Seven Days in Jamaica

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ROMANCE SUSPENSE / THRILLER DETECTIVE ACTION CRIME DRAMA ADVENTURE YOUNG ADULT

Early 20th Century

Horane Smith

Logline

Daniel Paige wants a new lease on life. To do that, he must escape the clutches of his affluent and over-possessive parents. After finishing his MBA, he decides to break free to begin life anew in paradise – Jamaica, the land of Reggae and Bob Marley. Destined to take over his parents’ software company, in New York, Daniel decides before he does that, he must make up for lost years. Foremost on his mind is to find himself a woman. In Jamaica, Daniel has more than he bargained for; finding a woman is no longer a challenge–the challenge was how to choose one. Will Daniel discover too late that relationships, as well as independence, come with a price – a very dear price? He has seven days to swim or sink…in Jamaica!

Genre

Romance, Suspense / Thriller, Detective, Action, Crime, Drama, Adventure, Young Adult

Target Audiences

Age: 18-34

Target Gender: Universal

Setting

New Jersey, New York, Jamaica W.I.

Based on a True Story

No

Publishing Details

Status: Yes: self-published

Year Published: 2008

Starting Description

A young university graduate, fed-up with his rich, over-possesive parents, gives himself seven days to prove he can start life on his own. He chooses seven days in Jamaica to prove himself.

Ending Description

Daniel Paige's seven days in Jamaica were beyond his expectations. He got caught in an FBI Investigation and must choose one of the two women in his life. Daniel finds the girl of his dream, helped solve the murder of his close friend and proved to his visiting parents he was ready for the world.

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Hard Copy Available

No

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Mature Audience Themes

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Plot - Other Elements

Meaningful Message, Twist, Coming of Age, Happy Ending

Plot - Premise

Voyage and Return

Main Character Details

Name: Daniel Paige is shy, quiet, and reserved. His over-possessive parents made his world mundane but waiting to be explored. He's anxious for an opportunity to come his way, but he waits patiently until he finished his MBA and ready to take over his father's thriving business. He plans his next move without even telling friends and decides Jamaica provides the perfect opportunity to unleash his hidden fears about venturing into the world on his own.

Age: 28

Gender: Male

Role: Protagonist

Key Traits: Educated, Lone Wolf, Modest, Underdog, Heroic, Aspiring, Desperate, Obedient, Secretive, Perseverance, Adventurous, Confident

Additional Character Details

Name: Sandy Geilglud, the girl he chooses for his bride. A ravishing simple and easy-going single girl who find her perfect match in Daniel. They have a lot in commong, especially over-possessive parents. Her loneliness brought she and Daniel together, and when they found each other, no hurdle could stop them, not even the beautiful songbird Julie, who was posing as an FBI agent to try to build a case against a money launderer, who also turned out to be a murderer.

Age: 27

Gender: Female

Role: Emotional

Key Traits: Heartthrob, Honorable, Religious, Beautiful, Charming, Educated, Empathetic, Gracious, Sexy, Adventurous, Engaging, Faithful, Romantic

Additional Character Details

Name: Douglas Langfield is a sophisticated businessman with investments in Jamaica. He's dishonest, manupulative, and throws his weight around. He likes to control people and his clandestine activities are suspect, especially for the FBI. Douglas hates Daniel's guts because he likes Julie, the undercover FBI agent with a gift to sing. He tries everything in his power to break up any growing relationship between Julie and Daniel. Douglas is a money launderer an a murderer.

Age: 35

Gender: Male

Role: Antagonist

Key Traits: Aspiring, Greedy, Insecure, Sarcastic, Unapologetic, Villainous, Aggressive, Desperate, Manipulative, Narcissistic, Power-hungry, Seductive

Additional Character Details

Name: The beautiful Julie Rose works undercover for the FBI and her job is to bring down Douglas langfield's empire, so she poses as a singer. She's a talented singer and that's the perfect disguise. Daniel meets her on the plane on his way to Jamaica and can't get her out of his mind. Julie likes him but her work comes first. Douglas behaves as if he owns Julie, unbeknownst to him that Julie is going to be his biggest enemy. Julie is calm, calculated, and very pleasant and gets along with just about everyone she meets.

