Two Shades of Vice

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BIOGRAPHICAL CRIME DETECTIVE DRAMA

1960s & '70s

Dewey B. Reynolds

Logline

Based on the true story of a 1960s interracial couple who enters a dramatically dark world of crime, where they are challenged by law enforcement, the Ku Klux Klan, gangsters, and rival street hustlers.

Genre

Biographical, Crime, Detective, Drama

Target Audiences

Age: 35-54

Target Gender: Universal

Setting

Kansas City, Missouri

Based on a True Story

Yes

Publishing Details

Status: Yes: self-published

Year Published: 2017

Starting Description

Enter Alla Mae Briggs. She is four foot eleven and one-hundred twenty pounds of pure street hustle. Alla Mae has engaged herself in crimes such as prostitution, petty larceny, theft, and forgery.

Ending Description

In the end, Gordon Reynolds and Alla Mae Briggs learn that they have a lot more in common than just a life of crime. It was their love for one another which bridged the gap between their big age difference and the color of their skin.

Group Specific

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Hard Copy Available

No

ISBN

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Mature Audience Themes

Substance Abuse, Extreme Violence, Language/Profanity, Nudity, Sexual Abuse

Plot - Other Elements

Meaningful Message

Plot - Premise

Rebellion Against 'The One'

Main Character Details

Name: Alla Mae Briggs

Age: 30

Gender: Female

Role: Antagonist

Key Traits: Skillful, Underdog, Uneducated, Villainous, Criminal, Outspoken, Blunt, Manipulative, Sarcastic, Unapologetic, Aggressive, Badass

Additional Character Details

Name: Gordon Reynolds

Age: 55

Gender: Male

Role: Antagonist

Key Traits: Criminal, Insecure, Manipulative, Villainous, Aggressive, Crazy, Desperate, Masculine, Narcissistic, Badass, Greedy, Outspoken, Blunt, Skillful, Sarcastic

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Logline

Based on the true story of a 1960s interracial couple who enters a dramatically dark world of crime, where they are challenged by law enforcement, the Ku Klux Klan, gangsters, and rival street hustlers.

Short Summary

Enter Alla Mae Briggs. She is four foot eleven and one-hundred twenty pounds of pure street hustle. Alla Mae has engaged herself in crimes such as prostitution, petty larceny, theft, and forgery.


In the end, Gordon Reynolds and Alla Mae Briggs learn that they have a lot more in common than just a life of crime. It was their love for one another which bridged the gap between their big age difference and the color of their skin.

Development Pitch

About The Author

Core Theme

Rebellion Against 'The One'

Characters

Main Character

Name: Alla Mae Briggs

Age: 30

Gender: Female

Role: Antagonist

Key Traits: Skillful, Underdog, Uneducated, Villainous, Criminal, Outspoken, Blunt, Manipulative, Sarcastic, Unapologetic, Aggressive, Badass

Character 1

Name: Gordon Reynolds

Age: 55

Gender: Male

Role: Antagonist

Key Traits: Criminal, Insecure, Manipulative, Villainous, Aggressive, Crazy, Desperate, Masculine, Narcissistic, Badass, Greedy, Outspoken, Blunt, Skillful, Sarcastic

Supplemental Materials