Serpent's Tongue

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ACTION CRIME DETECTIVE MYSTERY SUSPENSE/THRILLER

Contemporary

Ronald F. Sharp

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Submision Type

book

Logline

MacGyver meets Dexter in the guise of Sydney Simone. When the system fails, Sydney provides justice--for a price. The first two killings were commissioned by a snake-handling pedophile preacher; but the third was his and Sydney is on the hook for it. It's fight or flight and Sydney never flees.

Genre

Action,Crime,Detective,Mystery,Suspense/Thriller

Short Summary

The call for a hit on Earl the Cannibal was a public service. A week later Sydney kills a notorious con-man. She returns to her gallery job and discovers she is being framed for a third killing she did not commit. Someone is trying to make her out as a serial killer to cover their own killing.

Setting

Florida

Based on a True Story

No

Plot - Premise

Overcoming Monster/Villain

Plot - Other Elements

Twist

Mature Audience Themes

Extreme Violence

Main Character Details

Name: Sydney Simone

Age: 26

Gender: Female

Role: Protagonist

Key Traits: Adventurous,Badass,Charming,Engaging,Sexy,Skillful,Sarcastic,Secretive

Additional Character Details

Name: Oscar Leopold

Age: 30

Gender: Male

Role: Sidekick

Key Traits: Adventurous,Masculine,Modest,Clumsy,Empathetic,Funny,Educated

Additional Character Details

Name: Luke Anger

Age: 45

Gender: Male

Role: antagonist

Key Traits: Crazy,Criminal,Power Hungry,Religious,Villainous

Additional Character Details

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About The Author

Serpent's Tongue is the second Sydney Simone mystery. The first, No Regrets, No Remorse, won the Poisoned Pen Press Discover Mystery Award. A retired attorney, the author has published a series of legal self help books and is an award winning sculptor.

Target Audiences

Age: 18-34,35-54,55+

Target Gender: Universal

Group Specific

Information not completed

Publishing Details

Status: Yes: self-published

Publisher: Create Space

Year Published: 2014

Hard Copy Available

Yes

ISBN

9780615868028