Pink Punch


Genre: Young adult/sci fi/fantasy/superheroes

Current status: Second draft – currently engaging beta readers


When 14-year old Kris Mahrone discovers her mother is the infamous superhero, Pink Punch, she’s shocked. Pink Punch, who packs one mean punch with her nanite powered armoured suit, which allows her to build any weapon in the palm of her hand. Pink is investigating TechCorp’s plans to develop technology that would allow the company to manipulate the city’s police force, and she swears Kris to secrecy, moments before being caught in an explosion that puts her into a coma.

With the real Pink Punch out of commission, Kris decides to put on the power suit and continue her mother’s investigations. She quickly learns a superhero is expected to do more than pursue her own agenda, at least if she wants the assistance of the other heroes. On top of this, she must keep her late night escapades secret from her father, top Detective in the police service’s Vigilante Crimes Unit, who, on top of his already considerable dislike of superheroes, is convinced Pink is the reason his wife is in a coma.

All the while Kris delves deeper into the insidious plans of TechCorp. As a result their attacks on Pink Punch mount and they accelerate their plans to subjugate the police force…

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