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Steven Grossman

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Ross is desperate after a bitter divorce until he meets a stranger in similar straits. A booze filled flight is the catalyst for a plan: Woo the other’s ex , cohabitate, and end the alimony . A perfect plan until Ross falls in love



Short Summary

Ross has lost his comfortable suburban lifestyle courtesy of a bitter divorce. He can see no way out until he meets a stranger in similar straits. The hatch a plot: Woo the other's ex with the goal of cohabitation, thus ending the alimony. Its a perfect plan until Ross falls in love with his target.


Charlotte NC, Southern California, Broome Australia

Based on a True Story


Plot - Premise

Overcoming Monster/Villain,Internal Journey/Rebirth,Quest

Plot - Other Elements

Happy Ending,Philosophical Questions,Twist

Mature Audience Themes

Nudity, Language/Profanity

Main Character Details

Name: Ross

Age: 48-50

Gender: Male

Role: Protagonist

Key Traits: Modest,Clumsy,Sarcastic,Underdog,Empathetic,Funny

Additional Character Details

Name: Julie

Age: Early 40s

Gender: Female

Role: Tempter

Key Traits: Adventurous,Badass,Complex,Confident,Sexy,Romantic,Educated

Additional Character Details

Name: Dave

Age: 45

Gender: Male

Role: sidekick

Key Traits: Aspiring,Charming,Empathetic,Engaging,Funny,Faithful

Additional Character Details

Name: Stephanie

Age: 48

Gender: Female

Role: antagonist

Key Traits: Narcisstic,Villainous,Greedy,Insecure

About The Author

A New Jersey transplant to Charlotte NC, this is Steven Grossman's debut novel. A veteran of countless business trips, Steven Is thoroughly familiar wiht road warrior's many trials and tribulations. Steven is father to two grown boys living on opposite coasts and is happily remarried. Steven is a huge fan of movies (particularly smart comedies), music (especially Classic Rock) and traveling (Colombia is a favorite). His hobbies include skiing and martial arts. A refugee from corporate America steve speaks fluent business jargon, sarcasm, and Spanish.

Target Audiences

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

Target Gender: Universal

Group Specific

Information not completed

Publishing Details

Status: Yes: with a Publisher

Publisher: White Bird Publishing

Year Published: 2021

Hard Copy Available



ISBN 978-1-63363-506-7