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BIOGRAPHICAL ACTION DETECTIVE MYSTERY

1940s & '50s,1980s & '90s

Tom Rinkes

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Logline

Two murders in Pittsburgh, Pa. fifty-three years apart are solved by supernatural means.

Genre

Biographical,,Action,Detective,Mystery

Short Summary

The story is told in first-person and the narrator is Jacob Johnson, a Homicide Detective out of Zone 3. It starts on Dec. 23rd, 1995 and two crimes have been committed in that area; one in 1995 and one in 1949. In the fictional part, a young lady has been raped and brutally murdered on a bike trail


Jake finds and brings Eva's murdered to justice. That night, her ghost goes and lives with Jake. She will help him in further cases.

Setting

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Based on a True Story

Yes

Plot - Premise

Internal Journey/Rebirth,,Overcoming Monster/Villain

Plot - Other Elements

Twist,,Happy Ending

Mature Audience Themes

Language/Profanity

Main Character Details

Name: Jacob Johnson

Age: 35

Gender: Male

Role: Protagonist

Key Traits: Adventurous, Visionary,Blunt,Lone Wolf

Additional Character Details

Name: Vinnie Falbo

Age: 50

Gender: Male

Role: Mentor

Key Traits: Extraordinary Powers and Abilities, Leader, Badass, Funny, Confident,Badass,Masculine,Confident,Faithful,Engaging

Additional Character Details

Name: Eva Koppel Rinkes

Age: Forever twenty-two

Gender: Female

Role: mentor

Key Traits: Leader,Gracious,Engaging,Decisive,Sexy

Additional Character Details

The author has not yet written this

Development Pitch

Jake Johnson stumbles onto a forty six yer old suicide/ murder of a young German war bride. While investigating that an another murder in 1995 Jake and his partner, Vinnie Falbo, solve both cases with help from a German physic and the ghost of the war bride, named Eva. In the end , Eva goes and lives with Jake who's a bachelor.

About The Author

Tom Rinkes is a sixty-eight-year old professional truck driver who was forced into early retirement in 2010 for a heart condition. Since then he has taken up writing as a hobby and has self-published one novel himself, that being HoloBal.l He’s also been officially published by Running Wild Press, Los Angeles, for his Civil War/ Time Travel novella entitled Time To Quit. He lives in the small hamlet of Farmington, Ohio, a quaint community where, when the neighbors cats or dogs, wonder onto the highway, they’re given the right of way. He’s been married to the same lovely redhead for forty-nine years and they have two grown children and two teenage grandchildren.

Target Audiences

Age: 18-34

Target Gender: Universal

Group Specific

The Century Building is now apartments in downtown Pittsburgh Pa.

Publishing Details

Status: Yes: self-published

Publisher: Lulu Publishing

Year Published: 2016

Hard Copy Available

No

ISBN

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