A former Olympic decathlete turned CIA agent must help an ethnobotanist to bring a life-changing medicine back from the Amazon. Racing across two continents, and calling on ancient arts and advanced tech to survive, he'll have to defy the government agency that gave him a second chance to do it. The Life Engine is a fast-paced ecological action adventure through a thrilling international Da Vinci Code-like puzzle by way of the rainforest.
BIOGRAPHY Baker studied screenwriting with Academy-Award winner, William Kelley and is co-writer with Kelley on The Sweet Summer, in development at Cross Creek Pictures. Also in development, the true-story feature, Angels with GHE and Lionsgate, Peter Berg Producer. His eco-thriller, The Life Engine, is available in print, ebook and audiobook formats on Amazon, Baker also co-produced the ABC TV, MOW, Betrayed by Love for Edgar Sherick Productions.
In the late nineties, Baker developed and produced television projects for PBS, ESPN and FOX Sports including, Raceline and The Jeep Kentucky Adventure Race. He produced and directed the weekly syndicated health series, Feelin' Great and EARTH TV for the Travel Channel.
Baker is a fully-committed environmentalist and the inventor of water-saving gardening products used in drought-stricken areas around the globe. He is also the founder of several tech companies.
Baker earned a black belt in Shaolin Karate from the current Grandmaster. His personal passions include music, impressionist art and the study of native cultures around the globe.
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