Bigger Gangsters

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CRIME ACTION DRAMA HISTORICAL FICTION ROMANCE SUSPENSE / THRILLER

1960s & '70s

Aaron D McClelland

Logline

Bigger Gangsters follows Denny's life during the summer of 1969, servicing a network of drug dealers and operating an illegal gambling club for a Vancouver mob boss. Life as a criminal isn't easy, and sometimes just staying alive isn't enough.

Genre

Crime, Action, Drama, Historical Fiction, Romance, Suspense / Thriller

Target Audiences

Age: 35-54

Target Gender: Universal

Setting

Vancouver, British Columbia

Based on a True Story

No

Publishing Details

Status: Yes: self-published

Year Published: 2018

Starting Description

Born into the world of organized crime, from his bootlegger grandmother to his godfather who really is one, Denny successfully navigated his way into a million dollar a year racket. Then he fell in love, people around him started carrying guns, and life got complicated.

Ending Description

After the love of his life is murdered in a cowardly act of vengeance, Denny becomes the man he never wanted to be; a made man with blood on his hands.

Group Specific

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Hard Copy Available

No

ISBN

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Mature Audience Themes

Extreme Violence, Language/Profanity, Nudity

Plot - Other Elements

Coming of Age

Plot - Premise

Tragedy

Main Character Details

Name: Denny

Age: 22

Gender: Male

Role: Protagonist

Key Traits: Honorable, Skillful, Visionary, Criminal, Empathetic

Additional Character Details

Name: Carrie Anne Gabler

Age: 19

Gender: Female

Role: Emotional

Key Traits: Aspiring, Empathetic, Naive, Selfless, Underdog, Sexy, Beautiful, Charming, Complex, Faithful, Funny, Heartthrob, Romantic

Additional Character Details

Name: Frankie Marrone

Age: 22

Gender: Male

Role: Sidekick

Key Traits: Masculine, Complex, Adventurous, Badass, Crazy, Criminal, Empathetic, Faithful, Heroic, Aggressive, Skillful, Leader

Additional Character Details

Name: Vic ‘the Gentleman’ Ciccone

Age: 42

Gender: Male

Role: Mentor

Key Traits: Complex, Confident, Criminal, Decisive, Educated, Aggressive, Badass, Charming, Faithful, Honorable, Sophisticated, Engaging, Gracious

Logline

Bigger Gangsters follows Denny's life during the summer of 1969, servicing a network of drug dealers and operating an illegal gambling club for a Vancouver mob boss. Life as a criminal isn't easy, and sometimes just staying alive isn't enough.

Short Summary

Born into the world of organized crime, from his bootlegger grandmother to his godfather who really is one, Denny successfully navigated his way into a million dollar a year racket. Then he fell in love, people around him started carrying guns, and life got complicated.


After the love of his life is murdered in a cowardly act of vengeance, Denny becomes the man he never wanted to be; a made man with blood on his hands.

Development Pitch

About The Author

Core Theme

Tragedy,

Characters

Main Character

Name: Denny

Age: 22

Gender: Male

Role: Protagonist

Key Traits: Honorable, Skillful, Visionary, Criminal, Empathetic

Character 1

Name: Carrie Anne Gabler

Age: 19

Gender: Female

Role: Emotional

Key Traits: Aspiring, Empathetic, Naive, Selfless, Underdog, Sexy, Beautiful, Charming, Complex, Faithful, Funny, Heartthrob, Romantic

Character 2

Name: Frankie Marrone

Age: 22

Gender: Male

Role: Sidekick

Key Traits: Masculine, Complex, Adventurous, Badass, Crazy, Criminal, Empathetic, Faithful, Heroic, Aggressive, Skillful, Leader

Character 3

Name: Vic ‘the Gentleman’ Ciccone

Age: 42

Gender: Male

Role: Mentor

Key Traits: Complex, Confident, Criminal, Decisive, Educated, Aggressive, Badass, Charming, Faithful, Honorable, Sophisticated, Engaging, Gracious

Supplemental Materials

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