A Difficult Crossing

Vincent Donovan vindonovan@gmail.com 743465582651

DRAMA FAMILY MYSTERY RELIGIOUS ADVENTURE CRIME

1980s & '90s

Vincent Donovan

Logline

More than noble promises are lost when the ice breaks on World End Pond... A murderous drowning… A missing woman feared dead… Its uncanny resolution depends upon a half-drowned man that discovers his better half survived.

Genre

Drama, Family, Mystery, Religious, Adventure, Crime

Target Audiences

Age: 35-54

Target Gender: Universal

Setting

Salem, New Hampshire & Haverhill, Massachusetts

Based on a True Story

No

Publishing Details

Status: Yes: with a Publisher

Publisher: Electio Publishing

Year Published: 2018

Starting Description

After the tragic death of his parents, Christopher Maguire is determined to raise his young sister but quickly finds himself eyewitness to the jealous rage of his cousin. When he attempts to stop a brutal attack in the middle of a snowstorm, the ice gives way.

Ending Description

Christopher discovers his best friend and town hero, Sergeant Mike is the one who kidnapped Lori and fights for his life. Emboldened, he reunites with his sister and secures a future with Mary

Group Specific

Information not completed

Hard Copy Available

No

ISBN

Information not completed

Mature Audience Themes

Information not completed

Plot - Other Elements

Happy Ending, Philosophical Questions, Twist

Plot - Premise

Internal Journey/Rebirth

Main Character Details

Name: Christopher Maquire

Age: 25

Gender: Male

Role: Protagonist

Key Traits: Desperate, Funny, Religious, Strong Moral Code, Crazy, Extraordinary Powers and Abilities, Honorable, Perseverance, Romantic, Complex, Faithful, Underdog, Gracious, Insecure

Additional Character Details

Name: Mary Martin (a.k.a "Morbid Mary)

Age: 25

Gender: Female

Role: Sidekick

Key Traits: Insecure, Naive, Aspiring, Blunt, Crazy, Faithful, Honorable

Additional Character Details

Name: Sergeant Mike

Age: 47

Gender: Male

Role: Antagonist

Key Traits: Confident, Masculine, Secretive, Aggressive, Blunt, Decisive, Leader, Manipulative, Seductive

Additional Character Details

Name: AJ

Age: 30

Gender: Male

Role: Antagonist

Key Traits: Aggressive, Blunt, Sarcastic, Secretive, Villainous, Badass, Masculine, Narcissistic, Uneducated

Logline

More than noble promises are lost when the ice breaks on World End Pond... A murderous drowning… A missing woman feared dead… Its uncanny resolution depends upon a half-drowned man that discovers his better half survived.

Short Summary

After the tragic death of his parents, Christopher Maguire is determined to raise his young sister but quickly finds himself eyewitness to the jealous rage of his cousin. When he attempts to stop a brutal attack in the middle of a snowstorm, the ice gives way.


Christopher discovers his best friend and town hero, Sergeant Mike is the one who kidnapped Lori and fights for his life. Emboldened, he reunites with his sister and secures a future with Mary

Development Pitch

About The Author

Core Theme

Internal Journey/Rebirth

Characters

Main Character

Name: Christopher Maquire

Age: 25

Gender: Male

Role: Protagonist

Key Traits: Desperate, Funny, Religious, Strong Moral Code, Crazy, Extraordinary Powers and Abilities, Honorable, Perseverance, Romantic, Complex, Faithful, Underdog, Gracious, Insecure

Character 1

Name: Mary Martin (a.k.a "Morbid Mary)

Age: 25

Gender: Female

Role: Sidekick

Key Traits: Insecure, Naive, Aspiring, Blunt, Crazy, Faithful, Honorable

Character 2

Name: Sergeant Mike

Age: 47

Gender: Male

Role: Antagonist

Key Traits: Confident, Masculine, Secretive, Aggressive, Blunt, Decisive, Leader, Manipulative, Seductive

Character 3

Name: AJ

Age: 30

Gender: Male

Role: Antagonist

Key Traits: Aggressive, Blunt, Sarcastic, Secretive, Villainous, Badass, Masculine, Narcissistic, Uneducated

Supplemental Materials