Hallowed Ground

Frank Cáceres, PhD drfrankcaceres@yahoo.com 1056075382843

MYSTERY

2000s

Frank Cáceres, PhD

Logline

Two sisters are brought to the United States from Ecuador with the promise of a good life, job, and place to live. Instead, they are thrust into a world of prostitution and drugs. Set in Tampa, "Hallowed Ground" is the story of human trafficking in FlorIda, the third largest destination state in the U.S.

Genre

Mystery

Target Audiences

Age: 35-54

Target Gender: Universal

Setting

Tampa, FL

Based on a True Story

No

Publishing Details

Status: Yes: with a Publisher

Publisher: Brighton Publishing

Year Published: 2012

Starting Description

An intersection-widening project uncovers several human remains from an old church graveyard. The medical examiner determines that two of the bodies have only been dead for six months.

Ending Description

The trafficker is killed by police and the two sisters return to their parents in Ecuador.

Group Specific

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Hard Copy Available

No

ISBN

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Mature Audience Themes

Language/Profanity, Sexual Abuse, Substance Abuse

Plot - Other Elements

Philosophical Questions, Coming of Age, Happy Ending, Meaningful Message

Plot - Premise

Overcoming Monster/Villain

Main Character Details

Name: Luis Ortiz/Fred Hodge

Age: 50

Gender: Male

Role: Protagonist

Key Traits: Aggressive, Badass, Decisive, Masculine, Perseverance, Strong Moral Code

Additional Character Details

Name: Several characters.

Age:

Gender:

Role: Antagonist

Key Traits: Perseverance, Villainous, Aggressive, Beautiful, Confident, Heroic, Outspoken, Skillful, Blunt, Complex, Desperate, Honorable, Power-hungry, Strong Moral Code, Decisive, Leader, Manipulative, Narcissistic, Masculine, Criminal, Greedy, Insecure, Lone Wolf

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Logline

Two sisters are brought to the United States from Ecuador with the promise of a good life, job, and place to live. Instead, they are thrust into a world of prostitution and drugs. Set in Tampa, "Hallowed Ground" is the story of human trafficking in FlorIda, the third largest destination state in the U.S.

Short Summary

An intersection-widening project uncovers several human remains from an old church graveyard. The medical examiner determines that two of the bodies have only been dead for six months.


The trafficker is killed by police and the two sisters return to their parents in Ecuador.

Development Pitch

About The Author

Core Theme

Overcoming Monster/Villain

Characters

Main Character

Name: Luis Ortiz/Fred Hodge

Age: 50

Gender: Male

Role: Protagonist

Key Traits: Aggressive, Badass, Decisive, Masculine, Perseverance, Strong Moral Code

Character 1

Name: Several characters.

Age:

Gender:

Role: Antagonist

Key Traits: Perseverance, Villainous, Aggressive, Beautiful, Confident, Heroic, Outspoken, Skillful, Blunt, Complex, Desperate, Honorable, Power-hungry, Strong Moral Code, Decisive, Leader, Manipulative, Narcissistic, Masculine, Criminal, Greedy, Insecure, Lone Wolf

Supplemental Materials

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