SWIMMING WITHOUT GOGGLES

Christine Gallagher chris7g@earthlink.net 1328366059579

YOUNG ADULT SUSPENSE / THRILLER DRAMA

Contemporary

Christine Gallagher

Logline

Alienated teenage Celeste finds her life transformed when a dazzling woman captivates the teen and her widower father - until she discovers that her soon-to-be stepmom is a killer on the run.

Genre

Young Adult, Suspense / Thriller, Drama

Target Audiences

Age: 18-34

Target Gender: Female leaning

Setting

Los Angeles California

Based on a True Story

No

Publishing Details

Status: No

Starting Description

On the surface, teenage Celeste has a picture perfect life. Affluent home. Prestigious school. She has everything money can buy, but none of what she yearns for – a warm loving family life that was ripped away when her mom was killed in a car accident. Celeste’s life changes when a dazzling nut

Ending Description

Soon after Celeste and her beloved housekeeper Bea find out that Maya is not who she says she is, Celeste finds Bea drowned Bea in the backyard swimming pool, and is shattered. Convinced that Bea was murdered, which everyone thinks is absurd, she is sent away to a psychiatric hospital. There she

Group Specific

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Hard Copy Available

No

ISBN

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Mature Audience Themes

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Plot - Other Elements

Coming of Age

Plot - Premise

Overcoming Monster/Villain

Main Character Details

Name: Celeste

Age: 16

Gender: Female

Role: Protagonist

Key Traits: Complex

Additional Character Details

Name: Maya

Age: 32

Gender: Female

Role: Antagonist

Key Traits: Narcissistic, Aggressive, Charming, Complex, Confident, Crazy, Criminal, Manipulative

Additional Character Details

Name: Missy

Age: 16

Gender: Female

Role: Sidekick

Key Traits: Faithful, Honorable, Modest, Complex, Confident

Additional Character Details

Name: Anton

Age: 41

Gender: Male

Role: Skeptic

Key Traits: Aggressive, Complex, Confident, Power-hungry

Logline

Alienated teenage Celeste finds her life transformed when a dazzling woman captivates the teen and her widower father - until she discovers that her soon-to-be stepmom is a killer on the run.

Short Summary

On the surface, teenage Celeste has a picture perfect life. Affluent home. Prestigious school. She has everything money can buy, but none of what she yearns for – a warm loving family life that was ripped away when her mom was killed in a car accident. Celeste’s life changes when a dazzling nut


Soon after Celeste and her beloved housekeeper Bea find out that Maya is not who she says she is, Celeste finds Bea drowned Bea in the backyard swimming pool, and is shattered. Convinced that Bea was murdered, which everyone thinks is absurd, she is sent away to a psychiatric hospital. There she

Development Pitch

About The Author

Core Theme

Overcoming Monster/Villain,

Characters

Main Character

Name: Celeste

Age: 16

Gender: Female

Role: Protagonist

Key Traits: Complex

Character 1

Name: Maya

Age: 32

Gender: Female

Role: Antagonist

Key Traits: Narcissistic, Aggressive, Charming, Complex, Confident, Crazy, Criminal, Manipulative

Character 2

Name: Missy

Age: 16

Gender: Female

Role: Sidekick

Key Traits: Faithful, Honorable, Modest, Complex, Confident

Character 3

Name: Anton

Age: 41

Gender: Male

Role: Skeptic

Key Traits: Aggressive, Complex, Confident, Power-hungry

Supplemental Materials

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