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Original Sinners - No Law in Limbo

Using methods not of this world, a faithless priest teams up with a near-death experiencing CIA agent to bring down the mafia family responsible for the murder of his wife.



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Adam Armitage is a small-town priest in Georgia and is idolised by those in his parish. However, he has a secret – he is a former under-cover CIA agent who was forced into the witness protection programme fourteen years earlier. Even his daughter, Mary, has no idea. Haunted by the memory of his dead wife, murdered by the DeCarlo mob, he gains no joy spreading the word of a God he does not believe in.

Faith Jarvis is a near-death experiencing CIA agent. After spending years obsessing over her out of body experience, her marriage has broken down and she is on the verge of losing her son as a result. A workaholic tasked with bringing down the DeCarlo family, she is hot on the tail of Lucas Lamanna; a hitman with a strange obsession with science and death.

When the DeCarlo family discover Adam’s location and attempt to kill him and Mary, he is forced to either align himself with Faith or face death at the hands of those responsible for his exile all those years ago.

One of the longest standing moral questions of our time is addressed as our two heroes wrestle with a dilemma that they never thought possible: how do you catch a murderer who is, technically, dead at the time of the crime?

Death is just the beginning and only one thing is certain for Adam Armitage and Faith Jarvis – there is no law in limbo.

Submitted: March 10, 2018
Last Updated: February 2, 2019

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The Writer: Shaun Needham

Full-time, disgruntled secondary school teacher; optioned screenwriter and semi-professional singer. My parents actively encouraged me to take part in as many different things as possible and take my opportunities. Without their influence, I would not have the creative passions and intuition that I have today. I have always loved stories but, for one reason or another, when it came to university choices I made the (with hindsight, incorrect) decision to pursue a career as a PE teacher and have now spent twelve years working in an inner-city school in Sheffield. Don't get me wrong, I love being able to help kids pursue their dreams and ambitions but, after about six years of it, I had an... Go to bio

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