Grace Ungiven (and the innocents left to yearn)

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Jeff R. Kelland

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A broken church … … a broken man … … one tragic story.


Crime, Drama, Historical Fiction,

Short Summary

Mickey Kavanaugh, a deeply troubled man, estranged and living in self-imposed exile for seventeen years due to sexual abuse he experienced as a Catholic altar boy, reappears with evidence that could bring the abusing priest to justice, and he contacts a few old friends to enlist their help...


Waterford, Maine (fictional)

Based on a True Story


Plot - Premise

Overcoming Monster/Villain

Plot - Other Elements

Meaningful Message, Philosophical Questions, Twist

Mature Audience Themes

Language/Profanity, Nudity, Sexual Abuse

Main Character Details

Name: Mickey Kavanaugh

Age: 43

Gender: Male

Role: Protagonist

Key Traits: Blunt, Complex, Desperate, Educated, Insecure, Sarcastic, Secretive

Additional Character Details

Name: Frank Casey

Age: 47

Gender: Male

Role: Protagonist

Key Traits: Engaging, Honorable, Perseverance, Complex, Confident, Decisive, Educated

Additional Character Details

Name: Father Seamus O'Connor

Age: 64

Gender: Male

Role: Antagonist

Key Traits: Charming, Engaging, Greedy, Power-hungry, Manipulative, Outspoken, Religious, Confident, Decisive, Narcissistic, Criminal, Educated, Secretive, Sophisticated, Unapologetic

Additional Character Details

Name: Sister Catherine Brennen

Age: 56

Gender: Female

Role: Protagonist

Key Traits: Beautiful, Charming, Complex, Confident, Engaging, Gracious, Honorable, Modest, Religious, Secretive, Sexy, Empathetic

About The Author

Target Audiences

Age: 35-54

Target Gender: Universal

Group Specific

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Publishing Details

Status: Yes: self-published

Year Published: 2017

Hard Copy Available



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