Unscrupulous

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ACTION ADVENTURE DRAMA EPIC HISTORICAL FICTION ROMANCE

19th Century

Morgan Lee Wylie

Logline

An outcast fights for an identity separate from that of his criminal father, for a woman he'll never be allowed to keep, for a fate that doesn't have him staring down the barrel of a .45. He is a gunfighter reviled as the worst of men; she is the sheriff's wife he's sent to rescue.

Genre

Action, Adventure, Drama, Epic, Historical Fiction, Romance

Target Audiences

Age: 18-34

Target Gender: Universal

Setting

Arizona Territory, 1885

Based on a True Story

No

Publishing Details

Status: Yes: self-published

Year Published: 2018

Starting Description

Seven years ago, he was just a boy, smitten with a girl, wishing for a life like everyone else's. That was before he shot and killed a man, before he rode with a gang of Arizona Territory's most indiscriminate villains, and before he ended up in Yuma Prison.

Ending Description

Having been shot by his nemesis, the hero keeps his promise to return to his lady. He finally discovers his worth in the moment of his death.

Group Specific

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Hard Copy Available

No

ISBN

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Mature Audience Themes

Nudity, Language/Profanity

Plot - Other Elements

Coming of Age

Plot - Premise

,Star-crossed love story

Main Character Details

Name: Josiah Wyland

Age: 22

Gender: Male

Role: Protagonist

Key Traits: Badass, Criminal, Lone Wolf, Perseverance, Underdog

Additional Character Details

Name: Aimee

Age: 17

Gender: Female

Role: Emotional

Key Traits: Empathetic, Faithful, Insecure, Naive, Romantic

Additional Character Details

Name: Del Cooper

Age: 60

Gender: Male

Role: Antagonist

Key Traits: Decisive, Educated, Strong Moral Code

Additional Character Details

Name: Rook Kelly

Age: 21

Gender: Male

Role: Antagonist

Key Traits: Greedy, Manipulative, Power-hungry, Secretive, Villainous

Logline

An outcast fights for an identity separate from that of his criminal father, for a woman he'll never be allowed to keep, for a fate that doesn't have him staring down the barrel of a .45. He is a gunfighter reviled as the worst of men; she is the sheriff's wife he's sent to rescue.

Short Summary

Seven years ago, he was just a boy, smitten with a girl, wishing for a life like everyone else's. That was before he shot and killed a man, before he rode with a gang of Arizona Territory's most indiscriminate villains, and before he ended up in Yuma Prison.


Having been shot by his nemesis, the hero keeps his promise to return to his lady. He finally discovers his worth in the moment of his death.

Development Pitch

About The Author

Core Theme

,Star-crossed love story

Characters

Main Character

Name: Josiah Wyland

Age: 22

Gender: Male

Role: Protagonist

Key Traits: Badass, Criminal, Lone Wolf, Perseverance, Underdog

Character 1

Name: Aimee

Age: 17

Gender: Female

Role: Emotional

Key Traits: Empathetic, Faithful, Insecure, Naive, Romantic

Character 2

Name: Del Cooper

Age: 60

Gender: Male

Role: Antagonist

Key Traits: Decisive, Educated, Strong Moral Code

Character 3

Name: Rook Kelly

Age: 21

Gender: Male

Role: Antagonist

Key Traits: Greedy, Manipulative, Power-hungry, Secretive, Villainous

Supplemental Materials

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