Made for Murder

Book Cover

SUSPENSE / THRILLER

2000s

Paul McGoran

Logline

In Made for Murder, a handsome ex-con romances a San Francisco socialite in a bold bid for prestige and power, but forgets to suppress his killer instinct.

Genre

Suspense / Thriller

Target Audiences

Age: 18-34

Target Gender: Male leaning

Setting

Las Vegas, San Francisco, Miami, Newport

Based on a True Story

No

Publishing Details

Status: Yes: with a Publisher

Publisher: New Pulp Press

Year Published: 2015

Starting Description

Helena Swann is vacationing in Las Vegas, alone. Sam Porter is a hunky casino dealer who murders his rival along with his cheating girlfriend. The two meet on a flight to San Francisco where Helena lives and Sam intends to flee. Physical attraction draws them together, even though Helena is engaged.

Ending Description

Sam searches through old money Newport where Helena has fled after betraying him in San Francisco. He breaks into the mansion where she's staying and murders the reporter interviewing her. She flees into the night and he follows, crippling her with a gunshot while being taken down by the police.

Group Specific

Information not completed

Hard Copy Available

No

ISBN

Information not completed

Mature Audience Themes

Language/Profanity, Extreme Violence

Plot - Other Elements

Twist

Plot - Premise

Overcoming Monster/Villain

Main Character Details

Name: Helena Swann

Age: 28

Gender: Female

Role: Tempter

Key Traits: Beautiful, Complex, Greedy, Manipulative, Seductive, Sexy, Aspiring, Adventurous, Sarcastic, Sophisticated, Unapologetic, Outspoken

Additional Character Details

Name: Sam Porter, aka "Shoo-fly"

Age: 30

Gender: Male

Role: Antagonist

Key Traits: Sexy, Unapologetic, Aspiring, Greedy, Masculine, Badass, Confident, Power-hungry, Adventurous, Criminal, Secretive, Heartthrob, Aggressive, Charming, Desperate

Additional Character Details

Name: Mickey Cullion

Age: 30

Gender: Male

Role: Sidekick

Key Traits: Honorable, Obedient, Clumsy, Criminal, Empathetic, Faithful, Lone Wolf

Additional Character Details

Name: Angela Sharples Porter

Age: 27

Gender: Female

Role: Protagonist

Key Traits: Strong Moral Code, Charming, Gracious, Engaging, Faithful, Modest, Naive, Romantic, Sophisticated, Beautiful, Empathetic

Logline

In Made for Murder, a handsome ex-con romances a San Francisco socialite in a bold bid for prestige and power, but forgets to suppress his killer instinct.

Short Summary

Helena Swann is vacationing in Las Vegas, alone. Sam Porter is a hunky casino dealer who murders his rival along with his cheating girlfriend. The two meet on a flight to San Francisco where Helena lives and Sam intends to flee. Physical attraction draws them together, even though Helena is engaged.


Sam searches through old money Newport where Helena has fled after betraying him in San Francisco. He breaks into the mansion where she's staying and murders the reporter interviewing her. She flees into the night and he follows, crippling her with a gunshot while being taken down by the police.

Development Pitch

About The Author

Core Theme

Overcoming Monster/Villain,

Characters

Main Character

Name: Helena Swann

Age: 28

Gender: Female

Role: Tempter

Key Traits: Beautiful, Complex, Greedy, Manipulative, Seductive, Sexy, Aspiring, Adventurous, Sarcastic, Sophisticated, Unapologetic, Outspoken

Character 1

Name: Sam Porter, aka "Shoo-fly"

Age: 30

Gender: Male

Role: Antagonist

Key Traits: Sexy, Unapologetic, Aspiring, Greedy, Masculine, Badass, Confident, Power-hungry, Adventurous, Criminal, Secretive, Heartthrob, Aggressive, Charming, Desperate

Character 2

Name: Mickey Cullion

Age: 30

Gender: Male

Role: Sidekick

Key Traits: Honorable, Obedient, Clumsy, Criminal, Empathetic, Faithful, Lone Wolf

Character 3

Name: Angela Sharples Porter

Age: 27

Gender: Female

Role: Protagonist

Key Traits: Strong Moral Code, Charming, Gracious, Engaging, Faithful, Modest, Naive, Romantic, Sophisticated, Beautiful, Empathetic

Supplemental Materials