Inside The Enemy

Barbara Kline author@bkspencer.com 728342528059

ROMANCE SUSPENSE / THRILLER WAR ACTION ADVENTURE DRAMA HISTORICAL FICTION

2000s

Barbara Kline

Logline

An Arabic reporter, who is rescued by an American platoon during the Iraqi war, falls in love with their Sergeant. Stationed for weeks with the platoon, their love flourishes, but when she is falsely accused of espionage, she must find a way to escape Baghdad and leave behind her forbidden love.

Genre

Romance, Suspense / Thriller, War, Action, Adventure, Drama, Historical Fiction

Target Audiences

Age: 18-34

Target Gender: Universal

Setting

Qatar, Baghdad, New York

Based on a True Story

No

Publishing Details

Status: Yes: self-published

Year Published: 2007

Starting Description

The story takes place during the war in Iraq with an American Army platoon and an Arabic reporter, who they rescue. When the platoon is ambushed, she is accused of espionage. However, it is later revealed that the true enemy was, all along, inside the platoon.

Ending Description

The Arabic reporter gets a job in New York, where she is met by her beloved, the Sergeant, who had presumed her dead. He must once again rescue her from the past and rekindle the love they left behind in that forsaken desert.

Group Specific

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Hard Copy Available

No

ISBN

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Mature Audience Themes

Extreme Violence, Language/Profanity

Plot - Other Elements

Happy Ending, Meaningful Message, Twist

Plot - Premise

Tragedy

Main Character Details

Name: Amirah Hamad

Age: 23

Gender: Female

Role: Protagonist

Key Traits: Empathetic, Insecure, Modest, Sophisticated, Beautiful, Naive, Outspoken, Romantic, Aspiring, Charming, Complex, Educated, Engaging, Sexy, Adventurous, Honorable, Leader, Secretive, Selfless

Additional Character Details

Name: Sergeant Kevin O'Conner

Age: 28

Gender: Male

Role: Emotional

Key Traits: Educated, Heartthrob, Leader, Patriotic, Skillful, Decisive, Aggressive, Charming, Strong Moral Code, Adventurous, Heroic, Masculine, Outspoken, Confident, Complex, Honorable, Sexy, Badass

Additional Character Details

Name: Ali Ahmed Al-Hamad

Age: 55

Gender: Male

Role: Logical

Key Traits: Blunt, Masculine, Outspoken, Honorable, Religious, Strong Moral Code, Visionary, Confident, Faithful, Leader, Patriotic, Secretive, Aggressive, Decisive, Educated

Additional Character Details

Name: Corporal Jamal Kareem

Age: 30

Gender: Male

Role: Antagonist

Key Traits: Blunt, Crazy, Criminal, Manipulative, Power-hungry, Sarcastic, Aggressive, Confident, Greedy, Unapologetic, Villainous, Complex

Logline

An Arabic reporter, who is rescued by an American platoon during the Iraqi war, falls in love with their Sergeant. Stationed for weeks with the platoon, their love flourishes, but when she is falsely accused of espionage, she must find a way to escape Baghdad and leave behind her forbidden love.

Short Summary

The story takes place during the war in Iraq with an American Army platoon and an Arabic reporter, who they rescue. When the platoon is ambushed, she is accused of espionage. However, it is later revealed that the true enemy was, all along, inside the platoon.


The Arabic reporter gets a job in New York, where she is met by her beloved, the Sergeant, who had presumed her dead. He must once again rescue her from the past and rekindle the love they left behind in that forsaken desert.

Development Pitch

About The Author

Core Theme

Tragedy

Characters

Main Character

Name: Amirah Hamad

Age: 23

Gender: Female

Role: Protagonist

Key Traits: Empathetic, Insecure, Modest, Sophisticated, Beautiful, Naive, Outspoken, Romantic, Aspiring, Charming, Complex, Educated, Engaging, Sexy, Adventurous, Honorable, Leader, Secretive, Selfless

Character 1

Name: Sergeant Kevin O'Conner

Age: 28

Gender: Male

Role: Emotional

Key Traits: Educated, Heartthrob, Leader, Patriotic, Skillful, Decisive, Aggressive, Charming, Strong Moral Code, Adventurous, Heroic, Masculine, Outspoken, Confident, Complex, Honorable, Sexy, Badass

Character 2

Name: Ali Ahmed Al-Hamad

Age: 55

Gender: Male

Role: Logical

Key Traits: Blunt, Masculine, Outspoken, Honorable, Religious, Strong Moral Code, Visionary, Confident, Faithful, Leader, Patriotic, Secretive, Aggressive, Decisive, Educated

Character 3

Name: Corporal Jamal Kareem

Age: 30

Gender: Male

Role: Antagonist

Key Traits: Blunt, Crazy, Criminal, Manipulative, Power-hungry, Sarcastic, Aggressive, Confident, Greedy, Unapologetic, Villainous, Complex

Supplemental Materials

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