Turnabout by J.E. Ellis | Script Revolution


NEW: rewritten as faith-based! A Christian truck driver, soon-to-be grandma and triathlete finds she’s the only one who can stop a religious madman from unleashing a deadly bioweapon.



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Nora Reiser is a widowed truck driver, a Christian, a soon-to-be grandma and a triathlete. She's happy with who she is and what she does and, despite pressure from her daughter, doesn't feel the need to remarry. In fact, cruising along in life is what she believes is God's will.
When she arrives at a secluded lab near Lake Tahoe, Nora's unwillingness to do more is put to the test. The lab has been overrun by Solomon Arno and his religious cult. Arno believes he is God's avenging angel and wants the deadly mutation of HIV the lab is developing, to loose it upon the world and cleanse it from evil. Nora reluctantly helps Dr. Josie Makeba, lead researcher, to try and stop Arno. When that fails and Arno seems to get away, Nora is the only one left who can stop the madman.
Across the spectacular Sierra mountains Nora chases Arno. In a deadly showdown on a windblown clifftop, Nora eliminates Arno and finally learns that God's will means sometimes taking action, no matter how dangerous.

Submitted: January 11, 2018
Last Updated: March 25, 2020

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The Writer: J.E. Ellis

I'm a published novelist (“The Essence of Humanity,” “The Hordes of Rage”) and produced screenwriter (“A Glimpse of Heaven and a Taste of Hell,” “The Harvesters”). Working, always working on more projects! Also, working a full-time job (30 years a truck driver). I don't know why I put this in, but people seem to be impressed by it. Maybe more than by my writing! :) I can't think of anything else to put in this bio - I guess I suck at writing about myself. Go to bio

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