Title: Dark Passage
Series: Book #1 of Dark Passage
Author: M.L. Woolley
Genre: YA (Paranormal Romance)
Synopsis. Peel back what we know as reality and there is an unseen world that is just waiting for you to enter. No one ever really dies and if we look hard enough we will find the unseen.
The way through the veil has been closed for many centuries but great evil is being unleashed and the two worlds are merging.
There are a chosen few who will walk the way of the dead and discover the secrets that are hidden deep within.
Two young women discover their suprnatural gifts emerge. Jen & Ivy are drawn into the compelling world of the dark side and propelled on the most important journeys of their lives.
It's a race against time for their very lives.
Vital StatisticsName: Ivy Kayden
Nickname: Posion Ivy
Nationality: Caucasian mix (adopted parents from Spain and USA)
Disabilities: Anxiety Disorder
Physical AppearanceHeight: 5.6
Colour of Hair: Dark Brown
Quality of Hair: Thick texture with curl
Usual Hairstyle: Long hair below shoulder
Colour of Eyes: Blue with green dots around iris
Facial features: Oval face, high cheek bones and rose bud lips
Distinguishing Features: Eye color and tattoo on upper arm
Scars/birthmarks: Strawberry on back of head
General health: Good health
Style of dress: Generally jeans and t-shirt but loves to dress up for a night on the town
Grooming: Neatly groomed but casual-
Early ChildhoodBirthplace: Seattle
Father’s parenting style/occupation/attitude: Hands off, critical, values hard work
Mother’s parenting style/occupation/attitude: Critical, jealous, stay at home parent/ likes to drink
Siblings: Katie (suicide at age 17)
Jeff – Died at age 8 due to a fall down the basement stairs (father pushed but never arrested).
Relationships with family members: Loved siblings but after they died relationships with parents poor
Family feuds: Continual discord in the home.
Financial situation: Parents owned home, father had good job, money went on whims of parents
Happiest memory: Horseback riding on the beach with best friend
Childhood traumas: Death of sister by suicide, death of brother under suspicious circumstances
Childhood even that still affects him/her: Deaths of siblings, marital violence in the home
Biographical DetailsEducation: High school, Running Start Program (college classes during high school years)
Occupation history: Waitress, Student
Successes/achievements: Graduated High School with college degree
Failures: Broken relationships, dating bad men, Flunked a class in school for low attendance
Obstacles in life (a disability or family commitments): Poor self-image, overcoming rough childhood and traumas
Special skills: Animals are drawn to her, perceptive about people, empathic
Gifts/talents: High IQ, Able to learn new things quickly, Inner strength
Personal LifePast key relationships: Long-time friendship with Jennifer, Dated boy from good family – Tyler for 2
Sexual orientation: Heterosexual
Why did relationships end?: Tyler is unknown- they got along well and had a respectful relationship, others were poor choices in men.
Any recurrent themes: Self-doubt
Past convictions: Underage drinking- not on record
Hobbies: Riding horses, reading, spending time with friends, antiques, visiting old people
Favourite food/drink: Favorite food – Italian, Favorite drink Mocha
Usual haunts: Friend’s house, library, beach, downtown, Salty’s
Philosophy in life (carefree, cautious?) Why?: Cautious about people but values good friends- poor family life created distrust
Religion: Went to church as a kid with neighborhood outreach
Present SituationOccupation: Waitress- student
Is s/he happy in occupation? If not, why?: Not happy as waitress, tired of seedy people out to use her. Loves school.
What would s/he rather be doing?: Riding horses, traveling, meeting friends
Relationship with work colleagues: Gets along with people- takes a while to warm up to people
Issues at work: Financial situation Lives from paycheck to paycheck
Quality of home life: Lives with friend- good relationship
Typical daily routine: Get up at 9 am, clean up house, eat, go to town and read at the coffee shop, get ready for work, work form 8 pm until 2 am.
Type of car/s driven: Honda Civic
Secret LifePhobias: Men in dark suits
What is the worst thing that could happen to him/her?: Being abducted
What is the best thing that could happen to him/her?: Be able to help someone she cares about.
Addictive behaviour (alcohol, gambling, etc): Bad boys, occasional drinking
Personal detail most ashamed of: Dating bad boys, making poor decisions
What s/he would most like to change about them self. Why?: Change image of a party girl and do something worthwhile with her life. Does not want to end up like her parents.
What s/he mostly wants from life: To live a normal life with little conflict and have good relationships
Personal goals: Finish college, marry someday, buy a house with room for a horse or two.
Personal strengths: Compassionate, Giving, Hard-working, Intelligent
Personal weaknesses: Making spur of the moment decisions, saying no to the wrong people
Sexual transgressions: Ivy has slept with a few different boys when drinking.
Compulsions: Ivy is compelled to always look over her shoulder
~ Ivy is a 19 year old girl with a bright mind and a wicked sense of humor. She often doubts herself and second guesses her decisions. Ivy has an intense sense of compassion and will risk her own well-being to better the lives of people she cares about. She does not see her personal value and is unaware of the gifts she has been given. When the time comes she sacrifices herself and in that she learns the inner strength that she possesses.
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