My Life as an Onion

Carole McDonnell scifiwritir@gmail.com 1217590689851

RELIGIOUS ROMANCE

Contemporary

Carole McDonnell

Logline

Magical realism meets chicklit interracial story reverse harem kdrama trope story in which Denise Higgins, a Jamaican-American 21 year old is the sober companion of 18 year old Korean-French Ben Moreau. A quirky charismatic Christian supernatural romance.

Genre

Religious, Romance

Target Audiences

Age: 18-34

Target Gender: Female leaning

Setting

Hudson Valley, NY

Based on a True Story

No

Publishing Details

Status: Yes: self-published

Year Published: 2014

Starting Description

After initially disliking each other, Ben and Denise figure they need each other. Ben doesn't want to be sent off to some kibbutz and Denise needs money. Although hired by Ben's parents, Denise promises Ben she will be on his side...which isn't quite true. She still has to spy on him.

Ending Description

Like a true kdrama, after the required separation the OTP come together again. Ben gives up his anger, Denise overcomes her doormat theology. Spiritual and emotional challenges are met and conquered. Bittersweet and life-affirming.

Group Specific

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Hard Copy Available

No

ISBN

Information not completed

Mature Audience Themes

Substance Abuse

Plot - Other Elements

Meaningful Message, Coming of Age

Plot - Premise

Internal Journey/Rebirth

Main Character Details

Name: Denise Higgins

Age: 21

Gender: Female

Role: Emotional

Key Traits: Extraordinary Powers and Abilities, Engaging

Additional Character Details

Name: Ben Moreau

Age: 18

Gender: Male

Role: Antagonist

Key Traits: Charming, Faithful, Heartthrob

Additional Character Details

Name: Jeff Overstreet

Age: 21

Gender: Male

Role: Antagonist

Key Traits: Confident, Masculine

Additional Character Details

Name: Various parental figures and friends

Age: 40

Gender: Female

Role: Antagonist

Key Traits: Complex

Logline

Magical realism meets chicklit interracial story reverse harem kdrama trope story in which Denise Higgins, a Jamaican-American 21 year old is the sober companion of 18 year old Korean-French Ben Moreau. A quirky charismatic Christian supernatural romance.

Short Summary

After initially disliking each other, Ben and Denise figure they need each other. Ben doesn't want to be sent off to some kibbutz and Denise needs money. Although hired by Ben's parents, Denise promises Ben she will be on his side...which isn't quite true. She still has to spy on him.


Like a true kdrama, after the required separation the OTP come together again. Ben gives up his anger, Denise overcomes her doormat theology. Spiritual and emotional challenges are met and conquered. Bittersweet and life-affirming.

Development Pitch

About The Author

Core Theme

Internal Journey/Rebirth,

Characters

Main Character

Name: Denise Higgins

Age: 21

Gender: Female

Role: Emotional

Key Traits: Extraordinary Powers and Abilities, Engaging

Character 1

Name: Ben Moreau

Age: 18

Gender: Male

Role: Antagonist

Key Traits: Charming, Faithful, Heartthrob

Character 2

Name: Jeff Overstreet

Age: 21

Gender: Male

Role: Antagonist

Key Traits: Confident, Masculine

Character 3

Name: Various parental figures and friends

Age: 40

Gender: Female

Role: Antagonist

Key Traits: Complex

Supplemental Materials

Information not completed