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Agent for a Day,
I would like to present P.O.V., a 97,000 word thriller.
Audra doesn’t see the world like other people; she prefers to view it through the one by two inch square of her camera’s view-finder. At an estate sale, Audra finds a rare old camera and a box full of photos of the man who owned it. There’s one photo for every year of his life arranged like a travel journal, only the wheelchair bound invalid never left his home. Fixated on the mystery behind the journal, she has the camera repaired, and following the previous owner’s instructions, she takes a picture of herself and sends it off to Nepal – a place she always wanted to see. A week later, her dreams are full of Mt. Everest and brightly colored prayer chains strung above a rustic village.
No matter where she sends herself, she sees through the eyes on film. Places she’s never been. People she doesn’t know. Rooms she’s never occupied. When she starts a webpage to chronicle her virtual travels, Audra discovers that she can see through open windows on computer screens and off printed pages. It’s funny when she catches the professor she always hated in a compromising situation, but terrifying when her dreams fill with images of a murder she’s forced to watch and can’t stop. Audra can’t even seek help from the Police without sounding insane.
When her tormentor realizes what’s happening, he makes Audra his ultimate victim. Once he finds her, it’s easy to find her friends. Now he’s got a captive audience that must observe powerless and mute while he carries out his twisted machinations.
I can send sample chapters or a full manuscript upon request. Thank you for your time, I look forward to hearing from you.
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