The Other Side Of Innocence

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CRIME DRAMA DETECTIVE SUSPENSE / THRILLER MEMOIR

1960s & '70s

F. Sarah Pollard

Logline

When an idealistic man’s beautiful daughter goes missing, he wages war against our complicated legal system and smug murderers in his searing quest for the complete truth.

Genre

Crime, Drama, Detective, Suspense / Thriller, Memoir

Target Audiences

Age: 55+

Target Gender: Universal

Setting

Lahaina, Maui 85%

Based on a True Story

Yes

Publishing Details

Status: No

Starting Description

It is a locale commonly known for its perfect climate, spectacular beaches and floral-scented breezes. But in 1977, on a warm summer evening on the Hawaiian island of Maui, the true-life cold-blooded murder of 20-year-old Lynn Bradford and the no-body court case that ensued fascinated the nation.

Ending Description

This loving father made it his life’s priority to ensure the memory of his beautiful daughter was not mocked by the blind workings of a forgetful justice system. Holding every new parole board accountable for the next 37 years.

Group Specific

Information not completed

Hard Copy Available

No

ISBN

Information not completed

Mature Audience Themes

Nudity, Substance Abuse

Plot - Other Elements

Coming of Age, Meaningful Message, Twist

Plot - Premise

Overcoming Monster/Villain

Main Character Details

Name: Robert Bradford

Age: 45

Gender: Male

Role: Emotional

Key Traits: Underdog, Unapologetic, Masculine, Perseverance, Selfless, Naive, Faithful, Engaging, Desperate, Honorable, Insecure

Additional Character Details

Name: J. Miller Levey

Age: 72

Gender: Male

Role: Mentor

Key Traits: Complex, Educated, Engaging, Heroic, Outspoken, Aggressive, Badass, Decisive, Skillful, Strong Moral Code, Unapologetic, Blunt, Confident, Honorable, Power-hungry, Perseverance, Sophisticated, Charming, Masculine

Additional Character Details

Name: Claire Porter

Age: 16

Gender: Female

Role: Emotional

Key Traits: Adventurous

Additional Character Details

Name: Ray

Age: 21

Gender: Male

Role: Antagonist

Key Traits: Criminal

Logline

When an idealistic man’s beautiful daughter goes missing, he wages war against our complicated legal system and smug murderers in his searing quest for the complete truth.

Short Summary

It is a locale commonly known for its perfect climate, spectacular beaches and floral-scented breezes. But in 1977, on a warm summer evening on the Hawaiian island of Maui, the true-life cold-blooded murder of 20-year-old Lynn Bradford and the no-body court case that ensued fascinated the nation.


This loving father made it his life’s priority to ensure the memory of his beautiful daughter was not mocked by the blind workings of a forgetful justice system. Holding every new parole board accountable for the next 37 years.

Development Pitch

About The Author

Core Theme

Overcoming Monster/Villain,

Characters

Main Character

Name: Robert Bradford

Age: 45

Gender: Male

Role: Emotional

Key Traits: Underdog, Unapologetic, Masculine, Perseverance, Selfless, Naive, Faithful, Engaging, Desperate, Honorable, Insecure

Character 1

Name: J. Miller Levey

Age: 72

Gender: Male

Role: Mentor

Key Traits: Complex, Educated, Engaging, Heroic, Outspoken, Aggressive, Badass, Decisive, Skillful, Strong Moral Code, Unapologetic, Blunt, Confident, Honorable, Power-hungry, Perseverance, Sophisticated, Charming, Masculine

Character 2

Name: Claire Porter

Age: 16

Gender: Female

Role: Emotional

Key Traits: Adventurous

Character 3

Name: Ray

Age: 21

Gender: Male

Role: Antagonist

Key Traits: Criminal

Supplemental Materials