The Silent Waters

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Brittainy Cherry

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A young girl is traumatized and goes mute after witnessing a murder in the woods. She doesn’t leave her house, and falls in love with her brother’s best friend who looks after her throughout the years.


Young Adult,Romance,Drama

Short Summary

A story of two young individuals finding their way to their happily ever after. It begins with a young Maggie, who is in love with her brother’s best friend—Brooks. Brooks thinks Maggie is an annoying girl, and claims to hate her. Maggie is convinced the 2 of them are going to get married one day.

The two help one another heal their scars and in turn, their love grows stronger throughout their triumphs and struggles. The Silent Waters is a story of hope and unconditional love. It’s a tale about how important it is to have an anchor in one’s life that will keep them grounded and safe.



Based on a True Story


Plot - Premise

Tragedy,Internal Journey/Rebirth

Plot - Other Elements

Coming of Age,Happy Ending

Mature Audience Themes

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Main Character Details

Name: Maggie May Riley

Age: 10 at beginning. Spans to 28.

Gender: Female

Role: Protagonist

Key Traits: Adventurous,Charming,Engaging,Insecure,Lone Wolf

Additional Character Details

Name: Brooks Tyler Griffin

Age: 12 at beginning. Spans to 26.

Gender: Male

Role: Protagonist

Key Traits: Charming,Empathetic,Confident,Heartthrob,Leader,Romantic

Additional Character Details

Name: Mrs. Boone

Age: late 80s

Gender: Female

Role: mentor

Key Traits: Gracious,Honorable,Leader

Additional Character Details

Name: Eric

Age: 40s

Gender: Male

Role: sidekick

Key Traits: Confident,Modest

Development Pitch

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About The Author

Author Brittainy C. Cherry is an Amazon #1 bestselling author. She has been in love with words since the day she took her first breath. She graduated from Carroll University with a Bachelors Degree in Theater Arts and a minor in Creative Writing. Her novels have been published in 18+ countries around the world. She has been invited for signings in France, Italy, Spain, Poland, Germany, and Brazil. Brittainy lives in Milwaukee, Wisconsin with her family. When she's not running a million errands and crafting stories, she's probably playing with her adorable pets

Target Audiences

Age: 13-17,18-34

Target Gender: Universal

Group Specific

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Publishing Details

Status: Yes: self-published

Publisher: Self Published

Year Published: 2016

Hard Copy Available



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