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IMAGINE A PARADISE GONE WRONG

by Amy L. Benevento

Meet the People on

illustrations by the author

JAMIE

This story is told through Jamie’s eyes.

Assistant Horse Trainer.  Equestrian Department. 

Age 22

TOM

Head of Administration.  Considered the "Island Leader."  

Tom’s father, Richard Gordon, is  CEO of Jao Institute.

Jao Institute is the large pharmaceutical firm in New Jersey that employs the people on the island.

Age 34

EVAN BRONTE, Ph.D.

Dr. Evan Bronte heads the Research Department on the island and with the firm.  World-known in the science world, Dr. Bronte holds a Ph.D. in neurophysiology, a Ph.D. in biochemistry, and an M.D. in psychiatry.  He is an internationally renowned researcher.   Dr. Bronte served in the United States Air Force, and during his last four years of military service, he served as an Air Force psychiatrist, becoming top advisor in the U.S. Mental Health Advisory Team.  Age 38.

DR. JIM

Doctor.

Age 56

ADRIAN

Chief of Security.

Adrian is in his late 40's.

KANE

Head of Maintenance.

DARCY

Darcy works in the Administrative Department,

working directly under Tom.  

Age 32

BRIAN

Assistant Cook, working under Tariq.

Age 25

JEREMY

Assistant in the Maintenance Department,

working under Kane.

Age 20

DEREK

Joel's son.

Half American, half Asian.

Age 9

GRADY

Security team, working under Adrian.

Age 36

JOEL

Head of the computer department.

Voted "Most Knowledgeable in the Computer Field" in 2010 by American Business World.

Tom's twin brother.  Son of the CEO at Jao Institute.

Age 34

EARL

Head Horse Trainer.

Equestrian Department.  

Age 52

TARIQ

Head cook.

Age 64

STEVE

Security team, working under Adrian.  

Age 39

SHEILA, ALICE, & BRITTANY

Sheila—Administrative Assistant.

Alice & Brittany—Nurses.

Mid—twenties

PHILIP

Research Team.

Bronte's right hand man.

Age 56

MARVIN

Research Team.

Science wiz.  Geek.

Age 33

PAULINE

Research Team.

Physician Assistant.

Age 44

SANDRA

Research Team.

Research Assistant.

Age 28

MR. HYDE & MR. EDWARDS

Dr. Bronte’s bodyguards.

HENRY

Jamie’s dog, born on the island.

illustrations by Amy L. Benevento

JACKEL ISLAND

Adrian

Tom

Darcy

Jeremy

Evan

Derek

Jamie

THE OTHER SIDE OF THE ISLAND