Playing Dead

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ROMANCE COMEDY DETECTIVE

Contemporary

Jody E. Lebel

Logline

"An email from the grave forces a cop hating independent court reporter to work alongside a socially clueless career detective."

Genre

Romance, Comedy, Detective

Target Audiences

Age: 35-54

Target Gender: Female leaning

Setting

South Florida

Based on a True Story

No

Publishing Details

Status: Yes: with a Publisher

Publisher: The Wild Rose Press

Year Published: 2012

Starting Description

Renee's best friend receives an e-mail from her long-dead fiancé demanding money. Renee knows they need help. Too bad help comes in the form of Detective Anthony Graciano, an annoying bossy cop who somehow still manages to haul Renee's libido out of dry dock.

Ending Description

This is a romantic/suspense with comedic interplay. The end? The bad guys grab the heroine, the hero saves her, and then he wins her over. Well, he has to drag her a little but ...

Group Specific

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Hard Copy Available

No

ISBN

Information not completed

Mature Audience Themes

Language/Profanity

Plot - Other Elements

Happy Ending

Plot - Premise

,Girl hates boy, girl has to work with boy, boy solves case, boy gets girl.

Main Character Details

Name: Renee Rose.

Age: 30

Gender: Female

Role: Protagonist

Key Traits: Beautiful, Blunt, Confident, Funny, Outspoken, Sarcastic, Sophisticated, Aggressive

Additional Character Details

Name: Anthony Graciano.

Age: 30

Gender: Male

Role:

Key Traits: Confident, Funny, Heroic, Honorable, Romantic, Strong Moral Code, Clumsy, Decisive, Masculine, Sexy, Complex

Additional Character Details

Name: Liz.

Age: 30

Gender: Female

Role: Sidekick

Key Traits: Funny, Sexy, Skillful, Sophisticated, Beautiful, Charming, Confident

Additional Character Details

Name: Monica.

Age: 30

Gender: Female

Role: Antagonist

Key Traits: Crazy, Criminal, Insecure, Uneducated, Blunt, Clumsy

Logline

"An email from the grave forces a cop hating independent court reporter to work alongside a socially clueless career detective."

Short Summary

Renee's best friend receives an e-mail from her long-dead fiancé demanding money. Renee knows they need help. Too bad help comes in the form of Detective Anthony Graciano, an annoying bossy cop who somehow still manages to haul Renee's libido out of dry dock.


This is a romantic/suspense with comedic interplay. The end? The bad guys grab the heroine, the hero saves her, and then he wins her over. Well, he has to drag her a little but ...

Development Pitch

About The Author

Core Theme

,Girl hates boy, girl has to work with boy, boy solves case, boy gets girl.

Characters

Main Character

Name: Renee Rose.

Age: 30

Gender: Female

Role: Protagonist

Key Traits: Beautiful, Blunt, Confident, Funny, Outspoken, Sarcastic, Sophisticated, Aggressive

Character 1

Name: Anthony Graciano.

Age: 30

Gender: Male

Role:

Key Traits: Confident, Funny, Heroic, Honorable, Romantic, Strong Moral Code, Clumsy, Decisive, Masculine, Sexy, Complex

Character 2

Name: Liz.

Age: 30

Gender: Female

Role: Sidekick

Key Traits: Funny, Sexy, Skillful, Sophisticated, Beautiful, Charming, Confident

Character 3

Name: Monica.

Age: 30

Gender: Female

Role: Antagonist

Key Traits: Crazy, Criminal, Insecure, Uneducated, Blunt, Clumsy

Supplemental Materials