Dead Perfect

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YOUNG ADULT ROMANCE

20th Century (multiple decades)

P.G. Shriver

Logline

Dead Perfect is the story of two driven young adults forced together by a twisted fate, yet driven apart by time and the inability to let go.

Genre

Young Adult, Romance

Target Audiences

Age: 13-17

Target Gender: Universal

Setting

Small Town Anywhere

Based on a True Story

No

Publishing Details

Status: Yes: self-published

Year Published: 2012

Starting Description

Mel and Davis find a love they never desired after two different car accidents, one involving her alcoholic mother, the other an illegal drag race.

Ending Description

Davis races against time to learn the truth of forgiveness and add his name to the list so he, Mel and their new family can let go of their pasts.

Group Specific

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Hard Copy Available

No

ISBN

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Mature Audience Themes

Substance Abuse, Language/Profanity

Plot - Other Elements

Twist, Happy Ending,Afterlife

Plot - Premise

Tragedy

Main Character Details

Name: Mel is a senior in high school, raised by her alcoholic mother, with a goal to get as far away as possible for college. Her small support system includes three other senior girls. Mel has never longed for love as part of her life because she's never known true intimacy given her substance abusive parents and estranged grandparents.

Age: 18

Gender: Female

Role: Protagonist

Key Traits: Modest, Complex, Confident, Decisive, Educated, Honorable, Perseverance, Strong Moral Code, Aspiring, Beautiful

Additional Character Details

Name: Davis

Age: 19

Gender: Male

Role: Protagonist

Key Traits: Funny, Masculine, Romantic, Secretive, Strong Moral Code, Adventurous, Confident, Educated, Faithful, Decisive, Honorable, Perseverance, Sexy, Aspiring, Charming, Heartthrob, Obedient, Skillful

Additional Character Details

Name: Donna

Age: 19

Gender: Female

Role: Antagonist

Key Traits: Desperate, Greedy, Perseverance, Complex, Beautiful, Manipulative, Obedient, Sexy, Secretive

Additional Character Details

Name: Franky

Age: 19

Gender: Male

Role: Sidekick

Key Traits: Narcissistic, Adventurous, Crazy, Decisive, Strong Moral Code, Badass, Romantic, Seductive, Unapologetic, Honorable, Outspoken, Selfless, Blunt, Confident, Funny

Logline

Dead Perfect is the story of two driven young adults forced together by a twisted fate, yet driven apart by time and the inability to let go.

Short Summary

Mel and Davis find a love they never desired after two different car accidents, one involving her alcoholic mother, the other an illegal drag race.


Davis races against time to learn the truth of forgiveness and add his name to the list so he, Mel and their new family can let go of their pasts.

Development Pitch

About The Author

Core Theme

Tragedy,

Characters

Main Character

Name: Mel is a senior in high school, raised by her alcoholic mother, with a goal to get as far away as possible for college. Her small support system includes three other senior girls. Mel has never longed for love as part of her life because she's never known true intimacy given her substance abusive parents and estranged grandparents.

Age: 18

Gender: Female

Role: Protagonist

Key Traits: Modest, Complex, Confident, Decisive, Educated, Honorable, Perseverance, Strong Moral Code, Aspiring, Beautiful

Character 1

Name: Davis

Age: 19

Gender: Male

Role: Protagonist

Key Traits: Funny, Masculine, Romantic, Secretive, Strong Moral Code, Adventurous, Confident, Educated, Faithful, Decisive, Honorable, Perseverance, Sexy, Aspiring, Charming, Heartthrob, Obedient, Skillful

Character 2

Name: Donna

Age: 19

Gender: Female

Role: Antagonist

Key Traits: Desperate, Greedy, Perseverance, Complex, Beautiful, Manipulative, Obedient, Sexy, Secretive

Character 3

Name: Franky

Age: 19

Gender: Male

Role: Sidekick

Key Traits: Narcissistic, Adventurous, Crazy, Decisive, Strong Moral Code, Badass, Romantic, Seductive, Unapologetic, Honorable, Outspoken, Selfless, Blunt, Confident, Funny

Supplemental Materials

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