DRAGON'S TEETH

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CRIME HISTORICAL FICTION DRAMA

20th Century (multiple decades)

PHILIP J. MOSS

Logline

Dragon's Teeth is the story of Sybil Endicott, recently named "Teacher of the Year" after 30 years of teaching in Maine, who has been unmasked as Stephanie Morris, charged in 1971 with being an accessory to the murder of a cop in New Jersey, but who jumped bail and went underground.

Genre

Crime, Historical Fiction, Drama

Target Audiences

Age: 55+

Target Gender: Female leaning

Setting

Trenton, New Jersey; Dorset, Maine; Albany, NY

Based on a True Story

No

Publishing Details

Status: Yes: self-published

Year Published: 2017

Starting Description

Sybil moved from one women's shelter to another along the East Coast, got a new identity, a teacher's certificate, married, had 2 kids, but now must return to NJ to face the charges

Ending Description

She is shot and killed by a man who learned her name from his own wife before he killed her; the wife met Sybil at a shelter; the killer connected the dots from the publicity when Sybil's story was published in the mass and social media

Group Specific

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Hard Copy Available

No

ISBN

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Mature Audience Themes

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Plot - Other Elements

Meaningful Message

Plot - Premise

,social commentary

Main Character Details

Name: Stephanie Morris, later Sybil Endicott

Age: 57

Gender: Female

Role: Protagonist

Key Traits: Selfless, Underdog, Beautiful, Desperate, Empathetic, Honorable, Modest, Faithful, Heroic, Perseverance

Additional Character Details

Name: Donna Packwood

Age: 37

Gender: Female

Role: Antagonist

Key Traits: Insecure, Manipulative, Narcissistic

Additional Character Details

Name: Mimi Rogers

Age: 35

Gender: Female

Role: Antagonist

Key Traits: Beautiful, Manipulative

Additional Character Details

Name: Becka Williams

Age: 66

Gender: Female

Role: Mentor

Key Traits: Confident, Leader, Selfless, Unapologetic, Blunt, Decisive, Heroic, Outspoken, Strong Moral Code

Logline

Dragon's Teeth is the story of Sybil Endicott, recently named "Teacher of the Year" after 30 years of teaching in Maine, who has been unmasked as Stephanie Morris, charged in 1971 with being an accessory to the murder of a cop in New Jersey, but who jumped bail and went underground.

Short Summary

Sybil moved from one women's shelter to another along the East Coast, got a new identity, a teacher's certificate, married, had 2 kids, but now must return to NJ to face the charges


She is shot and killed by a man who learned her name from his own wife before he killed her; the wife met Sybil at a shelter; the killer connected the dots from the publicity when Sybil's story was published in the mass and social media

Development Pitch

About The Author

Core Theme

,social commentary

Characters

Main Character

Name: Stephanie Morris, later Sybil Endicott

Age: 57

Gender: Female

Role: Protagonist

Key Traits: Selfless, Underdog, Beautiful, Desperate, Empathetic, Honorable, Modest, Faithful, Heroic, Perseverance

Character 1

Name: Donna Packwood

Age: 37

Gender: Female

Role: Antagonist

Key Traits: Insecure, Manipulative, Narcissistic

Character 2

Name: Mimi Rogers

Age: 35

Gender: Female

Role: Antagonist

Key Traits: Beautiful, Manipulative

Character 3

Name: Becka Williams

Age: 66

Gender: Female

Role: Mentor

Key Traits: Confident, Leader, Selfless, Unapologetic, Blunt, Decisive, Heroic, Outspoken, Strong Moral Code

Supplemental Materials

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