We Are of Dust

Clare Coombes  clarecoombeswriter@gmail.com 1354461282363

HISTORICAL FICTION POLITICAL YOUNG ADULT WAR SUSPENSE / THRILLER ROMANCE

1920s & '30s

Clare Coombes

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Logline

Historical thriller about a Jewish girl and a Nazi-indoctrinated boy trying to escape pre-WW2 Germany, set within a ship of resistance fighters, refugees and spies.

Genre

Historical Fiction, Political, Young Adult, War, Suspense / Thriller, Romance

Short Summary

We Are of Dust, is the first of a trilogy of books that gives voice to a story fairly unknown; an event regarded by historians as the major pre-cursor to the Holocaust. It also looks at situations where those considered enemies of the Reich fought back.


The ship is turned away from Cuba, America and Canada, with the passengers convinced it will return to Germany, and certain death. They take down the gestapo agent and uncover the spy. They face a battle at every port but eventually find refuge.

Setting

Berlin, Hamburg, Atlantic Ocean, Cuba, Miami, Europe

Based on a True Story

Yes

Plot - Premise

Overcoming Monster/Villain

Plot - Other Elements

Meaningful Message, Twist, Coming of Age

Mature Audience Themes

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Main Character Details

Name: Alice Sommer and Kurt Hertz

Age: 18

Gender:

Role: Protagonist

Key Traits: Adventurous, Underdog, Decisive, Outspoken, Religious, Charming, Confident, Unapologetic, Complex, Leader, Visionary, Educated, Modest, Strong Moral Code

Additional Character Details

Name: Eli Lewis

Age: 18

Gender: Male

Role: Mentor

Key Traits: Skillful, Strong Moral Code, Confident, Engaging, Faithful, Heroic, Outspoken, Religious, Decisive, Educated, Charming, Complex, Honorable, Secretive, Underdog, Aspiring, Empathetic, Leader

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About The Author

Target Audiences

Age: 18-34

Target Gender: Universal

Group Specific

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Publishing Details

Status: Yes: self-published

Year Published: 2018

Hard Copy Available

No

ISBN

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