Where Fools Dare to Tread

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David William Pearce

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It’s easy to be a nobody when you’ve got nothing to lose, but with his life and potential redemption on the line, can Monk be a somebody people will remember?


Mystery, Crime, Detective, Suspense / Thriller,

Short Summary

A dead man’s money is just waiting to be had. A band of fools and a nobody named Monk Buttman unwittingly find themselves caught in a web of murder and revenge between two unseen factions using them as bait. After a good day ends in murder, Monk is tasked with finding the killer. Why him? He’s a nob

By keeping the one document the killers need, Monk is able to keep himself and his friends alive till the big boys show up.


Los Angeles, San Francisco, northern California

Based on a True Story


Plot - Premise

Internal Journey/Rebirth

Plot - Other Elements

Twist, Philosophical Questions

Mature Audience Themes

Sexual Abuse, Nudity, Extreme Violence, Language/Profanity

Main Character Details

Name: Monk Buttman

Age: 43

Gender: Male

Role: Protagonist

Key Traits: Empathetic, Funny, Underdog, Romantic, Complex, Educated

Additional Character Details

Name: Agnes

Age: 42

Gender: Female

Role: Protagonist

Key Traits: Complex, Insecure, Romantic, Beautiful

Additional Character Details

Name: Mr. Jones

Age: 44

Gender: Male

Role: Sidekick

Key Traits: Blunt, Confident, Honorable, Masculine, Outspoken, Religious, Strong Moral Code, Badass

Additional Character Details

Name: Judith

Age: 40

Gender: Female

Role: Emotional

Key Traits: Beautiful, Charming, Complex, Heartthrob, Romantic, Seductive, Sexy

Development Pitch

About The Author

Target Audiences

Age: 35-54

Target Gender: Universal

Group Specific

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Publishing Details

Status: Yes: with a Publisher

Publisher: Black Rose Writing

Year Published: 2019

Hard Copy Available



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