Nailing Jess

Triona Scully 795802468411



Triona Scully

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Nailing Jess is the story of renegade detective Jane Wayne and her relentless pursuit of a serial killer dubbed 'The Withering Wringer' who is strangling local teenage boys.


Crime, Detective, Satire

Short Summary

The story opens with the discovery of a third teenage male victim of a serial strangler. Chief Detective Jane Wayne has been demoted and must solve the case under the watchful eye of a rookie city boy Ben Campbell.


The story is located in a fictional town in a modern, matriarchal Britain.

Based on a True Story


Plot - Premise

Overcoming Monster/Villain

Plot - Other Elements

Meaningful Message, Philosophical Questions

Mature Audience Themes

Language/Profanity, Nudity, Substance Abuse, Extreme Violence

Main Character Details

Name: Jane Wayne

Age: 45

Gender: Female

Role: Protagonist

Key Traits: Complex, Lone Wolf, Uneducated, Aggressive, Charming, Desperate, Patriotic, Unapologetic, Badass, Blunt, Honorable, Confident, Heroic, Outspoken, Perseverance, Strong Moral Code

Additional Character Details

Name: Ben Campbell

Age: 30

Gender: Male

Role: Sidekick

Key Traits: Naive, Aspiring, Beautiful, Complex, Decisive, Modest, Educated, Empathetic, Insecure

Additional Character Details

Name: The Withering Wringer/ Prof Charlotte McEwan

Age: 42

Gender: Female

Role: Antagonist

Key Traits: Aggressive, Villainous, Secretive, Charming, Criminal, Educated, Leader, Narcissistic, Patriotic, Power-hungry, Confident, Decisive, Engaging, Religious, Skillful, Complex, Manipulative, Sophisticated

Additional Character Details

Name: Simon Campbell

Age: 15

Gender: Male

Role: Emotional

Key Traits: Clumsy, Insecure, Naive, Romantic, Secretive, Seductive, Sexy, Beautiful

About The Author

Target Audiences

Age: 18-34

Target Gender: Female leaning

Group Specific

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Publishing Details

Status: Yes: with a Publisher

Publisher: Cranachan Publishing

Year Published: 2017

Hard Copy Available



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