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CRIME SUSPENSE / THRILLER DRAMA

1980s & '90s

Hugo and Kasia Moreno

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Logline

New York in the booming 1990s: The business magazine arrogant enough to call itself The Magazine sits at the nexus of money, media and power. Reporter Rebecca Morgan sets out to avenge her father by planting fake stories, but rival reporters like her friend Helen, with a billionaire fiance to protect, and Kimmie, the billionaire's disgruntled love child, have their own agendas.

Genre

Crime, Suspense / Thriller, Drama,

Short Summary

Locked in a competition to become editor-in-chief by producing a great story under tight deadline, reporter Rebecca Morgan fails to return her father’s calls. When she learns he was laid off and killed himself, she blames The Magazine and the billionaire who took control of her father’s company.


Kimmie, half-black love child of Tom, the billionaire, realizes Rebecca, her partner in crime, has manipulated her and tried to kill her. In a confrontation on a penthouse terrace, Kimmie knocks Rebecca over the railing, then succeeds in blackmailing Tom. Helen, her trust in Tom eroded, leaves him.

Setting

New York, Hamptons

Based on a True Story

No

Plot - Premise

Tragedy

Plot - Other Elements

Twist

Mature Audience Themes

Language/Profanity, Nudity, Substance Abuse

Main Character Details

Name: Rebecca Morgan

Age: 35

Gender: Female

Role: Antagonist

Key Traits: Aggressive, Badass, Beautiful, Complex, Decisive, Sexy, Leader, Manipulative, Perseverance, Secretive, Skillful, Underdog, Educated

Additional Character Details

Name: Kimmie Davis

Age: 27

Gender: Female

Role: Tempter

Key Traits: Badass, Criminal, Educated, Greedy, Seductive, Crazy, Engaging, Heartthrob, Manipulative, Aspiring, Beautiful, Charming, Complex, Insecure, Adventurous, Sexy, Skillful

Additional Character Details

Name: Helen Caswell

Age: 35

Gender: Female

Role: Protagonist

Key Traits: Beautiful, Empathetic, Strong Moral Code, Skillful, Confident, Educated, Faithful, Gracious, Honorable

Additional Character Details

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About The Author

Target Audiences

Age: 35-54

Target Gender: Universal

Group Specific

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Publishing Details

Status: Yes: self-published

Year Published: 2019

Hard Copy Available

No

ISBN

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