Long Beach

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DRAMA SUSPENSE / THRILLER ACTION ADVENTURE

1980s & '90s

Norm Olson

Logline

Long Beach introduces Marc Ryder, an agent of a little known government agency. His marriage is on the rocks and his wife becomes involved with drug smugglers dragging him into an international drug ring. His job takes him into the USSR, Mexico, Greece and the Caribbean. Along the way he becomes friends with a Chechen smuggler, a beautiful Afghan woman and becomes the target of a formidable assassin. After an old fashioned shootout in Mexico, Ryder returns to Long Beach only to be thrown back into the gunsights of a new unperceived foe.

Genre

Drama, Suspense / Thriller, Action, Adventure

Target Audiences

Age: 35-54

Target Gender: Universal

Setting

California; Moscow; Mexico; Ukraine; Greece; Monte Carlo; Montenegro.

Based on a True Story

No

Publishing Details

Status: Yes: self-published

Year Published: 2018

Starting Description

An ordinary man working for a little known Government agency becomes involved in extraordinary circumstances changing his entire life.

Ending Description

After being thrust into the middle of an international drug smuggling ring and surviving being buried alive and almost shot by an assassin Marc Ryder starts a new life in Long Beach only to be thrown back into the gunsights of a new unperceived foe.

Group Specific

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Hard Copy Available

No

ISBN

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Mature Audience Themes

Language/Profanity

Plot - Other Elements

Twist, Happy Ending

Plot - Premise

Overcoming Monster/Villain

Main Character Details

Name: Marc Ryder

Age: 40

Gender: Male

Role: Protagonist

Key Traits: Adventurous, Aspiring

Additional Character Details

Name: Dmitri Shepelova

Age: 40

Gender: Male

Role: Sidekick

Key Traits: Aggressive, Badass, Adventurous

Additional Character Details

Name: Marina Noor

Age: 35

Gender: Female

Role: Sidekick

Key Traits: Beautiful

Additional Character Details

Name: The Bolivian

Age: 35

Gender: Female

Role: Antagonist

Key Traits: Badass, Beautiful, Charming, Criminal, Seductive

Logline

Long Beach introduces Marc Ryder, an agent of a little known government agency. His marriage is on the rocks and his wife becomes involved with drug smugglers dragging him into an international drug ring. His job takes him into the USSR, Mexico, Greece and the Caribbean. Along the way he becomes friends with a Chechen smuggler, a beautiful Afghan woman and becomes the target of a formidable assassin. After an old fashioned shootout in Mexico, Ryder returns to Long Beach only to be thrown back into the gunsights of a new unperceived foe.

Short Summary

An ordinary man working for a little known Government agency becomes involved in extraordinary circumstances changing his entire life.


After being thrust into the middle of an international drug smuggling ring and surviving being buried alive and almost shot by an assassin Marc Ryder starts a new life in Long Beach only to be thrown back into the gunsights of a new unperceived foe.

Development Pitch

About The Author

Core Theme

Overcoming Monster/Villain,

Characters

Main Character

Name: Marc Ryder

Age: 40

Gender: Male

Role: Protagonist

Key Traits: Adventurous, Aspiring

Character 1

Name: Dmitri Shepelova

Age: 40

Gender: Male

Role: Sidekick

Key Traits: Aggressive, Badass, Adventurous

Character 2

Name: Marina Noor

Age: 35

Gender: Female

Role: Sidekick

Key Traits: Beautiful

Character 3

Name: The Bolivian

Age: 35

Gender: Female

Role: Antagonist

Key Traits: Badass, Beautiful, Charming, Criminal, Seductive

Supplemental Materials

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