Half Moon, Full Heart

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FAMILY ROMANCE LOVE STORY

20th Century (multiple decades)

Gene Cartwright

Logline

Romeo and Juliet” cross “The Bridges of “Madison County’ en route to ‘Cold Mountain.’ ___ Following a diagnosis of breast cancer, Rachel Marin’s producer/director husband abandons her. A beautiful, successful, professional woman—her world collapses. She attempts suicide then struggles to lift herself from the basement of her life. On a road trip across country, she stops in the small, Texas town of her father’s birth, and discovers reasons to live forever.

Genre

Family, Romance,Love Story

Target Audiences

Age: 18-34

Target Gender: Female leaning

Setting

Pasadena, CA., North Central Texas

Based on a True Story

No

Publishing Details

Status: Yes: with a Publisher

Publisher: Falcon Creek Books

Year Published: 2002

Starting Description

Following a diagnosis of breast cancer, Rachel’s husband abandons her. A successful, woman—her world collapses. She attempts suicide then struggles to lift herself from the basement of her life. On a road trip across country, she stops in a small, Texas town and discovers a reason to live forever.

Ending Description

In an ending no one will see coming, a mystery is solved and three love stories, spanning three generations, become one. - Kleenex included w/each book order. (True)

Group Specific

Information not completed

Hard Copy Available

No

ISBN

Information not completed

Mature Audience Themes

Information not completed

Plot - Other Elements

Happy Ending, Twist,Love is its own reward

Plot - Premise

Internal Journey/Rebirth

Main Character Details

Name: Rachel Marin

Age: 38

Gender: Female

Role: Protagonist

Key Traits: Beautiful, Charming, Engaging, Aspiring, Empathetic, Faithful, Gracious, Romantic, Strong Moral Code, Educated

Additional Character Details

Name: David Joe Fallon, Jr.

Age: 12

Gender: Male

Role: Protagonist

Key Traits: Underdog, Adventurous, Aggressive, Confident, Masculine, Outspoken, Romantic

Additional Character Details

Name: Jessie Marie Taylor

Age: 12

Gender: Female

Role: Emotional

Key Traits: Empathetic, Faithful, Aspiring, Beautiful, Charming

Additional Character Details

Name: Cyrus Ecclesiastes Taylor

Age: 45

Gender: Male

Role: Antagonist

Key Traits: Blunt, Crazy, Decisive, Greedy, Villainous, Aggressive, Complex, Insecure, Manipulative, Secretive

Logline

Romeo and Juliet” cross “The Bridges of “Madison County’ en route to ‘Cold Mountain.’ ___ Following a diagnosis of breast cancer, Rachel Marin’s producer/director husband abandons her. A beautiful, successful, professional woman—her world collapses. She attempts suicide then struggles to lift herself from the basement of her life. On a road trip across country, she stops in the small, Texas town of her father’s birth, and discovers reasons to live forever.

Short Summary

Following a diagnosis of breast cancer, Rachel’s husband abandons her. A successful, woman—her world collapses. She attempts suicide then struggles to lift herself from the basement of her life. On a road trip across country, she stops in a small, Texas town and discovers a reason to live forever.


In an ending no one will see coming, a mystery is solved and three love stories, spanning three generations, become one. - Kleenex included w/each book order. (True)

Development Pitch

About The Author

Core Theme

Internal Journey/Rebirth,

Characters

Main Character

Name: Rachel Marin

Age: 38

Gender: Female

Role: Protagonist

Key Traits: Beautiful, Charming, Engaging, Aspiring, Empathetic, Faithful, Gracious, Romantic, Strong Moral Code, Educated

Character 1

Name: David Joe Fallon, Jr.

Age: 12

Gender: Male

Role: Protagonist

Key Traits: Underdog, Adventurous, Aggressive, Confident, Masculine, Outspoken, Romantic

Character 2

Name: Jessie Marie Taylor

Age: 12

Gender: Female

Role: Emotional

Key Traits: Empathetic, Faithful, Aspiring, Beautiful, Charming

Character 3

Name: Cyrus Ecclesiastes Taylor

Age: 45

Gender: Male

Role: Antagonist

Key Traits: Blunt, Crazy, Decisive, Greedy, Villainous, Aggressive, Complex, Insecure, Manipulative, Secretive

Supplemental Materials