Robb T White

Robb T White

Screenwriter

Ashtabula, Ohio

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About Robb

Robert White lives in Ashtabula, Ohio. He writes, noir, crime, and hardboiled stories featuring series character Thomas Haftmann and often uses the pseudonyms Robb T. White, Terry White, or Robb White for his stories. A pair of noir/crime novels are "When You Run with Wolves" and "Waiting on a Bridge of Maggots" (2015). An ebook crime novel, "Special Collections," won the New Rivers Electronic Book Competition in 2014. His latest Haftmann works are "Nocturne for Madness" (2016) and a short-story collection "Thomas Haftmann, Private Eye" (2017). Another collection of crime stories featuring women narrators/killers is "Dangerous Women: Stories of Crime, Mystery, and Mayhem." Crowood Press published White’s "Perfect Killer," in 2018 featuring Special Agent Jade Hui. Another U.K. publisher, Fahrenheit Press, reprinted "When you Run with Wolves" (2018) and brought out White’s latest hardboiled novel "Northtown Eclipse" in July 2018. "Dead Cat Bounce," a crime novella, was published in the summer of 2019 and New Pulp Press brought out the latest in the “Thomas Haftmann” series: "Doggerel for Dead Whores." White’s latest published thriller is "The Russian Heist" (Moonshine Cove, 2019). “Inside Man,” a short story, was selected by Houghton Mifflin for its annual collection: Best American Mystery Stories 2019.

White has recently attempted scriptwriting. With a handful of crime or dramatic scripts, one earned a quarterfinalist at BlueCat and third place, action category, at TrindieFest (2013).

Loglines

  • Corruption

    Corruption Budget: $0 - $100K | Thriller Ray Hardy has been drugged and fleeced by a pair of bar girls the night before his big job interview. Then the girls show up at his house demanding blackmail or they’ll spread photos of Ray being serviced under the table across the internet—after showing them to his wife.   But paying off these hustlers isn’t the worst of it:  there’s a killer come to town looking for these girls and the money they stole from their employer and he has an unorthodox way of putting pressure on Ray—he kills one of the girls and dumps her in Ray’s garage.                        

  • East Palestine

    East Palestine Budget: $0 - $100K | Action Neill is an easy-going telephone lineman in a small, depressed Appalachian town when he wins lottery money but instead of altering his life for the better, it accelerates the disaster awaiting him.

  • That Stranger on the Beach

    That Stranger on the Beach Budget: $1M - $5M | Thriller After a surfing accident leaves Brandon with a head injury and violent seizures, he contemplates suicide. But a stranger suddenly appears to befriend him and he is enticed into following him down a path of moral depravity. Finally, Brandon must decide whether to lose his soul by submitting to his demonic companion or lose the life he once spurned.

  • Bloody Homestead

    Bloody Homestead Budget: $0 - $100K | Historical The 1892 strike at Carnegie’s biggest steel-producing mill near Pittsburgh killed several workers and Pinkerton detectives and set the labor movement in America back 40 years.  Four young men from different backgrounds in the Midwest meet at a train depot to hire on for pay as Pinkertons and play their different parts in this historical event. 

  • Mengele

    Mengele Budget: $1M - $5M | Historical Between the “present” of 1979 when the infamous Angel of Death was hiding out in South America and his death by drowning off the coast of São Paulo, a story of one of the most bizarre figures of the Nazi regime and the Holocaust comes to life. Josef Mengele:  winner of the Iron Cross, Nazi fanatic, Aryan scientist, husband, father, and mass murderer comes to life in a series of compelling flashbacks by those who knew him.   

  • Bright Sky, Blue Waters of Rio

    Bright Sky, Blue Waters of Rio Budget: $100K - $1M | Action A hedge fund trader and his girlfriend embezzle millions. They succumb to the pleasures of sex and freedom in Rio until a vicious reckoning by their sadistic boss forces them toward a scheme of revenge against him every bit as savage.             

  • Paradise Park

    Paradise Park Budget: $0 - $100K | Thriller Frank Choate thinks he’s beat the odds and a disastrous past:  he’s an Ohio bank robber on a lucky streak—until one brave teller defies him by putting a dye pack in with the cash.  Things go from bad to worse as Frank finds himself involved with a woman whose ex-husband turns out to be a violent stalker, but worse can always come to worst when a smart, tough-minded FBI agent with her own haunted past puts Frank in her sights by setting a trap with an old lover from his past.   

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