James Locker: The Duality of Fate

by Martin Lundqvist

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Synopsis

When James Locker's boss the legendary Michael Fuller is forced to resign from the Central Sydney Murder Investigation unit, James' dream to become a crime detective finally comes true. James' dream soon turns into a nightmare however as his mental state is deteriorating and Sydney is plagued by a psychopathic serial killer who seems to have a personal interest in James. Will James Locker and his team manage to stop this villain before it is too late?

Story Elements

Ratings Factors

Language: Major use of profanity
Sexual Content: Occasional detailed sex scene
Target Audience Age/Stage of Life: Working Age Adults
Violence: Major violence, death

Setting

Geography: Sydney
Realism: Consistent with real world, no magic, no unachieved science
Setting Type: Urban (city)
Time Period: 2010 - 2019 (Present day)

Main Character

Age: Adult
Gender: Male
Race: Caucasian European
Religion: Irrelevant
Sexual Preference: Heterosexual

Styles & Themes

Humor: Dark humor
Inspires Reader to Feel: Fear/Horror
Mysteries & Puzzles: Puzzles or clues that reader could use to solve mystery(ies) of story
Pacing: Time to savor, deliberate
Physical Action: Minor and occasional action
Political/Social Commentary: Politics play a minor role
Romance: Minor romance, not a significant story driver
Genre Horror
 
Mood:
  • Bone-chilling horror

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About the author

Martin Lundqvist

My background I am a Swedish male born in 1985. After graduating university in 2009, I haven't achieved much career wise and I currently work as a hospitality attendant and a soccer referee. My resume is available on one of the tabs of this homepage if you can help me change that. ;) I have been in Australia since 2012, and I have been with my partner Elaine Hidayat since 2013. My writing roots When I was younger I used to write blogs for the joy of writing and for attention. Unfortunately ,my blogs were pretty controversial and caused me more problems in life than I bargained for, so eventually I gave up on blogging. In 2013 an acquaintance suggested that I wrote fiction instead of blogs. With a fair bit of enthusiasm I wrote my first book, a psychological crime thriller James Locker: The Duality of Fate back in 2013. It was an unpublished flop and I lost inspiration and couldn't be bothered to write the sequel I had started on. In late 2016, I decided to take up book writing again as it is a hobby with more potential upside than playing video games in my spare time. Lacking the enthusiasm I had in writing the first book, my Science Fiction novel The Divine Dissimulation took well over year to write, clearly because I currently write as a hobby and not as a profession. Thanks to Amazon self-publishing, The Divine Dissimulation has sold 50 copies. Unfortunately the vast majority of them I have bought myself to give away to friends and family. In spite of my lack of financial progress, I am still halfway on my third book, The Divine Insurrection. My style My personal approach to writing is that I write what I feel like writing with limited regards to what others want to read. As my works are work of fiction I tend to include controversial topics, as I am not bound to political correct self-censorship. My independence in book writing is not because I inherently want to rebel against what people want to read, but simply because I have no idea what people do want to read, hence I might as well write what I want to write and hope for the best. The writing style is quite different in my two novels. While James Locker is mostly character and dialogue driven, The Divine Dissimulation is mostly driven by concept and world building. I aim to make The Divine Insurrection a hybrid between the two extremes.

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