Don't Go Stealing My Heart

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Kelly Siskind

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Thomas Crown meets Robin Hood in this captivating romantic comedy. When a disillusioned conwoman, who steals from the rich and gives to the poor, falls for her kind-hearted mark, she decides to leave her old life, only to realize there’s no escaping your past.



Short Summary

CLEMENTINE ABERNATHY steals from the rich to give the poor. Not exactly on the up-and-up, but she knows what it’s like to scrounge for food. Her mentor LUCIEN, found the young orphan stealing shoes for a shoeless friend, saw her potential, and groomed her to be his apprentice.

After almost going through with the heist, Clementine has second thoughts and confesses about her life to Jack but understands her.The antagonists will try to steal something precious to Jack and use her for that. She will get shot trying to protect his assets, but will survive and find her HEA.


Fictional quaint small town that hosts an Elvis festival for most of it, New York for short sections, a large mansion/estate

Based on a True Story


Plot - Premise


Plot - Other Elements

Twist,Other,Happy Ending

Mature Audience Themes

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Main Character Details

Name: Clementine Abernathy

Age: 28

Gender: Female

Role: Protagonist

Key Traits: Badass,Charming,Blunt,Complex,Funny

Additional Character Details

Name: Jack David

Age: 31

Gender: Male

Role: Protagonist

Key Traits: Masculine,Sexy,Empathetic,Honorable,Charming,Sophisticated,Heartthrob,Selfless,Educated,Strong Moral Code

Additional Character Details

Name: Lucien

Age: 49

Gender: Male

Role: antagonist

Key Traits: Charming,Criminal,Unapologetic,Greedy,Leader,Power Hungry

Additional Character Details

Name: Yevgen

Age: 38

Gender: Male

Role: tempter

Key Traits: Crazy,Criminal,Obedient,Aggressive

Development Pitch

Pitch deck attached under "Supplemental Materials."

About The Author

A small-town girl at heart, Kelly moved from the city to enjoy the charm of northern Ontario. When she’s not out hiking with her husband or home devouring books, you can find her, notepad in hand, scribbling down one of the many plot bunnies bouncing around in her head.   She has published nine novels and some of her books and she currently working on her new romantic comedy The Beat Match.

Target Audiences

Age: 18-34,35-54,55+

Target Gender: Female Leaning

Group Specific

Lovers of music and Elvis, and lovers of quirky, small town settings.

Publishing Details

Status: Yes: self-published

Publisher: Self Published

Year Published: 2020

Hard Copy Available



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