The Travis Club

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HISTORICAL FICTION MYSTERY SUSPENSE / THRILLER

1980s & '90s

Mark Louis Rybczyk

Logline

Taylor Nichols is a young writer who pens obscure historical guidebooks about his hometown, San Antonio, Texas. His work receives little notice until he unearths a 100 year old mystery that the powerful had hoped would never be uncovered. How far will the city's power brokers go to silence Taylor and his band of friends known as The Travis Club? Intrigue and romance bring this mystery alive in a one of a kind city, San Antonio.

Genre

Historical Fiction, Mystery, Suspense / Thriller

Target Audiences

Age: 35-54

Target Gender: Universal

Setting

San Antonio, Texas

Based on a True Story

No

Publishing Details

Status: Yes: self-published

Year Published: 2013

Starting Description

A young San Antonio based writer and his slacker friends realizes that his latest book might have uncovered a 100 year old secret that the city's power brokers and the Catholic Church have wished to remain a secret.

Ending Description

The writer discovers that the city wants to build a reservoir on a piece of land where the secret catacomb of the Alamo defenders is located. The writer's slacker friends foil a plan by the city's power brokers to entomb the writer forever in the catacomb and finally expose the secret location.

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Hard Copy Available

No

ISBN

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Mature Audience Themes

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Plot - Other Elements

Twist

Plot - Premise

,100 year old mystery solved and revealed

Main Character Details

Name: Taylor Nichols

Age: 26

Gender: Male

Role: Protagonist

Key Traits: Empathetic, Heartthrob, Insecure, Leader, Perseverance, Honorable, Modest, Romantic, Strong Moral Code

Additional Character Details

Name: Steve

Age: 26

Gender: Male

Role: Sidekick

Key Traits: Funny, Romantic

Additional Character Details

Name: Noel Black

Age: 47

Gender: Male

Role: Antagonist

Key Traits: Power-hungry, Villainous, Aggressive, Criminal, Greedy, Manipulative

Additional Character Details

Name: Father Olivares

Age: 30

Gender: Male

Role: Antagonist

Key Traits: Complex, Desperate, Power-hungry, Aspiring

Logline

Taylor Nichols is a young writer who pens obscure historical guidebooks about his hometown, San Antonio, Texas. His work receives little notice until he unearths a 100 year old mystery that the powerful had hoped would never be uncovered. How far will the city's power brokers go to silence Taylor and his band of friends known as The Travis Club? Intrigue and romance bring this mystery alive in a one of a kind city, San Antonio.

Short Summary

A young San Antonio based writer and his slacker friends realizes that his latest book might have uncovered a 100 year old secret that the city's power brokers and the Catholic Church have wished to remain a secret.


The writer discovers that the city wants to build a reservoir on a piece of land where the secret catacomb of the Alamo defenders is located. The writer's slacker friends foil a plan by the city's power brokers to entomb the writer forever in the catacomb and finally expose the secret location.

Development Pitch

About The Author

Core Theme

,100 year old mystery solved and revealed

Characters

Main Character

Name: Taylor Nichols

Age: 26

Gender: Male

Role: Protagonist

Key Traits: Empathetic, Heartthrob, Insecure, Leader, Perseverance, Honorable, Modest, Romantic, Strong Moral Code

Character 1

Name: Steve

Age: 26

Gender: Male

Role: Sidekick

Key Traits: Funny, Romantic

Character 2

Name: Noel Black

Age: 47

Gender: Male

Role: Antagonist

Key Traits: Power-hungry, Villainous, Aggressive, Criminal, Greedy, Manipulative

Character 3

Name: Father Olivares

Age: 30

Gender: Male

Role: Antagonist

Key Traits: Complex, Desperate, Power-hungry, Aspiring

Supplemental Materials

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