The Tree Of Bones

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HORROR YOUNG ADULT

Contemporary

J Bryer

Logline

An American teenager is possessed by a malevolent spirit after getting lost in an old Ukrainian salt mine.

Genre

Horror, Young Adult

Target Audiences

Age: 13-17

Target Gender: Universal

Setting

America, Ukraine

Based on a True Story

No

Publishing Details

Status: Yes: self-published

Year Published: 2013

Starting Description

Angeline wants to spend the summer vacation before senior year with her boyfriend, instead she is forced to go with her parents on a vacation to Eastern Europe. Within hours of visiting an old salt mine, the Stevens’ trip turns from an idyllic working vacation to hellish nightmare.

Ending Description

Angeline returns home as a darker girl. A series of painful and distressing exorcisms prove fruitless, it is not until a Ukrainian historian uncovers that cursed bones from the salt mine must be reburied, so that Angeline can be free from the possession.

Group Specific

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Hard Copy Available

No

ISBN

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Mature Audience Themes

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Plot - Other Elements

Coming of Age

Plot - Premise

Overcoming Monster/Villain

Main Character Details

Name: Angeline Stevens

Age: 17

Gender: Female

Role: Protagonist

Key Traits: Aspiring, Complex, Engaging

Additional Character Details

Name: KATARINA

Age: 15

Gender: Female

Role: Emotional

Key Traits: Naive, Adventurous, Charming, Complex, Engaging, Gracious, Honorable, Modest

Additional Character Details

Name: Melinda

Age: 17

Gender: Female

Role: sidekick

Key Traits: Confident, Outspoken, Adventurous

Additional Character Details

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Logline

An American teenager is possessed by a malevolent spirit after getting lost in an old Ukrainian salt mine.

Short Summary

Angeline wants to spend the summer vacation before senior year with her boyfriend, instead she is forced to go with her parents on a vacation to Eastern Europe. Within hours of visiting an old salt mine, the Stevens’ trip turns from an idyllic working vacation to hellish nightmare.


Angeline returns home as a darker girl. A series of painful and distressing exorcisms prove fruitless, it is not until a Ukrainian historian uncovers that cursed bones from the salt mine must be reburied, so that Angeline can be free from the possession.

Development Pitch

About The Author

Core Theme

Overcoming Monster/Villain,

Characters

Main Character

Name: Angeline Stevens

Age: 17

Gender: Female

Role: Protagonist

Key Traits: Aspiring, Complex, Engaging

Character 1

Name: KATARINA

Age: 15

Gender: Female

Role: Emotional

Key Traits: Naive, Adventurous, Charming, Complex, Engaging, Gracious, Honorable, Modest

Character 2

Name: Melinda

Age: 17

Gender: Female

Role: sidekick

Key Traits: Confident, Outspoken, Adventurous

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