Fly Girl

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Bill Hellman and Sali Gear

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Fly Girl is a story about a young woman who after becoming a Navy fighter pilot is lured into flying in Afghanistan for the CIA. Soon after she discovers several family secrets, the fate of a lost love. Her new path soon has her embroiled in the search for a long lost weapon of mass destruction and terrorists intent on settling a 70 year old score.


Suspense / Thriller, Young Adult, War, Action, Adventure, Drama, Historical Fiction,,Action,Adventure,Suspense/Thriller,War

Short Summary

A young woman leaves the Navy to fly for the CIA. She discovers family secrets and reunites with a lost . Circumstances pit her against terrorists bent on using decades old nuclear device to exact revenge for the bombing of Nagasaki. She is often underestimated but in the end she alone saves the day

After a chase around the world the heroine lands in Key West where she pieces together all the clues to solve the mystery. After being told to stay behind because she is just a woman she follows her instincts and ends the drama by killing the terrorists and averting disaster.


Montana, Alaska, Arizona, Afghanistan, Philippines, Havana Cuba, Key West Florida

Based on a True Story


Plot - Premise

Overcoming Monster/Villain

Plot - Other Elements

Coming of Age, Twist

Mature Audience Themes

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Main Character Details

Name: Rawley West

Age: 28

Gender: Female

Role: Protagonist

Key Traits: Strong Moral Code, Unapologetic, Decisive, Lone Wolf, Beautiful, Blunt, Complex, Confident, Honorable, Leader, Aggressive, Badass, Sexy, Patriotic, Adventurous, Heroic, Skillful,Adventurous,Badass,Aggressive

Additional Character Details

Name: C. Ripley McGuin

Age: 28

Gender: Male

Role: Antagonist

Key Traits: Adventurous, Aggressive, Badass, Heroic, Honorable, Masculine, Patriotic, Selfless, Skillful, Strong Moral Code, Confident, Leader, Lone Wolf

Additional Character Details

Name: Gil Adams

Age: 72

Gender: Male

Role: sidekick

Key Traits: Honorable, Patriotic, Badass, Blunt, Confident, Heroic, Funny, Adventurous, Aggressive, Complex, Crazy,Adventurous

Additional Character Details

Name: Nile Liddy

Age: 44

Gender: Male

Role: Sidekick

Key Traits: Honorable, Insecure, Strong Moral Code

Development Pitch

About The Author

Bill Hellman was born in Great Falls Montana in 1958. After graduating from High School he joined the Navy where he spent 24 years in SEAL Team. He has made more than 1500 skydives, over 200 as an air to air cameraman in support of training. He has logged over 1200 hours as an instrument rated private pilot. For more than 40 years he has worked as a diver operating military wet submersibles logging more than 5000 hours underwater. He is highly regarded as an expert in boat handling and maritime operations. While working as a SEAL he spent years operating high speed assault craft. He is an avid sailor and often solo sails his 47 Beneteau on the ocean. Since 2000 he has traveled to more than 38 countries working with Special Forces conducting training is support of Maritime Operations. He is currently taking Meisner Training with seasoned actor Kieth Flippen.

Target Audiences

Age: 18-34

Target Gender: Universal

Group Specific

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Publishing Details

Status: Yes: self-published

Publisher: Create Space

Year Published: 2018

Hard Copy Available



ISBN-10: 1548622885

Supplemental Materials

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