GTO Road

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1960s & '70s

Michael Beiriger

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GTO Road is a gritty action tale, most easily described as 'Fast and Furious meets Thunder Road.' Set in 1972, it is the story of small-time marijuana growers in California, when daredevils drove hot muscle cars to run pot from Northern California south to the big cities.


Suspense / Thriller, Action, Crime, Drama,

Short Summary

Alex Swain, hot young journalist, is writing an expose about the VA when he meets brash, macho Carl Miller and his father, a disabled WWII vet. Alex convinces Carl Miller to allow him to come to their mountain home for interviews, but discovers Miller needs to run pot to pay for his father's care.


Northern California mountains, San Francisco, Suasalito, San Jose

Based on a True Story


Plot - Premise


Plot - Other Elements


Mature Audience Themes

Extreme Violence, Language/Profanity, Substance Abuse

Main Character Details

Name: Alex Swain

Age: 27

Gender: Male

Role: Skeptic

Key Traits: Adventurous, Empathetic, Engaging, Sarcastic, Selfless, Aspiring, Confident, Heartthrob, Honorable, Masculine, Secretive, Faithful, Flexible, Gracious, Modest, Sexy, Skillful, Blunt, Charming, Complex, Educated, Lone Wolf, Outspoken, Perseverance, Strong Moral Code, Visionary

Additional Character Details

Name: Carl Miller

Age: 29

Gender: Male

Role: Protagonist

Key Traits: Heroic, Honorable, Manipulative, Aggressive, Confident, Narcissistic, Perseverance, Seductive, Underdog, Engaging, Faithful, Heartthrob, Lone Wolf, Uneducated, Adventurous, Badass, Beautiful, Blunt, Charming, Decisive, Masculine, Outspoken, Secretive, Sexy, Skillful, Unapologetic

Additional Character Details

Name: Gene Miller

Age: 56

Gender: Male

Role: Emotional

Key Traits: Aggressive, Heroic, Honorable, Skillful, Underdog, Adventurous, Blunt, Confident, Crazy, Complex, Outspoken, Patriotic, Strong Moral Code, Badass, Manipulative, Masculine, Unapologetic, Uneducated

Additional Character Details

Name: Delaney Miller

Age: 25

Gender: Female

Role: Emotional

Key Traits: Complex, Obedient, Selfless, Faithful, Honorable, Beautiful, Heartthrob, Insecure, Outspoken, Strong Moral Code, Blunt, Desperate, Educated, Empathetic, Engaging, Naive

About The Author

Target Audiences

Age: 18-34

Target Gender: Male leaning

Group Specific

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Publishing Details

Status: Yes: self-published

Year Published: 2016

Hard Copy Available



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