Naked Ambition

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CRIME DETECTIVE DRAMA MYSTERY POLITICAL ROMANCE SUSPENSE / THRILLER

Contemporary

Rick Pullen

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When newspaper reporter Beck Rikki receives an unsolicited call from a high-ranking government official sending him off to investigate a candidate for President of the United States, he doesn’t realize he’s stumbled onto the story of a lifetime. As he digs deeper, he follows a trail of murder, bribery, infidelity and deceit that runs from Canada to the Caribbean—but all signs point to the White House. Beck finds nothing is quite as it appears—not his sources, not his curious new love interest and especially not the story he’s pursuing. In the confusion, he suspects the motives of everyone—including his new love. He must figure out the truth or forces waiting in the wings will covertly grab the reins of power and take over the government. For the first time in his career, Beck may have stumbled onto a story too dangerous to handle—but too important to walk away from. And with only days before the election, just when he thinks he’s solved the puzzle, he realizes he hasn’t.

Genre

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

Short Summary

A reporter investigates a presidential candidate and follows a trail of murder, bribery and deception with the aid of his new girlfriend, whom he doesn't realize is in on part of the deal.


The election outcome swings to an unknown. The reporter gets the girl, but his career is destroyed for engaging her. Meanwhile, the government official who leaked the original story that set the investigation in motion, secretly maneuvers himself to be appointed vice president of the United States.

Setting

Washington, D.C., Grand Cayman, Ft. Myers Florida, Abaco Bahama, Canada

Based on a True Story

No

Plot - Premise

Overcoming Monster/Villain

Plot - Other Elements

Happy Ending, Meaningful Message, Philosophical Questions, Twist

Mature Audience Themes

Nudity, Language/Profanity

Main Character Details

Name: Beck Rikki

Age: 39

Gender: Male

Role: Protagonist

Key Traits: Aspiring, Charming, Complex, Romantic, Skillful, Sophisticated, Sexy, Aggressive, Confident, Engaging, Flexible, Funny, Sarcastic

Additional Character Details

Name: Geneva Kemper

Age: 41

Gender: Female

Role: Sidekick

Key Traits: Greedy, Insecure, Aspiring, Charming, Decisive, Flexible, Funny, Gracious, Manipulative, Sarcastic, Beautiful, Complex, Secretive, Seductive, Sexy, Sophisticated, Confident, Criminal, Desperate, Educated, Engaging, Romantic

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About The Author

Target Audiences

Age: 18-34

Target Gender: Universal

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Publishing Details

Status: Yes: with a Publisher

Publisher: KoehlerBooks

Year Published: 2016

Hard Copy Available

No

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