Lies Behind The Woods

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SUSPENSE/THRILLER

2000s

Bradley Cornish

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Steve Breiten is a college professor who has a long line of failed relationships behind him. All he wants is a long vacation in the mountains, free of drama and responsibilities, where he can relax, read, and maybe even start writing his book.He didn’t expect a mysterious woman to walk into his life

Genre

Suspense/Thriller

Short Summary

Two miles and 16 minutes into his jog on his 25th birthday, Steve Breiten is almost run down by a careening pickup truck. As it passes, he believes he sees the driver restraining a screaming woman. But he waits a week before reporting it to police. Before the lies behind the woods.


Cliff Hanger, when main character wants revenge and hunt for his father's killer. Which happens to be his uncle.

Setting

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Based on a True Story

No

Plot - Premise

Overcoming Monster/Villain,Tragedy

Plot - Other Elements

Twist

Mature Audience Themes

Nudity

Main Character Details

Name: Steve Breiten

Age: 22

Gender: Male

Role: Antagonist

Key Traits: Masculine,Charming,Underdog

Additional Character Details

Name: John Dexter

Age: 50

Gender: Male

Role: Antagonist

Key Traits: Badass,Aggressive,Criminal,Villainous

Additional Character Details

Name: Tara Murphy

Age: 22

Gender: Female

Role: antagonist

Key Traits: Sexy,Insecure,Naive,Seductive

Additional Character Details

The author has not yet written this

Development Pitch

A chance encounter during a noon jog sets in motion a plot that is increasingly bizarre and bleak. Two miles and 16 minutes into his jog on his 25th birthday, Steve Breiten is almost run down by a careening pickup truck. As it passes, he believes he sees the driver restraining a screaming woman. But he waits a week before reporting it to police. Imagine his surprise when, several years later, Tara, the woman from the truck, shows up at his office. She had, in fact, been abducted and, according to her, subjected to unspeakable acts by "some nut job." But now she has come to say thanks and show her enthusiastic gratitude. "You did асt, and it ѕаvеd my lifе!" she explains. Now, his plans for the summer have taken a dramatic shift. Tara Murphy is determined to show her gratitude for his actions that fateful day, and she won't take no for an answer. As the heat builds between them, Steve finds himself at a moral crossroads. He doesn't want to take advantage of this young, damaged woman. But he finds his resistance to her sexual advances fading fast. It's only a matter of time before she leads him to the secret that lies behind the woods... Don't miss this thrilling, fast-paced tale of love, lust, and betrayal.

About The Author

Bradley Cornish is an up and coming romance and suspense author who is on a mission to offer people with affordable books that inspire them and give them unique worlds to escape to. As a young teen, he delved into the world of writing soon after finding out he had a brain tumor, which kept him from speaking for months on end. Writing became the go-to way for him to truly express his innermost musings. What started as crafting poems and lyrics, turned into ghostwriting, freelance writing and authoring books of his own. He went from writing dreams to writing reality. His work has been featured in Gecklon Press and many other news outlets. His forthcoming book is entitled "Lies Behind The Woods."

Target Audiences

Age: 18-34,35-54,55+

Target Gender: Universal

Group Specific

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Publishing Details

Status: Yes: self-published

Publisher: Self

Year Published: 2020

Hard Copy Available

Yes

ISBN

978-0578593616