Chasing Ambulances

Tom Nilsson tomnilsson21@gmail.com 1308183003195

SUSPENSE / THRILLER

Contemporary

Tom Nilsson

Logline

Chasing Ambulances is the story of a heart-sick, alcoholic former personal injury attorney who is hired as an investigator on a criminal defense team. Unbeknownst to him he's being used by the firm to skirt the attorney-client privilege in order to mete out their own form of justice on a client. Throw in a gorgeous litigator with a fractured romantic past of her own and working together down the perfectly laid path they battle to get to the desired conclusion. The story teller is revealed in the very last paragraph of the story. It is alcohol. Isn't every story better when fueled by booze?

Genre

Suspense / Thriller

Target Audiences

Age: 35-54

Target Gender: Universal

Setting

Springfield, IL

Based on a True Story

No

Publishing Details

Status: No

Starting Description

My friend Eric, a successful attorney, lost his finance in a car wreck eight months ago. That's when we meet. Since then he's a drunk. He's hired by a firm as investigator to help with a defense. He meets Jillian and together they investigate their client and the wreck that killed his finace'

Ending Description

He connects the dots and uncovers that their client killed his finace'. He knows the firm is can't but a new grey area gives him latitude to expose the bad guys. But they ambush and shoot him. He survives, names the bad guys and goes off to rehab. At the end booze is revealed as storyteller.

Group Specific

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Hard Copy Available

No

ISBN

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Mature Audience Themes

Substance Abuse, Language/Profanity

Plot - Other Elements

Twist

Plot - Premise

Overcoming Monster/Villain

Main Character Details

Name: Eric McKegney

Age: 32

Gender: Male

Role: Protagonist

Key Traits: Charming, Funny, Honorable

Additional Character Details

Name: Jillian Stennet

Age: 32

Gender: Female

Role: Sidekick

Key Traits: Educated, Secretive, Aggressive, Aspiring, Beautiful, Complex

Additional Character Details

Name: J. Tyler McGraw

Age: 65

Gender: Male

Role: Antagonist

Key Traits: Narcissistic, Educated, Manipulative

Additional Character Details

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Logline

Chasing Ambulances is the story of a heart-sick, alcoholic former personal injury attorney who is hired as an investigator on a criminal defense team. Unbeknownst to him he's being used by the firm to skirt the attorney-client privilege in order to mete out their own form of justice on a client. Throw in a gorgeous litigator with a fractured romantic past of her own and working together down the perfectly laid path they battle to get to the desired conclusion. The story teller is revealed in the very last paragraph of the story. It is alcohol. Isn't every story better when fueled by booze?

Short Summary

My friend Eric, a successful attorney, lost his finance in a car wreck eight months ago. That's when we meet. Since then he's a drunk. He's hired by a firm as investigator to help with a defense. He meets Jillian and together they investigate their client and the wreck that killed his finace'


He connects the dots and uncovers that their client killed his finace'. He knows the firm is can't but a new grey area gives him latitude to expose the bad guys. But they ambush and shoot him. He survives, names the bad guys and goes off to rehab. At the end booze is revealed as storyteller.

Development Pitch

About The Author

Core Theme

Overcoming Monster/Villain,

Characters

Main Character

Name: Eric McKegney

Age: 32

Gender: Male

Role: Protagonist

Key Traits: Charming, Funny, Honorable

Character 1

Name: Jillian Stennet

Age: 32

Gender: Female

Role: Sidekick

Key Traits: Educated, Secretive, Aggressive, Aspiring, Beautiful, Complex

Character 2

Name: J. Tyler McGraw

Age: 65

Gender: Male

Role: Antagonist

Key Traits: Narcissistic, Educated, Manipulative

Supplemental Materials

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