THE EXCHANGE

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DRAMA MYSTERY ROMANCE SUSPENSE / THRILLER

2000s

LORI ANN GERLISKY

Logline

The Exchange is a story of two girls lives intertwined by death and the search for answers through their exchange student experiences. Desiree innocently falls into a web of mystery in a search for answers with the help of Dana's ghost.

Genre

Drama, Mystery, Romance, Suspense / Thriller

Target Audiences

Age: 18-34

Target Gender: Female leaning

Setting

Australia

Based on a True Story

Yes

Publishing Details

Status: Yes: self-published

Year Published: 2017

Starting Description

Desiree wins a scholarship to be an exchange student to Australia in the honor of a girl who died during her year abroad. But did Dana really commit suicide? Her ghost pushes Desiree to find answers by getting to know her host family. Specifically her twin brothers.

Ending Description

Desiree found the answers she was looking for. Dana did not commit suicide, it was a fatal accident. During the year she became close with the twin brothers and fell in love with one. Justin proposes marriage. But she's still unsure if he loves her, or he really loved Dana all along.

Group Specific

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Hard Copy Available

No

ISBN

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Mature Audience Themes

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Plot - Other Elements

Twist

Plot - Premise

Tragedy

Main Character Details

Name: Desiree Lyn Hart

Age: 18

Gender: Female

Role: Protagonist

Key Traits: Beautiful, Clumsy, Funny, Gracious, Naive, Adventurous, Aspiring

Additional Character Details

Name: Dana Lyn Martin

Age: 18

Gender: Female

Role: Emotional

Key Traits: Manipulative, Beautiful, Complex, Desperate, Engaging

Additional Character Details

Name: Justin Graff

Age: 21

Gender: Male

Role: Protagonist

Key Traits: Gracious, Insecure, Lone Wolf, Romantic, Sexy, Engaging, Confident, Educated, Honorable, Charming, Funny, Heartthrob, Masculine, Complex, Unapologetic, Sophisticated

Additional Character Details

Name: Brett Graff

Age: 21

Gender: Male

Role: Antagonist

Key Traits: Engaging, Heartthrob, Manipulative, Outspoken, Complex, Confident, Educated, Sarcastic, Unapologetic, Aggressive, Charming, Masculine

Logline

The Exchange is a story of two girls lives intertwined by death and the search for answers through their exchange student experiences. Desiree innocently falls into a web of mystery in a search for answers with the help of Dana's ghost.

Short Summary

Desiree wins a scholarship to be an exchange student to Australia in the honor of a girl who died during her year abroad. But did Dana really commit suicide? Her ghost pushes Desiree to find answers by getting to know her host family. Specifically her twin brothers.


Desiree found the answers she was looking for. Dana did not commit suicide, it was a fatal accident. During the year she became close with the twin brothers and fell in love with one. Justin proposes marriage. But she's still unsure if he loves her, or he really loved Dana all along.

Development Pitch

About The Author

Core Theme

Tragedy,

Characters

Main Character

Name: Desiree Lyn Hart

Age: 18

Gender: Female

Role: Protagonist

Key Traits: Beautiful, Clumsy, Funny, Gracious, Naive, Adventurous, Aspiring

Character 1

Name: Dana Lyn Martin

Age: 18

Gender: Female

Role: Emotional

Key Traits: Manipulative, Beautiful, Complex, Desperate, Engaging

Character 2

Name: Justin Graff

Age: 21

Gender: Male

Role: Protagonist

Key Traits: Gracious, Insecure, Lone Wolf, Romantic, Sexy, Engaging, Confident, Educated, Honorable, Charming, Funny, Heartthrob, Masculine, Complex, Unapologetic, Sophisticated

Character 3

Name: Brett Graff

Age: 21

Gender: Male

Role: Antagonist

Key Traits: Engaging, Heartthrob, Manipulative, Outspoken, Complex, Confident, Educated, Sarcastic, Unapologetic, Aggressive, Charming, Masculine

Supplemental Materials