The Dionysus Connection

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DETECTIVE CRIME ROMANCE MYSTERY SUSPENSE / THRILLER ACTION

Contemporary

Liz Cowan

Logline

Why is a respected Dallas detective, with a concert pianist and Naval Intelligence background, forced to fill in for a male stripper at Club Dionysus?

Genre

Detective, Crime, Romance, Mystery, Suspense / Thriller, Action

Target Audiences

Age: 18-34

Target Gender: Universal

Setting

Dallas, Texas

Based on a True Story

No

Publishing Details

Status: Yes: self-published

Year Published: 2012

Starting Description

The investigation of an after-hours pharmacy robbery and double murder of the owners and a mutilation-murder of a male stripper from Club Dionysus place investigative reporter, Daniela Lawson, and Special Detective, Max Fabiani, on a collision course of antipathy, danger, and passion.

Ending Description

Max is shot on stage at Club Dionysus with a near-fatal wound. Another killer is revealed and Daniela accepts her love for Max. Followed by a steamy epilogue.

Group Specific

Information not completed

Hard Copy Available

No

ISBN

Information not completed

Mature Audience Themes

Extreme Violence

Plot - Other Elements

Happy Ending, Twist

Plot - Premise

Tragedy

Main Character Details

Name: Daniela Lawson. Headstrong, at times reckless, investigative reporter with control issues.

Age: 26

Gender: Female

Role: Antagonist

Key Traits: Adventurous, Beautiful, Complex, Educated

Additional Character Details

Name: Max Fabiani

Age: 35

Gender: Male

Role: Protagonist

Key Traits: Educated, Lone Wolf, Masculine, Strong Moral Code, Honorable, Confident, Complex, Heroic, Heartthrob

Additional Character Details

Name: Clay Robertson, Chief of Police. Daniela's uncle

Age: 60

Gender: Male

Role: Emotional

Key Traits: Confident, Decisive, Educated, Honorable, Leader, Masculine

Additional Character Details

Name: Molly Robertson

Age: 56

Gender: Female

Role: Emotional

Key Traits: Empathetic, Selfless

Logline

Why is a respected Dallas detective, with a concert pianist and Naval Intelligence background, forced to fill in for a male stripper at Club Dionysus?

Short Summary

The investigation of an after-hours pharmacy robbery and double murder of the owners and a mutilation-murder of a male stripper from Club Dionysus place investigative reporter, Daniela Lawson, and Special Detective, Max Fabiani, on a collision course of antipathy, danger, and passion.


Max is shot on stage at Club Dionysus with a near-fatal wound. Another killer is revealed and Daniela accepts her love for Max. Followed by a steamy epilogue.

Development Pitch

About The Author

Core Theme

Tragedy,

Characters

Main Character

Name: Daniela Lawson. Headstrong, at times reckless, investigative reporter with control issues.

Age: 26

Gender: Female

Role: Antagonist

Key Traits: Adventurous, Beautiful, Complex, Educated

Character 1

Name: Max Fabiani

Age: 35

Gender: Male

Role: Protagonist

Key Traits: Educated, Lone Wolf, Masculine, Strong Moral Code, Honorable, Confident, Complex, Heroic, Heartthrob

Character 2

Name: Clay Robertson, Chief of Police. Daniela's uncle

Age: 60

Gender: Male

Role: Emotional

Key Traits: Confident, Decisive, Educated, Honorable, Leader, Masculine

Character 3

Name: Molly Robertson

Age: 56

Gender: Female

Role: Emotional

Key Traits: Empathetic, Selfless

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