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DRAMA SUSPENSE / THRILLER CRIME

Contemporary

Jeremiah Treacy

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Logline

‘Breaking Bad meets Nip/Tuck’ in a vodka-soaked, cocaine infused crime drama deep in the searing Mojave Desert, where we follow a Hollywood plastic surgeon on the run from himself, Russian mobsters, a family of dirty cops, and a breached Witness Protection program that's as deadly as the Bark Scorpion.

Genre

Drama, Suspense / Thriller, Crime,

Short Summary

LA plastic surgeon, Dr. Dominic Martinez, sees his son jump off a bridge, sending Doc into a drug-fueled tailspin while writing prescriptions for the A-Lister glitterati. The Feds want him. Russian mobsters are after him, and a family of rogue Needles’ cops want to make Doc one of their own.


In a final lethal encounter, mobsters are dead in the Mojave, Doc has black leather bags packed with cash, and a new BFF, Jack Murphey, the Federal Agent who has his back. Doc fakes his own death and with Helena sitting shotgun, he guns his Speedster toward a new future.

Setting

Los Angeles, Needles, California and the Mojave Desert.

Based on a True Story

No

Plot - Premise

Internal Journey/Rebirth

Plot - Other Elements

,Personal redemption

Mature Audience Themes

Substance Abuse, Extreme Violence, Language/Profanity

Main Character Details

Name: Dr. Dominic Martinez

Age: 42

Gender: Male

Role: Protagonist

Key Traits: Criminal, Heroic, Sophisticated, Charming

Additional Character Details

Name: Helena

Age: 24

Gender: Female

Role: Emotional

Key Traits: Criminal, Decisive, Greedy, Beautiful, Badass, Charming, Romantic, Sexy

Additional Character Details

Name: Jack Murphey

Age: 44

Gender: Male

Role: Mentor

Key Traits: Badass, Confident, Criminal, Decisive, Honorable

Additional Character Details

Name: Chet

Age: 70

Gender: Male

Role: Antagonist

Key Traits: Crazy, Desperate, Villainous, Aggressive, Complex, Criminal, Greedy, Manipulative, Badass, Confident

Development Pitch

About The Author

Target Audiences

Age: 18-34

Target Gender: Male leaning

Group Specific

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Publishing Details

Status: No

Hard Copy Available

No

ISBN

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