Bigger Gangsters

Book Cover


1960s & '70s

Aaron D McClelland

  • -
  • Views


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.


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

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.


Vancouver, British Columbia

Based on a True Story


Plot - Premise


Plot - Other Elements

Coming of Age

Mature Audience Themes

Extreme Violence, Language/Profanity, Nudity

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

Development Pitch

About The Author

Target Audiences

Age: 35-54

Target Gender: Universal

Group Specific

Information not completed

Publishing Details

Status: Yes: self-published

Year Published: 2018

Hard Copy Available



Information not completed

Supplemental Materials

Information not completed