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DRAMA ROMANCE SUSPENSE / THRILLER MYSTERY CRIME

2000s

J.B. Millhollin

Logline

Nashville District Attorney Jim Markman's only child is kidnapped and never found. Jim's life falls completely apart. Now, six years later, he must dance with the devil as he prosecutes a man for murder and is told he needs to make sure the accused is found not guilty by the jury, and if he is, the defendant will reveal the location of his daughter--she is alive and well.

Genre

Drama, Romance, Suspense / Thriller, Mystery, Crime

Target Audiences

Age: 35-54

Target Gender: Universal

Setting

Nashville

Based on a True Story

No

Publishing Details

Status: Yes: with a Publisher

Publisher: Fulton Books

Year Published: 2016

Starting Description

Prosecutor Jim Markman is living a perfect life until his daughter is kidnapped. During a murder trial six years later, he is told if he makes sure the jury finds the defendant not guilty, his daughter will be returned to him, unharmed.

Ending Description

Jim is never reunited with his daughter, and is in fact, murdered by the same men that kidnapped her just as he finally determined she was still alive.

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Hard Copy Available

No

ISBN

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Mature Audience Themes

Language/Profanity

Plot - Other Elements

Twist

Plot - Premise

Quest

Main Character Details

Name: Jim Markman

Age: 35

Gender: Male

Role: Protagonist

Key Traits: Heroic, Perseverance, Complex, Confident, Desperate, Educated, Engaging, Honorable

Additional Character Details

Name: Lois Jackson

Age: 35

Gender: Female

Role: Emotional

Key Traits: Engaging, Manipulative, Romantic, Villainous, Beautiful, Charming, Complex, Confident

Additional Character Details

Name: Max Clammer

Age: 45

Gender: Male

Role: Antagonist

Key Traits: Villainous, Badass, Decisive, Sarcastic, Complex, Confident, Criminal, Insecure, Manipulative, Aggressive, Blunt, Clumsy, Uneducated

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Logline

Nashville District Attorney Jim Markman's only child is kidnapped and never found. Jim's life falls completely apart. Now, six years later, he must dance with the devil as he prosecutes a man for murder and is told he needs to make sure the accused is found not guilty by the jury, and if he is, the defendant will reveal the location of his daughter--she is alive and well.

Short Summary

Prosecutor Jim Markman is living a perfect life until his daughter is kidnapped. During a murder trial six years later, he is told if he makes sure the jury finds the defendant not guilty, his daughter will be returned to him, unharmed.


Jim is never reunited with his daughter, and is in fact, murdered by the same men that kidnapped her just as he finally determined she was still alive.

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Core Theme

Quest,

Characters

Main Character

Name: Jim Markman

Age: 35

Gender: Male

Role: Protagonist

Key Traits: Heroic, Perseverance, Complex, Confident, Desperate, Educated, Engaging, Honorable

Character 1

Name: Lois Jackson

Age: 35

Gender: Female

Role: Emotional

Key Traits: Engaging, Manipulative, Romantic, Villainous, Beautiful, Charming, Complex, Confident

Character 2

Name: Max Clammer

Age: 45

Gender: Male

Role: Antagonist

Key Traits: Villainous, Badass, Decisive, Sarcastic, Complex, Confident, Criminal, Insecure, Manipulative, Aggressive, Blunt, Clumsy, Uneducated

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