 2

Name: Dr. Jean Pinkton, Brother Jeremy's co-worker and friend.

Age: 50

Gender: Female

Role: Skeptic

Key Traits: Confident, Decisive, Gracious, Outspoken, Skillful, Sophisticated, Charming, Aspiring, Educated, Adventurous

Character 3

Name: Dr. Theo Constantine, Greek Official and Jeremy's boss.

Age: 48

Gender: Male

Role: Skeptic

Key Traits: Aggressive, Skillful, Aspiring, Blunt, Leader, Masculine, Outspoken, Sophisticated, Unapologetic, Educated, Engaging, Secretive, Confident, Decisive, Gracious, Honorable

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