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ACTION HISTORICAL FICTION ROMANCE YOUNG ADULT WAR

2000s

JENNA MACKAY

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A coming of age novel about 17-year old Frankie Jones. The story is about five teenagers in their last year of high school. Frankie is the heroine and her journey begins when she meets new boy Adam on their first day of school. As their relationship takes flight the reader gets an insight to those young feelings of first love. In the meantime, tensions are rising in Iraq and GW Bush declares war in Iraq. The five teenagers make a pact that will change their lives forever.

Genre

Action, Historical Fiction, Romance, Young Adult, War,

Short Summary

Part One: Five teenage friends in Louisiana. We get to know the characters, the band they have together. Frankie and Adam fall in love. Part Two: The five make a pact and enlist in the US Army. This includes training and deployment to Iraq. Part 3: Homecoming.


Adam dies fighting in Iraq. Ryan (the boy next door to Frankie) holds an exhibition in New York of images taken in Iraq. Most of the exhibition is of Frankie and Ryan declares his love for her. (Subtle hints are dropped throughout the script).

Setting

Louisiana, New Orleans, Fort Benning, Iraq, Paris & New York

Based on a True Story

No

Plot - Premise

Internal Journey/Rebirth

Plot - Other Elements

Coming of Age, Twist, Happy Ending, Meaningful Message

Mature Audience Themes

Language/Profanity

Main Character Details

Name: Frankie (Frances) Jones.

Age: 17

Gender: Female

Role: Protagonist

Key Traits: Decisive, Engaging, Honorable, Leader, Sexy, Visionary, Adventurous, Aspiring, Beautiful, Confident, Educated, Perseverance, Romantic

Additional Character Details

Name: Ryan

Age: 17

Gender: Male

Role: Sidekick

Key Traits: Romantic, Selfless, Empathetic, Faithful, Gracious, Heartthrob, Honorable, Masculine, Aspiring, Educated, Engaging, Patriotic, Underdog

Additional Character Details

Name: Adam

Age: 17

Gender: Male

Role: Sidekick

Key Traits: Charming, Engaging, Heroic, Romantic, Sexy, Aspiring, Badass, Confident, Patriotic, Decisive, Educated, Honorable, Selfless, Skillful, Adventurous, Heartthrob, Masculine

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Target Audiences

Age: 18-34

Target Gender: Female leaning

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Publishing Details

Status: Yes: with a Publisher

Publisher: AUSTIN MACAULEY PUBLISHERS

Year Published: 2018

Hard Copy Available

No

ISBN

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