HOMEGROWN

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ACTION CRIME DETECTIVE MYSTERY SUSPENSE / THRILLER

Contemporary

LJ Alvarez

Logline

HOMEGROWN How many dirty FBI Agents do you know? When LAPD Detective, and former Army Ranger, Steve Hudson uncovers not only a silent terror cell but a radical Islamic mole inside the FBI, a counter-terrorism investigation becomes a counter-terrorism, espionage, and treason investigation. Homegrown is set against a backdrop of current national and international events played out on the streets of urban America. The threats are real…. HOMEGROWN is inspired by true events which have been fictionalized to protect the innocent, with an insider’s view of modern police operations and counter terrorism investigations.

Genre

Action, Crime, Detective, Mystery, Suspense / Thriller

Target Audiences

Age: 18-34

Target Gender: Male leaning

Setting

Los Angeles

Based on a True Story

Yes

Publishing Details

Status: Yes: self-published

Year Published: 2018

Starting Description

U.S. Army Ranger, Steve Hudson, jumps into a hot landing zone during the Panama Invasion and becomes an LAPD counter terrorism Detective. Meanwhile, in the lawless NWF Province of Pakistan along the Afghani border, a radical Islamic extremist is making plans in the US. A traumatic event links them.

Ending Description

Real world threats come to life sending Los Angeles into chaos and testing the resilience of our first responders.

Group Specific

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Hard Copy Available

No

ISBN

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Mature Audience Themes

Extreme Violence, Language/Profanity

Plot - Other Elements

Meaningful Message, Twist, Happy Ending

Plot - Premise

Overcoming Monster/Villain

Main Character Details

Name: Steve Hudson

Age: 33

Gender: Male

Role: Logical

Key Traits: Masculine, Adventurous, Confident, Blunt, Engaging, Decisive, Perseverance, Heroic, Honorable, Leader, Skillful, Strong Moral Code, Aggressive, Badass, Charming, Patriotic

Additional Character Details

Name: Qazi

Age: 60

Gender: Male

Role: Mentor

Key Traits: Charming, Criminal, Power-hungry, Religious, Sophisticated, Skillful, Complex, Decisive, Educated, Leader, Manipulative, Seductive, Secretive

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Logline

HOMEGROWN How many dirty FBI Agents do you know? When LAPD Detective, and former Army Ranger, Steve Hudson uncovers not only a silent terror cell but a radical Islamic mole inside the FBI, a counter-terrorism investigation becomes a counter-terrorism, espionage, and treason investigation. Homegrown is set against a backdrop of current national and international events played out on the streets of urban America. The threats are real…. HOMEGROWN is inspired by true events which have been fictionalized to protect the innocent, with an insider’s view of modern police operations and counter terrorism investigations.

Short Summary

U.S. Army Ranger, Steve Hudson, jumps into a hot landing zone during the Panama Invasion and becomes an LAPD counter terrorism Detective. Meanwhile, in the lawless NWF Province of Pakistan along the Afghani border, a radical Islamic extremist is making plans in the US. A traumatic event links them.


Real world threats come to life sending Los Angeles into chaos and testing the resilience of our first responders.

Development Pitch

About The Author

Core Theme

Overcoming Monster/Villain,

Characters

Main Character

Name: Steve Hudson

Age: 33

Gender: Male

Role: Logical

Key Traits: Masculine, Adventurous, Confident, Blunt, Engaging, Decisive, Perseverance, Heroic, Honorable, Leader, Skillful, Strong Moral Code, Aggressive, Badass, Charming, Patriotic

Character 1

Name: Qazi

Age: 60

Gender: Male

Role: Mentor

Key Traits: Charming, Criminal, Power-hungry, Religious, Sophisticated, Skillful, Complex, Decisive, Educated, Leader, Manipulative, Seductive, Secretive

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