The Case of the Questionable Quadruplet

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MYSTERY SUSPENSE / THRILLER CRIME DETECTIVE

Contemporary

Jacqueline Diamond

Logline

In The Case of the Questionable Quadruplet, which launches a medical mystery series, a patient shares a puzzling secret with Dr. Eric Darcy, and then someone kills her, leaving the obstetrician with a powerful compulsion to solve her murder.

Genre

Mystery, Suspense / Thriller, Crime, Detective

Target Audiences

Age: 35-54

Target Gender: Universal

Setting

Orange County, California

Based on a True Story

No

Publishing Details

Status: Yes: self-published

Year Published: 2016

Starting Description

The mother of grown triplets stuns Dr. Eric Darcy by claiming a fourth baby, a quadruplet, was stolen from her at birth, years ago. When someone murders her, Eric believes the police are dismissing a vital clue. The young, widowed doctor partners with his crusty, PI sister-in-law to investigate.

Ending Description

As crimes multiply, Eric and his sister-in-law struggle to unravel a trail of clues. Finally he tracks down the missing daughter, but discovers that he’s placed himself and a family member right in the killer’s cross-hairs. Only a last-minute struggle short-circuits another murder.

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Hard Copy Available

No

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Mature Audience Themes

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Plot - Other Elements

Twist, Happy Ending

Plot - Premise

Overcoming Monster/Villain

Main Character Details

Name: Eric Darcy, M.D.

Age: 35

Gender: Male

Role: Protagonist

Key Traits: Masculine, Strong Moral Code, Empathetic, Educated, Confident, Decisive, Honorable

Additional Character Details

Name: Tory Golden

Age: 32

Gender: Female

Role: Sidekick

Key Traits: Unapologetic, Badass, Blunt, Confident, Decisive, Outspoken

Additional Character Details

Name: Sandy Miller

Age: 57

Gender: Female

Role: Antagonist

Key Traits: Criminal, Engaging, Manipulative, Villainous

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Logline

In The Case of the Questionable Quadruplet, which launches a medical mystery series, a patient shares a puzzling secret with Dr. Eric Darcy, and then someone kills her, leaving the obstetrician with a powerful compulsion to solve her murder.

Short Summary

The mother of grown triplets stuns Dr. Eric Darcy by claiming a fourth baby, a quadruplet, was stolen from her at birth, years ago. When someone murders her, Eric believes the police are dismissing a vital clue. The young, widowed doctor partners with his crusty, PI sister-in-law to investigate.


As crimes multiply, Eric and his sister-in-law struggle to unravel a trail of clues. Finally he tracks down the missing daughter, but discovers that he’s placed himself and a family member right in the killer’s cross-hairs. Only a last-minute struggle short-circuits another murder.

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About The Author

Core Theme

Overcoming Monster/Villain,

Characters

Main Character

Name: Eric Darcy, M.D.

Age: 35

Gender: Male

Role: Protagonist

Key Traits: Masculine, Strong Moral Code, Empathetic, Educated, Confident, Decisive, Honorable

Character 1

Name: Tory Golden

Age: 32

Gender: Female

Role: Sidekick

Key Traits: Unapologetic, Badass, Blunt, Confident, Decisive, Outspoken

Character 2

Name: Sandy Miller

Age: 57

Gender: Female

Role: Antagonist

Key Traits: Criminal, Engaging, Manipulative, Villainous

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