April September, a struggling mystery writer can't get a publisher. At 36, April's temporary bank job is metastasizing into a career.
At 38, police academy reject Preston Tremlock has an obsession that keeps him jobless. Currently, Tremlock is "investigating" a few murders in the neighborhood and annoying the holy hell out of the police. Oh, did we mention he has a 148 IQ?
The something wonderful happens. April's bank gets robbed. The bank thieves are cornered by the police and find...nothing. Just empty suitcases. The 2.5 million in cash - dissappeared.
When her bank offers a quarter million-dollar reward, April September, rejected mystery writer, quits her hated job to solve a real mystery and to write a book no publisher will reject! Oh, here's the best part - April joins forces with the nutjob genius, Tremlock, unemployed again.
The two failures put everything on the line to reap the banks reward and to change the trajectory of their lives.
HENRY OLEK, known for the motion picture All of Me, starring Steve Martin and Lily Tomlin, began his writing career with the nationwide release of his first feature film, A Different Story, which Olek also novelized for Ballantine Books. On it's heels came another theatrical film, Tulips, with Bernadette Peters and Gabe Kaplan. As writer/producer at Universal, Warner Brothers, and elsehere Olek wrote Spraggue, an ABC movie-pilot with James Cromwell, Ladies on Sweet Street, an ABC pilot starring Doris Roberts, and Devil's Food, a cable network film starring Dabney Coleman, Scene of the Crime, written and produced by Olek, became an NBC anthology mystery series with awesome Orson Welles as host.