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Only one viable solution: SEBASTIAN DRAKE


A Fine Line is a story about Sebastian Drake, a struggling writer working out of a dilapidated apartment in the city and trying to come up with his next story idea. Drake receives an unexpected visit from a man interested in hiring him for a project and who thinks he has just the solution to Drake's writing challenges. He also thinks that Drake's past and secret life with a shadow government organization is a valuable asset.


His proposition to Drake is simple: become a hired agent to investigate a cold murder case involving one of Chicago's most powerful political families. The job comes with a decent paycheck, all the support he might need, and the types of real life experiences that can form the basis for great fiction stories.


This is a story about a man with a new lease on life, a man who leads a dual existence. By day, he is an aspiring author. By night, he is a rogue undercover and unknown vigilante. His biggest challenge is keeping intact the fine line of reality and fiction.

Hardcover first edition (June 6, 2017), 294 pages, Signed by the author
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Trade Paperback first edition (April 5, 2018), 294 pages, Signed by the author

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"In this suspenseful page turner, bodies pile up, bourbon flows, cigarettes burn down, suspects multiply,
and Sebastian Drake finds himself working a case that threatens everything he holds dear." The Booklife Prize

Award Finalist in the "Fiction: Mystery/Suspense" category of the 2017 Best Book Awards

The story, A Fine Line, was originally written as a feature film screenplay to rave reviews.

Winner, Best Screenplay

2014 Naperville Independent Film Festival

Watch the award presentation and acceptance speech.

One of the "Top 100 Films"

Emerging Screenwriter's 2013 Screenplay Competition

Semi-Finalist, Best Screenplay

2013 Chicago Screenwriters Network Screenplay Competition