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ROMANCE SUSPENSE / THRILLER WAR ACTION ADVENTURE

1980s & '90s

Glenn A. Bell

Logline

Ethan Breaux, call sign Cajun, has been flying charters out of Bristol, England for two years. His life as a civilian pilot has been going very well after many years flying Special Ops missions in Army helicopters. Cajun is sought out by the CIA to coordinate then execute a super clandestine military style operation into Mogadishu, Somalia to retrieve a North Korean nuclear weapon hijacked by pirates at the behest of Hezbollah Islamic terrorist.

Genre

Romance, Suspense / Thriller, War, Action, Adventure

Target Audiences

Age: 35-54

Target Gender: Universal

Setting

England, Oman, Somalia, Ethiopia, Indian Ocean

Based on a True Story

Yes

Publishing Details

Status: Yes: self-published

Year Published: 2010

Starting Description

Ethan Breaux. puts together a team from his old days in the U.S. Army while flying operations in Iraq to include pilots, mechanics, and "Seals". Their mission is to penetrate terrorist in Mogadishu, retrieve the nuclear weapon, and fly out to sea to be met well offshore by an aircraft carrier.

Ending Description

One helicopter is lost in the fire fight to retrieve the weapon and the other is shot up and losing fuel as they fly out in the darkness of the Indian Ocean. Eventually, they ditch at sea, are recused by an American submarine, and are delivered to the American aircraft carrier.

Group Specific

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Hard Copy Available

No

ISBN

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Mature Audience Themes

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Plot - Other Elements

Happy Ending, Meaningful Message, Twist

Plot - Premise

Overcoming Monster/Villain

Main Character Details

Name: Ethan Breaux, call sign "Cajun". He is a well trained military attack helicopter pilot who spent several years flying in the Army.

Age: 38

Gender: Male

Role: Mentor

Key Traits: Badass, Empathetic, Engaging, Faithful, Flexible, Funny, Adventurous, Aggressive, Heroic, Honorable, Leader, Decisive, Educated

Additional Character Details

Name: Many other characters including a nurse named Savannah.

Age: 38

Gender: Female

Role: Emotional

Key Traits: Beautiful, Faithful, Funny, Empathetic, Engaging, Adventurous, Charming, Complex, Confident, Educated

Additional Character Details

Name: Another Cobra Attack Helicopter Pilot named Jim flying copilot with Cajun who is eventually killed when their helicopter is hit by a RPG missle.

Age: 36

Gender: Male

Role: Logical

Key Traits: Adventurous, Engaging, Skillful, Badass, Blunt, Decisive, Patriotic, Heroic, Masculine, Confident, Educated, Empathetic, Flexible, Aggressive, Funny, Honorable, Strong Moral Code

Additional Character Details

Name: A CIA Officer assigned to coordinate with the U.S. Government about the mission. His call sign, which he hates, is "Pigeon". His nickname originated in Iraq when he had some dealings with the main character Cajun.

Age: 38

Gender: Male

Role: Logical

Key Traits: Strong Moral Code, Aggressive, Confident, Decisive, Educated, Leader, Romantic, Adventurous, Complex, Heroic, Honorable, Patriotic

Logline

Ethan Breaux, call sign Cajun, has been flying charters out of Bristol, England for two years. His life as a civilian pilot has been going very well after many years flying Special Ops missions in Army helicopters. Cajun is sought out by the CIA to coordinate then execute a super clandestine military style operation into Mogadishu, Somalia to retrieve a North Korean nuclear weapon hijacked by pirates at the behest of Hezbollah Islamic terrorist.

Short Summary

Ethan Breaux. puts together a team from his old days in the U.S. Army while flying operations in Iraq to include pilots, mechanics, and "Seals". Their mission is to penetrate terrorist in Mogadishu, retrieve the nuclear weapon, and fly out to sea to be met well offshore by an aircraft carrier.


One helicopter is lost in the fire fight to retrieve the weapon and the other is shot up and losing fuel as they fly out in the darkness of the Indian Ocean. Eventually, they ditch at sea, are recused by an American submarine, and are delivered to the American aircraft carrier.

Development Pitch

About The Author

Core Theme

Overcoming Monster/Villain,

Characters

Main Character

Name: Ethan Breaux, call sign "Cajun". He is a well trained military attack helicopter pilot who spent several years flying in the Army.

Age: 38

Gender: Male

Role: Mentor

Key Traits: Badass, Empathetic, Engaging, Faithful, Flexible, Funny, Adventurous, Aggressive, Heroic, Honorable, Leader, Decisive, Educated

Character 1

Name: Many other characters including a nurse named Savannah.

Age: 38

Gender: Female

Role: Emotional

Key Traits: Beautiful, Faithful, Funny, Empathetic, Engaging, Adventurous, Charming, Complex, Confident, Educated

Character 2

Name: Another Cobra Attack Helicopter Pilot named Jim flying copilot with Cajun who is eventually killed when their helicopter is hit by a RPG missle.

Age: 36

Gender: Male

Role: Logical

Key Traits: Adventurous, Engaging, Skillful, Badass, Blunt, Decisive, Patriotic, Heroic, Masculine, Confident, Educated, Empathetic, Flexible, Aggressive, Funny, Honorable, Strong Moral Code

Character 3

Name: A CIA Officer assigned to coordinate with the U.S. Government about the mission. His call sign, which he hates, is "Pigeon". His nickname originated in Iraq when he had some dealings with the main character Cajun.

Age: 38

Gender: Male

Role: Logical

Key Traits: Strong Moral Code, Aggressive, Confident, Decisive, Educated, Leader, Romantic, Adventurous, Complex, Heroic, Honorable, Patriotic

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