The Mayor of Successive Miracles

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1980s & '90s

Hamlin Tallent

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The Mayor of Successive Miracles is about Jack Grant, a self-serving and total ass, who rises to fame in the U.S. Navy on the backs of others.


Comedy, Drama, Historical Fiction, War, Action, Adventure,

Short Summary

Jack Grant is a selfish and manipulating naval officer who succeeds despite his tremendous character flaws. He becomes a hero in the skies over Iraq and parlays that toward becoming an admiral!

Jack questions his life and the things he has done and resigns from the navy. He travels to a small town where he is confronted by a local lawman.


Virginia Beach, San Diego, Washington D.C., Iraq

Based on a True Story


Plot - Premise


Plot - Other Elements

Meaningful Message, Philosophical Questions, Twist

Mature Audience Themes

Nudity, Language/Profanity, Extreme Violence

Main Character Details

Name: Jack Grant

Age: 40

Gender: Male

Role: Protagonist

Key Traits: Unapologetic, Charming, Greedy, Insecure, Manipulative, Narcissistic, Power-hungry, Sarcastic

Additional Character Details

Name: Grace Grant

Age: 40

Gender: Female

Role: Protagonist

Key Traits: Beautiful, Educated, Gracious, Honorable, Romantic, Selfless, Charming, Empathetic, Insecure, Strong Moral Code, Underdog

Additional Character Details

Name: John "Jocko" Barnes

Age: 25

Gender: Male

Role: Antagonist

Key Traits: Patriotic, Adventurous, Faithful, Masculine, Engaging, Heroic, Honorable, Aggressive, Decisive, Educated, Confident, Leader, Skillful, Strong Moral Code

Additional Character Details

Name: Frank Wright

Age: 46

Gender: Male

Role: Mentor

Key Traits: Confident, Educated, Engaging, Strong Moral Code, Aspiring, Flexible, Honorable, Leader, Masculine, Patriotic, Skillful, Decisive

Development Pitch

About The Author

Target Audiences

Age: 35-54

Target Gender: Male leaning

Group Specific

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Publishing Details

Status: Yes: self-published

Year Published: 2018

Hard Copy Available



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