The Last Chance Lawyer

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DRAMA MYSTERY SUSPENSE / THRILLER CRIME

Contemporary

William Bernhardt

Logline

To protect a young, soon-to-be-deported orphan girl from a horrifying fate, Daniel Pike must save the girl's guardian from a charge of first-degree murder.

Genre

Drama, Mystery, Suspense / Thriller, Crime

Target Audiences

Age: 35-54

Target Gender: Universal

Setting

St. Petersburg, Florida

Based on a True Story

No

Publishing Details

Status: Yes: with a Publisher

Publisher: Babylon Books

Year Published: 2019

Starting Description

To protect a young orphan from a horrifying fate, Pike must save the girl's guardian from a charge of first-degree murder. Dan uses every trick he knows in a high-stakes trial filled with unexpected revelations and breathtaking surprises as he uncovers a trail of deceit from Florida to El Salvador.

Ending Description

Dan wins the murder trial by exposing the true murderer and the conspiracy behind it, a twisted mixture of bad immigration law, gang leaders, and sex trafficking. He realizes that his new firm, and its focus on helping those down to their last chance, is a better way to live his life.

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Hard Copy Available

No

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Plot - Other Elements

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

Plot - Premise

Internal Journey/Rebirth

Main Character Details

Name: Daniel Pike

Age: 35

Gender: Male

Role: Protagonist

Key Traits: Educated, Adventurous, Engaging, Perseverance, Skillful, Strong Moral Code, Badass, Underdog, Blunt, Complex, Empathetic, Funny, Honorable, Charming

Additional Character Details

Name: Maria Morales

Age: 30

Gender: Female

Role: Sidekick

Key Traits: Beautiful, Faithful, Aggressive, Charming, Educated, Funny, Outspoken, Skillful, Badass, Confident, Honorable, Perseverance, Strong Moral Code, Engaging

Additional Character Details

Name: Jazlyn Prentice

Age: 35

Gender: Female

Role: Antagonist

Key Traits: Beautiful, Blunt, Complex, Educated, Honorable, Outspoken, Skillful, Aggressive, Badass, Confident, Decisive

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Logline

To protect a young, soon-to-be-deported orphan girl from a horrifying fate, Daniel Pike must save the girl's guardian from a charge of first-degree murder.

Short Summary

To protect a young orphan from a horrifying fate, Pike must save the girl's guardian from a charge of first-degree murder. Dan uses every trick he knows in a high-stakes trial filled with unexpected revelations and breathtaking surprises as he uncovers a trail of deceit from Florida to El Salvador.


Dan wins the murder trial by exposing the true murderer and the conspiracy behind it, a twisted mixture of bad immigration law, gang leaders, and sex trafficking. He realizes that his new firm, and its focus on helping those down to their last chance, is a better way to live his life.

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About The Author

Core Theme

Internal Journey/Rebirth,

Characters

Main Character

Name: Daniel Pike

Age: 35

Gender: Male

Role: Protagonist

Key Traits: Educated, Adventurous, Engaging, Perseverance, Skillful, Strong Moral Code, Badass, Underdog, Blunt, Complex, Empathetic, Funny, Honorable, Charming

Character 1

Name: Maria Morales

Age: 30

Gender: Female

Role: Sidekick

Key Traits: Beautiful, Faithful, Aggressive, Charming, Educated, Funny, Outspoken, Skillful, Badass, Confident, Honorable, Perseverance, Strong Moral Code, Engaging

Character 2

Name: Jazlyn Prentice

Age: 35

Gender: Female

Role: Antagonist

Key Traits: Beautiful, Blunt, Complex, Educated, Honorable, Outspoken, Skillful, Aggressive, Badass, Confident, Decisive

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