Shanghai Sin in Newport Beach

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ROMANCE ACTION BIOGRAPHICAL MEMOIR POLITICAL SATIRE ADVENTURE COMEDY CRIME DRAMA SUSPENSE / THRILLER EPIC EROTICA MYSTERY YOUNG ADULT DETECTIVE

Contemporary

Karl Zelinski

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Logline

Clint Warren is a software salesman for Shafter Software in Southern California, and has just finished going through a messy divorce, after successfully working the local bar scene in Orange County, California. Clint then looks for love online and meets Cindy, a Chinese girl who is actually married, unbeknownst to him. Once he finds out about Cindy's fate he gets introduced to Cindy's friend Sandy, another Chinese beauty from Shanghai who is also married, but to an extremely wealthy, shrewd Chinese businessman. This sets the stage for a wild love triangle which includes murder, intrigue, deceit, and passion, taking you from the ostentatious beaches of Newport Beach, California to the fast-paced financial center of China, Shanghai and back.

Genre

Romance, Action, Biographical, Memoir, Political, Satire, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Suspense / Thriller, Epic, Erotica, Mystery, Young Adult, Detective,

Short Summary

Clint Warren is a software salesman for Shafter Software in Southern California, and has just finished going through a messy divorce, after successfully working the local bar scene in Orange County, California. Clint then looks for love online and meets Cindy, a Chinese girl who is actually married,


Clint's girlfriend Sandy is stuck between a rock and a hard place. She feels that her wealthy husband will kill her to avoid financial catastrophe, so instead of being killed herself, she decides to draw first blood. Sandy and Clint conspire to off her husband Han, and make it look like a suicide.

Setting

Newport Beach, California and Shanghai, China

Based on a True Story

No

Plot - Premise

Overcoming Monster/Villain

Plot - Other Elements

Philosophical Questions, Twist, Coming of Age, Happy Ending, Meaningful Message

Mature Audience Themes

Extreme Violence, Language/Profanity, Nudity

Main Character Details

Name: Clint Warren

Age: 25

Gender: Male

Role: Protagonist

Key Traits: Gracious, Heartthrob, Aggressive, Masculine, Sarcastic, Sophisticated, Extraordinary Powers and Abilities, Complex, Empathetic, Perseverance, Romantic, Heroic, Engaging, Leader, Seductive, Flexible, Funny, Skillful, Secretive, Blunt, Honorable, Manipulative, Outspoken, Sexy, Educated, Narcissistic, Charming, Lone Wolf, Adventurous, Confident

Additional Character Details

Name: Sandy

Age: 25

Gender: Female

Role: Tempter

Key Traits: Outspoken, Complex, Engaging, Honorable, Sophisticated, Charming, Funny, Sexy, Faithful, Flexible, Adventurous, Blunt, Educated, Empathetic, Aspiring, Beautiful, Confident, Heroic, Romantic, Unapologetic, Aggressive, Decisive, Heartthrob, Underdog, Desperate, Seductive, Skillful, Manipulative

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About The Author

Target Audiences

Age: 18-34

Target Gender: Universal

Group Specific

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Publishing Details

Status: Yes: self-published

Year Published: 2012

Hard Copy Available

No

ISBN

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