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LJ Alvarez

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HOMEGROWN How many dirty FBI Agents do you know? When LAPD Detective, and former Army Ranger, Steve Hudson uncovers not only a silent terror cell but a radical Islamic mole inside the FBI, a counter-terrorism investigation becomes a counter-terrorism, espionage, and treason investigation. Homegrown is set against a backdrop of current national and international events played out on the streets of urban America. The threats are real…. HOMEGROWN is inspired by true events which have been fictionalized to protect the innocent, with an insider’s view of modern police operations and counter terrorism investigations.


Action, Crime, Detective, Mystery, Suspense / Thriller,

Short Summary

U.S. Army Ranger, Steve Hudson, jumps into a hot landing zone during the Panama Invasion and becomes an LAPD counter terrorism Detective. Meanwhile, in the lawless NWF Province of Pakistan along the Afghani border, a radical Islamic extremist is making plans in the US. A traumatic event links them.


Los Angeles

Based on a True Story


Plot - Premise

Overcoming Monster/Villain

Plot - Other Elements

Meaningful Message, Twist, Happy Ending

Mature Audience Themes

Extreme Violence, Language/Profanity

Main Character Details

Name: Steve Hudson

Age: 33

Gender: Male

Role: Logical

Key Traits: Masculine, Adventurous, Confident, Blunt, Engaging, Decisive, Perseverance, Heroic, Honorable, Leader, Skillful, Strong Moral Code, Aggressive, Badass, Charming, Patriotic

Additional Character Details

Name: Qazi

Age: 60

Gender: Male

Role: Mentor

Key Traits: Charming, Criminal, Power-hungry, Religious, Sophisticated, Skillful, Complex, Decisive, Educated, Leader, Manipulative, Seductive, Secretive

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About The Author

Target Audiences

Age: 18-34

Target Gender: Male leaning

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Publishing Details

Status: Yes: self-published

Year Published: 2018

Hard Copy Available



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