Depth of Deception (A Titanic Murder Mystery)

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DETECTIVE DRAMA FANTASY ACTION CRIME MYSTERY SUSPENSE / THRILLER ADVENTURE HISTORICAL FICTION

1980s & '90s

Alexander Galant

Logline

The year is 1982, and a beautiful young woman, dressed in Edwardian clothing, is found floating unconscious in the North Atlantic with a 1912 boarding pass to the RMS Titanic. Is it a bizarre case of time-travel that links her to an unsolved murder from 1909, or an elaborate hoax?

Genre

Detective, Drama, Fantasy, Action, Crime, Mystery, Suspense / Thriller, Adventure, Historical Fiction

Target Audiences

Age: 18-34

Target Gender: Universal

Setting

New York, London, Glasgow, North Atlantic

Based on a True Story

No

Publishing Details

Status: Yes: self-published

Year Published: 2012

Starting Description

It's April of 1982, and a young woman is found in the freezing Atlantic, floating on a wooden deck chair. She is nicknamed 'Myra' because of the inscription on her locket. Over in England, Callum Toughill, is assigned the case of a missing brooch that was stolen during a murder in 1909 Glasgow.

Ending Description

They all meet on the TITANIC 2 where secrets that were supposed to have been buried at sea resurface to haunt all involved. Nothing is as it seems when the depth of deception is revealed.

Group Specific

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Hard Copy Available

No

ISBN

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Mature Audience Themes

Language/Profanity

Plot - Other Elements

Philosophical Questions, Twist,Family bond

Plot - Premise

Voyage and Return

Main Character Details

Name: Myra

Age: 25

Gender: Female

Role: Protagonist

Key Traits: Charming, Complex, Desperate, Gracious, Sophisticated, Beautiful

Additional Character Details

Name: Callum Toughill

Age: 35

Gender: Male

Role: Protagonist

Key Traits: Skillful, Underdog, Complex, Educated, Heroic, Honorable, Outspoken, Adventurous, Funny, Lone Wolf

Additional Character Details

Name: Edward Hoffman

Age: 72

Gender: Male

Role: Skeptic

Key Traits: Sophisticated, Charming, Educated, Empathetic

Additional Character Details

Name: Dr. Natalie Lindsay

Age: 31

Gender: Female

Role: Logical

Key Traits: Educated, Honorable, Selfless, Skillful

Logline

The year is 1982, and a beautiful young woman, dressed in Edwardian clothing, is found floating unconscious in the North Atlantic with a 1912 boarding pass to the RMS Titanic. Is it a bizarre case of time-travel that links her to an unsolved murder from 1909, or an elaborate hoax?

Short Summary

It's April of 1982, and a young woman is found in the freezing Atlantic, floating on a wooden deck chair. She is nicknamed 'Myra' because of the inscription on her locket. Over in England, Callum Toughill, is assigned the case of a missing brooch that was stolen during a murder in 1909 Glasgow.


They all meet on the TITANIC 2 where secrets that were supposed to have been buried at sea resurface to haunt all involved. Nothing is as it seems when the depth of deception is revealed.

Development Pitch

About The Author

Core Theme

Voyage and Return,

Characters

Main Character

Name: Myra

Age: 25

Gender: Female

Role: Protagonist

Key Traits: Charming, Complex, Desperate, Gracious, Sophisticated, Beautiful

Character 1

Name: Callum Toughill

Age: 35

Gender: Male

Role: Protagonist

Key Traits: Skillful, Underdog, Complex, Educated, Heroic, Honorable, Outspoken, Adventurous, Funny, Lone Wolf

Character 2

Name: Edward Hoffman

Age: 72

Gender: Male

Role: Skeptic

Key Traits: Sophisticated, Charming, Educated, Empathetic

Character 3

Name: Dr. Natalie Lindsay

Age: 31

Gender: Female

Role: Logical

Key Traits: Educated, Honorable, Selfless, Skillful

Supplemental Materials

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