Dream Keeper

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Amber R. Duell

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Nora must work alongside the Sandman to save her sister from the evil Nightmare Lord.


Young Adult,Horror,Fantasy,Romance,Folktale

Short Summary

Nora is suddenly haunted by an eerie voice that is killing her loved ones in their sleep.

Nora and the Sandman finally fight the Nightmare Lord. When Nora kills him, she inherits his power, becoming the ruler of the Nightmare Realm.



Based on a True Story


Plot - Premise

Overcoming Monster/Villain,Internal Journey/Rebirth

Plot - Other Elements

Twist,Meaningful Message,Coming of Age

Mature Audience Themes

Extreme Violence

Main Character Details

Name: Nora

Age: 17

Gender: Female

Role: Protagonist

Key Traits: Complex,Romantic,Modest,Strong Moral Code,Naive,Insecure,Gracious,Faithful

Additional Character Details

Name: The Sandman

Age: Ageless

Gender: Male

Role: Protagonist

Key Traits: Modest,Faithful,Decisive,Badass,Secretive,Romantic,Strong Moral Code,Honorable,Heroic,Heartthrob,Gracious,Charming,Underdog,Skillful,Leader,Selfless,Masculine,Sexy

Additional Character Details

Name: The Weaver

Age: Ageless

Gender: Male

Role: antagonist

Key Traits: Aggressive,Narcisstic,Villainous,Crazy,Decisive,Desperate,Confident,Unapologetic,Manipulative,Outspoken,Power Hungry,Blunt,Complex,Masculine,Sexy,Greedy,Seductive,Sarcastic

Additional Character Details

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Development Pitch

Dream Keeper is a dark tale about a girl who learns to trust the truth inside her while overcoming loss and finding love. The Sandman is mysterious, sweet, and willing to do anything to protect humanity--especially Nora. With an array of ruthless nightmare creatures and vivid deaths, it will appeal to fans of Nightmare on Elm Street. Fans of Rise of the Guardians will enjoy the Sandman, his realm, and the characters' journey to believe in themselves.

About The Author

Amber R. Duell a best-selling and award-winning author of young adult fantasy--the darker the better. When time allows, she is #WriteMentor mentor. Amber is also a co-host on the live broadcast show Young Adult Edition.

Target Audiences

Age: 13-17,18-34

Target Gender: Universal

Group Specific

Information not completed

Publishing Details

Status: Yes: with a Publisher

Publisher: Crescent Sea Publishing

Year Published: 2019

Hard Copy Available