Age: 30

Gender: Female

Role: Tempter

Key Traits: Romantic, Beautiful, Decisive, Educated, Modest, Patriotic, Adventurous, Heroic, Charming, Confident, Sexy, Aggressive, Blunt, Seductive

Logline

Daniel Paige wants a new lease on life. To do that, he must escape the clutches of his affluent and over-possessive parents. After finishing his MBA, he decides to break free to begin life anew in paradise – Jamaica, the land of Reggae and Bob Marley. Destined to take over his parents’ software company, in New York, Daniel decides before he does that, he must make up for lost years. Foremost on his mind is to find himself a woman. In Jamaica, Daniel has more than he bargained for; finding a woman is no longer a challenge–the challenge was how to choose one. Will Daniel discover too late that relationships, as well as independence, come with a price – a very dear price? He has seven days to swim or sink…in Jamaica!

Short Summary

A young university graduate, fed-up with his rich, over-possesive parents, gives himself seven days to prove he can start life on his own. He chooses seven days in Jamaica to prove himself.


Daniel Paige's seven days in Jamaica were beyond his expectations. He got caught in an FBI Investigation and must choose one of the two women in his life. Daniel finds the girl of his dream, helped solve the murder of his close friend and proved to his visiting parents he was ready for the world.

Development Pitch

About The Author

Core Theme

Voyage and Return,

Characters

Main Character

Name: Daniel Paige is shy, quiet, and reserved. His over-possessive parents made his world mundane but waiting to be explored. He's anxious for an opportunity to come his way, but he waits patiently until he finished his MBA and ready to take over his father's thriving business. He plans his next move without even telling friends and decides Jamaica provides the perfect opportunity to unleash his hidden fears about venturing into the world on his own.

Age: 28

Gender: Male

Role: Protagonist

Key Traits: Educated, Lone Wolf, Modest, Underdog, Heroic, Aspiring, Desperate, Obedient, Secretive, Perseverance, Adventurous, Confident

Character 1

Name: Sandy Geilglud, the girl he chooses for his bride. A ravishing simple and easy-going single girl who find her perfect match in Daniel. They have a lot in commong, especially over-possessive parents. Her loneliness brought she and Daniel together, and when they found each other, no hurdle could stop them, not even the beautiful songbird Julie, who was posing as an FBI agent to try to build a case against a money launderer, who also turned out to be a murderer.

Age: 27

Gender: Female

Role: Emotional

Key Traits: Heartthrob, Honorable, Religious, Beautiful, Charming, Educated, Empathetic, Gracious, Sexy, Adventurous, Engaging, Faithful, Romantic

Character 2

Name: Douglas Langfield is a sophisticated businessman with investments in Jamaica. He's dishonest, manupulative, and throws his weight around. He likes to control people and his clandestine activities are suspect, especially for the FBI. Douglas hates Daniel's guts because he likes Julie, the undercover FBI agent with a gift to sing. He tries everything in his power to break up any growing relationship between Julie and Daniel. Douglas is a money launderer an a murderer.

Age: 35

Gender: Male

Role: Antagonist

Key Traits: Aspiring, Greedy, Insecure, Sarcastic, Unapologetic, Villainous, Aggressive, Desperate, Manipulative, Narcissistic, Power-hungry, Seductive

Character 3

Name: The beautiful Julie Rose works undercover for the FBI and her job is to bring down Douglas langfield's empire, so she poses as a singer. She's a talented singer and that's the perfect disguise. Daniel meets her on the plane on his way to Jamaica and can't get her out of his mind. Julie likes him but her work comes first. Douglas behaves as if he owns Julie, unbeknownst to him that Julie is going to be his biggest enemy. Julie is calm, calculated, and very pleasant and gets along with just about everyone she meets.

Age: 30

Gender: Female

Role: Tempter

Key Traits: Romantic, Beautiful, Decisive, Educated, Modest, Patriotic, Adventurous, Heroic, Charming, Confident, Sexy, Aggressive, Blunt, Seductive

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