The Mayor of Successive Miracles

Book Cover

COMEDY DRAMA HISTORICAL FICTION WAR ACTION ADVENTURE

1980s & '90s

Hamlin Tallent

Logline

The Mayor of Successive Miracles is about Jack Grant, a self-serving and total ass, who rises to fame in the U.S. Navy on the backs of others.

Genre

Comedy, Drama, Historical Fiction, War, Action, Adventure

Target Audiences

Age: 35-54

Target Gender: Male leaning

Setting

Virginia Beach, San Diego, Washington D.C., Iraq

Based on a True Story

No

Publishing Details

Status: Yes: self-published

Year Published: 2018

Starting Description

Jack Grant is a selfish and manipulating naval officer who succeeds despite his tremendous character flaws. He becomes a hero in the skies over Iraq and parlays that toward becoming an admiral!

Ending Description

Jack questions his life and the things he has done and resigns from the navy. He travels to a small town where he is confronted by a local lawman.

Group Specific

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Hard Copy Available

No

ISBN

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Mature Audience Themes

Nudity, Language/Profanity, Extreme Violence

Plot - Other Elements

Meaningful Message, Philosophical Questions, Twist

Plot - Premise

Tragedy

Main Character Details

Name: Jack Grant

Age: 40

Gender: Male

Role: Protagonist

Key Traits: Unapologetic, Charming, Greedy, Insecure, Manipulative, Narcissistic, Power-hungry, Sarcastic

Additional Character Details

Name: Grace Grant

Age: 40

Gender: Female

Role: Protagonist

Key Traits: Beautiful, Educated, Gracious, Honorable, Romantic, Selfless, Charming, Empathetic, Insecure, Strong Moral Code, Underdog

Additional Character Details

Name: John "Jocko" Barnes

Age: 25

Gender: Male

Role: Antagonist

Key Traits: Patriotic, Adventurous, Faithful, Masculine, Engaging, Heroic, Honorable, Aggressive, Decisive, Educated, Confident, Leader, Skillful, Strong Moral Code

Additional Character Details

Name: Frank Wright

Age: 46

Gender: Male

Role: Mentor

Key Traits: Confident, Educated, Engaging, Strong Moral Code, Aspiring, Flexible, Honorable, Leader, Masculine, Patriotic, Skillful, Decisive

Logline

The Mayor of Successive Miracles is about Jack Grant, a self-serving and total ass, who rises to fame in the U.S. Navy on the backs of others.

Short Summary

Jack Grant is a selfish and manipulating naval officer who succeeds despite his tremendous character flaws. He becomes a hero in the skies over Iraq and parlays that toward becoming an admiral!


Jack questions his life and the things he has done and resigns from the navy. He travels to a small town where he is confronted by a local lawman.

Development Pitch

About The Author

Core Theme

Tragedy,

Characters

Main Character

Name: Jack Grant

Age: 40

Gender: Male

Role: Protagonist

Key Traits: Unapologetic, Charming, Greedy, Insecure, Manipulative, Narcissistic, Power-hungry, Sarcastic

Character 1

Name: Grace Grant

Age: 40

Gender: Female

Role: Protagonist

Key Traits: Beautiful, Educated, Gracious, Honorable, Romantic, Selfless, Charming, Empathetic, Insecure, Strong Moral Code, Underdog

Character 2

Name: John "Jocko" Barnes

Age: 25

Gender: Male

Role: Antagonist

Key Traits: Patriotic, Adventurous, Faithful, Masculine, Engaging, Heroic, Honorable, Aggressive, Decisive, Educated, Confident, Leader, Skillful, Strong Moral Code

Character 3

Name: Frank Wright

Age: 46

Gender: Male

Role: Mentor

Key Traits: Confident, Educated, Engaging, Strong Moral Code, Aspiring, Flexible, Honorable, Leader, Masculine, Patriotic, Skillful, Decisive

Supplemental Materials

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