Murder Takes Time

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20th Century (multiple decades)

Giacomo Giammatteo

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Three kids grow up swearing to an oath of friendship & honor. But life changes things. This is the story of what happens when it does. It is reminiscent of "The Godfather," "Goodfellas," and “A Bronx Tale."


Crime, Detective, Mystery, Suspense / Thriller,

Short Summary

A string of brutal murders has bodies piling up in Brooklyn, and Detective Frankie Donovan knows what is going on. Clues left at the crime scenes point to someone from the old neighborhood, and that isn't good.


Brooklyn, NY and Wilmington, DE.

Based on a True Story


Plot - Premise

Internal Journey/Rebirth

Plot - Other Elements

Coming of Age, Happy Ending

Mature Audience Themes

Extreme Violence, Language/Profanity

Main Character Details

Name: Nicky Fusco

Age: 32

Gender: Male

Role: Antagonist

Key Traits: Decisive, Heroic, Honorable, Strong Moral Code, Charming, Confident, Faithful, Leader, Selfless, Skillful, Badass, Complex

Additional Character Details

Name: Frankie Donovan

Age: 32

Gender: Male

Role: Protagonist

Key Traits: Badass, Charming, Confident, Decisive, Heroic, Selfless, Complex, Honorable, Leader, Strong Moral Code

Additional Character Details

Name: Tony Sanullo

Age: 32

Gender: Male

Role: Antagonist

Key Traits: Confident, Manipulative, Outspoken, Aggressive, Badass, Complex, Criminal, Decisive, Unapologetic

Additional Character Details

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About The Author

Target Audiences

Age: 35-54

Target Gender: Universal

Group Specific

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Publishing Details

Status: Yes: self-published

Year Published: 2012

Hard Copy Available



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