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Old 12-02-2011, 06:15 PM   #1
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True Crime Story Picked up by NBC Universal

Local Tragedy Recreated for True-Crime TV Series “Fatal Encounters”

Miami, FL (November 11, 2011) – Best-selling author Carol Soret Cope’s new book, Murder on The High Seas, The True Story of The Joe Cool’s Tragic Final Voyage has been picked up by NBC Universal for an episode on the book for their true-crime series called “Fatal Encounters.” The series explores the intersection of innocence and evil and tragic consequences for those caught up in the random, fatal encounters. Production on the episode will take place November 14-18 in locations throughout Miami-Dade and on the ocean.

Carol Soret Cope is bestselling author of In the Fast Lane: A True Story of Murder in Miami and Stranger Danger: How to Keep Your Child Safe. Ms. Cope’s latest book, Murder on The High Seas, The True Story of The Joe Cool’s Tragic Final Voyage explores the investigation into the mysterious murders aboard the Joe Cool, a “ghost ship” – a luxury forty-seven-foot sport-fisher which simply disappeared on a sunny Saturday in September 2007 on what should have been a quick, one-way trip from Miami Beach to Bimini in the Bahamas to drop off two charter passengers. The young charter captain Jake Branam, his wife, his brother and a friend were never seen again. Ms. Cope has done an outstanding job of detailing the tragic tale as it unfolded in Miami, out at sea, in Miami Federal Court, and ending with a chilling face-to-face interview with one of the killers.

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