First Crush, Last Love

Elizabeth McKenna mo_e_lippert@hotmail.com 750390247483

DRAMA ROMANCE

1980s & '90s

Elizabeth McKenna

Logline

Ten years ago, despite Jessie's best efforts, Lee wanted to be just friends. Now, he wants more, but she's still recovering from a psycho ex-husband. Can she learn to trust again and make her first crush into her last love? Elizabeth McKenna’s latest novel will have you remembering the angst of high school, the grief of a failed relationship, and the happiness of true love.

Genre

Drama, Romance

Target Audiences

Age: 35-54

Target Gender: Female leaning

Setting

Wisconsin and Illinois

Based on a True Story

Yes

Publishing Details

Status: Yes: self-published

Year Published: 2017

Starting Description

Part 1: It is senior year of high school for Jessie. She has had a serious crush on Lee for the past four years, but he has friend-zoned her. She finally decides to move on and date Billy. Part 2: Lee and Jessie go their separate ways. We see them struggle with relationships in their mid-20s.

Ending Description

Part 3: Jessie and Lee are reunited at their 10-year high school reunion. Lee realizes Jessie is the one he's always wanted, but she has trust issues. To further complicate things, her ex-husband starts stalking her. When all is resolved, Jessie and Lee get married and start a family.

Group Specific

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Hard Copy Available

No

ISBN

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Mature Audience Themes

Substance Abuse, Language/Profanity

Plot - Other Elements

Happy Ending, Meaningful Message

Plot - Premise

The author has not yet written this

Main Character Details

Name: Jessie

Age: 18

Gender: Female

Role: Protagonist

Key Traits: Beautiful, Insecure, Romantic

Additional Character Details

Name: Lee

Age: 18

Gender: Male

Role: Protagonist

Key Traits: Heartthrob, Heroic, Masculine, Romantic, Sexy, Complex

Additional Character Details

Name: Billy

Age: 18

Gender: Male

Role: Antagonist

Key Traits: Aggressive, Manipulative, Narcissistic

Additional Character Details

Name: Sarah

Age: 18

Gender: Female

Role: Sidekick

Key Traits: Beautiful, Confident, Adventurous

Logline

Ten years ago, despite Jessie's best efforts, Lee wanted to be just friends. Now, he wants more, but she's still recovering from a psycho ex-husband. Can she learn to trust again and make her first crush into her last love? Elizabeth McKenna’s latest novel will have you remembering the angst of high school, the grief of a failed relationship, and the happiness of true love.

Short Summary

Part 1: It is senior year of high school for Jessie. She has had a serious crush on Lee for the past four years, but he has friend-zoned her. She finally decides to move on and date Billy. Part 2: Lee and Jessie go their separate ways. We see them struggle with relationships in their mid-20s.


Part 3: Jessie and Lee are reunited at their 10-year high school reunion. Lee realizes Jessie is the one he's always wanted, but she has trust issues. To further complicate things, her ex-husband starts stalking her. When all is resolved, Jessie and Lee get married and start a family.

Development Pitch

About The Author

Core Theme

Characters

Main Character

Name: Jessie

Age: 18

Gender: Female

Role: Protagonist

Key Traits: Beautiful, Insecure, Romantic

Character 1

Name: Lee

Age: 18

Gender: Male

Role: Protagonist

Key Traits: Heartthrob, Heroic, Masculine, Romantic, Sexy, Complex

Character 2

Name: Billy

Age: 18

Gender: Male

Role: Antagonist

Key Traits: Aggressive, Manipulative, Narcissistic

Character 3

Name: Sarah

Age: 18

Gender: Female

Role: Sidekick

Key Traits: Beautiful, Confident, Adventurous

Supplemental Materials

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