Fatal Affair

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DETECTIVE DRAMA MYSTERY POLITICAL ROMANCE SUSPENSE / THRILLER CRIME

2000s

Marie Force

Logline

Washington DC Metro Police Detective Sergeant Sam Holland needs a big win to salvage her career—and her confidence—after a disastrous investigation, and the murder of a US Senator might be just the case she needs to get back on track.

Genre

Detective, Drama, Mystery, Political, Romance, Suspense / Thriller, Crime

Target Audiences

Age: 35-54

Target Gender: Universal

Setting

Washington, DC

Based on a True Story

No

Publishing Details

Status: Yes: with a Publisher

Publisher: Harlequin Books/Harper Collins

Year Published: 2010

Starting Description

Sam Holland is a hot shot homicide detective in need of a big win after a case goes sideways, leaving a child dead. When she walks into the scene of a senator's murder, she runs into his chief of staff and one-night stand from six years earlier. Start of a NYT bestselling series.

Ending Description

After nabbing the senator's murder, Sam and Nick decide to give their relationship a go, which will be a huge challenge in light of her promotion to lieutenant and his to the Senate, to take the place of his dead friend.

Group Specific

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Hard Copy Available

No

ISBN

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Mature Audience Themes

Extreme Violence, Language/Profanity, Nudity

Plot - Other Elements

Twist, Happy Ending

Plot - Premise

Quest

Main Character Details

Name: Sam Holland

Age: 34

Gender: Female

Role: Protagonist

Key Traits: Badass, Complex, Confident, Honorable, Outspoken, Strong Moral Code, Blunt, Perseverance, Beautiful, Educated, Faithful, Leader, Sarcastic, Sexy, Unapologetic, Aggressive, Decisive, Funny

Additional Character Details

Name: Nick Cappuano

Age: 36

Gender: Male

Role: Protagonist

Key Traits: Honorable, Masculine, Romantic, Gracious, Heartthrob, Patriotic, Complex, Confident, Educated, Engaging, Faithful, Sophisticated, Charming, Heroic, Leader, Modest, Strong Moral Code, Decisive, Funny, Sexy

Additional Character Details

Name: Freddie Cruz

Age: 29

Gender:

Role: Sidekick

Key Traits: Funny, Heartthrob, Naive, Strong Moral Code, Engaging, Faithful

Additional Character Details

Name: John O'Connor

Age: 36

Gender: Male

Role: Emotional

Key Traits: Power-hungry, Secretive, Aspiring, Complex, Leader, Patriotic

Logline

Washington DC Metro Police Detective Sergeant Sam Holland needs a big win to salvage her career—and her confidence—after a disastrous investigation, and the murder of a US Senator might be just the case she needs to get back on track.

Short Summary

Sam Holland is a hot shot homicide detective in need of a big win after a case goes sideways, leaving a child dead. When she walks into the scene of a senator's murder, she runs into his chief of staff and one-night stand from six years earlier. Start of a NYT bestselling series.


After nabbing the senator's murder, Sam and Nick decide to give their relationship a go, which will be a huge challenge in light of her promotion to lieutenant and his to the Senate, to take the place of his dead friend.

Development Pitch

About The Author

Core Theme

Quest,

Characters

Main Character

Name: Sam Holland

Age: 34

Gender: Female

Role: Protagonist

Key Traits: Badass, Complex, Confident, Honorable, Outspoken, Strong Moral Code, Blunt, Perseverance, Beautiful, Educated, Faithful, Leader, Sarcastic, Sexy, Unapologetic, Aggressive, Decisive, Funny

Character 1

Name: Nick Cappuano

Age: 36

Gender: Male

Role: Protagonist

Key Traits: Honorable, Masculine, Romantic, Gracious, Heartthrob, Patriotic, Complex, Confident, Educated, Engaging, Faithful, Sophisticated, Charming, Heroic, Leader, Modest, Strong Moral Code, Decisive, Funny, Sexy

Character 2

Name: Freddie Cruz

Age: 29

Gender:

Role: Sidekick

Key Traits: Funny, Heartthrob, Naive, Strong Moral Code, Engaging, Faithful

Character 3

Name: John O'Connor

Age: 36

Gender: Male

Role: Emotional

Key Traits: Power-hungry, Secretive, Aspiring, Complex, Leader, Patriotic

Supplemental Materials

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