Bootlegger's Cove

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CRIME SUSPENSE / THRILLER ADVENTURE BIOGRAPHICAL ACTION DRAMA FAMILY MEMOIR

2000s

Rob Tillitz

Logline

The true story of an up-and-coming hardworking salmon fisherman's struggle to support family force him into smuggling on the high seas. This results in escape to become a Mexican fugitive/prisoner, 30-year sentence in USA, and eventually becoming an honorable man.

Genre

Crime, Suspense / Thriller, Adventure, Biographical, Action, Drama, Family, Memoir

Target Audiences

Age: 35-54

Target Gender: Universal

Setting

Westcoast California to Washington, Pacific Ocean, Mexico, Pakistan and the the straits of malacca and various US Federal Prisons.

Based on a True Story

Yes

Publishing Details

Status: Yes: self-published

Year Published: 2009

Starting Description

According to the plea agreement, in 1992 Falco joined with co-conspirators Jeffrey Jay Warren and others in a scheme to smuggle 50,000 pounds of hashish from Pakistan into the United States. The men hired a fisherman, Robert Tillitz, to arrange the transfer of the hashish from a freighter to a small

Ending Description

Tillitz after 12 years of pounding out briefs in the prison law library finds a loophole. He files an ancient writ of audita querela and is granted request for resentencing. On September 19, 2008 after serving 12 years and 22 days of a 30-year sentence he is resentenced to time served. He goes home.

Group Specific

Information not completed

Hard Copy Available

No

ISBN

Information not completed

Mature Audience Themes

Language/Profanity, Nudity

Plot - Other Elements

Happy Ending, Meaningful Message, Philosophical Questions, Twist, Coming of Age

Plot - Premise

,The Struggle of a Fisherman and his family.

Main Character Details

Name: Gar Walton

Age: 40

Gender: Male

Role: Protagonist

Key Traits: Skillful, Aggressive, Badass, Extraordinary Powers and Abilities, Heroic, Romantic, Crazy, Lone Wolf, Strong Moral Code, Honorable, Leader, Adventurous, Confident, Decisive, Educated, Engaging, Visionary, Aspiring, Complex, Manipulative, Masculine, Underdog

Additional Character Details

Name: There are 175 characters, probably 25 main. Susan is Gar's love of life.

Age: 40

Gender: Female

Role: Emotional

Key Traits: Unapologetic, Beautiful, Adventurous, Heartthrob, Manipulative, Seductive, Secretive, Skillful

Additional Character Details

Name: Jeff

Age: 38

Gender: Male

Role: Sidekick

Key Traits: Engaging, Skillful, Adventurous, Aggressive, Aspiring, Flexible, Funny, Heartthrob, Romantic, Sarcastic, Charming, Confident, Educated

Additional Character Details

Name: Angus, Antagonist

Age: 40

Gender: Male

Role: Antagonist

Key Traits: Greedy, Sarcastic, Unapologetic, Aggressive, Blunt, Lone Wolf, Narcissistic, Outspoken, Badass

Logline

The true story of an up-and-coming hardworking salmon fisherman's struggle to support family force him into smuggling on the high seas. This results in escape to become a Mexican fugitive/prisoner, 30-year sentence in USA, and eventually becoming an honorable man.

Short Summary

According to the plea agreement, in 1992 Falco joined with co-conspirators Jeffrey Jay Warren and others in a scheme to smuggle 50,000 pounds of hashish from Pakistan into the United States. The men hired a fisherman, Robert Tillitz, to arrange the transfer of the hashish from a freighter to a small


Tillitz after 12 years of pounding out briefs in the prison law library finds a loophole. He files an ancient writ of audita querela and is granted request for resentencing. On September 19, 2008 after serving 12 years and 22 days of a 30-year sentence he is resentenced to time served. He goes home.

Development Pitch

About The Author

Core Theme

,The Struggle of a Fisherman and his family.

Characters

Main Character

Name: Gar Walton

Age: 40

Gender: Male

Role: Protagonist

Key Traits: Skillful, Aggressive, Badass, Extraordinary Powers and Abilities, Heroic, Romantic, Crazy, Lone Wolf, Strong Moral Code, Honorable, Leader, Adventurous, Confident, Decisive, Educated, Engaging, Visionary, Aspiring, Complex, Manipulative, Masculine, Underdog

Character 1

Name: There are 175 characters, probably 25 main. Susan is Gar's love of life.

Age: 40

Gender: Female

Role: Emotional

Key Traits: Unapologetic, Beautiful, Adventurous, Heartthrob, Manipulative, Seductive, Secretive, Skillful

Character 2

Name: Jeff

Age: 38

Gender: Male

Role: Sidekick

Key Traits: Engaging, Skillful, Adventurous, Aggressive, Aspiring, Flexible, Funny, Heartthrob, Romantic, Sarcastic, Charming, Confident, Educated

Character 3

Name: Angus, Antagonist

Age: 40

Gender: Male

Role: Antagonist

Key Traits: Greedy, Sarcastic, Unapologetic, Aggressive, Blunt, Lone Wolf, Narcissistic, Outspoken, Badass

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