Hearts of Mercy

Joan Donaldson sparrow3337@gmail.com 934741475387

ACTION DRAMA HISTORICAL FICTION

19th Century

Joan Donaldson

Logline

Set in 19th century Appalachia, Hearts of Mercy is ,"a captivating tale about father-daughter relationships, personal independence and second chances." Kirkus Review

Genre

Action, Drama, Historical Fiction

Target Audiences

Age: 35-54

Target Gender: Female leaning

Setting

19th century, Great Smoky Mountains, Tennessee

Based on a True Story

Yes

Publishing Details

Status: Yes: with a Publisher

Publisher: Black Rose Writing

Year Published: 2018

Starting Description

When Viney Walker's long absent father begs her to return with him to the Great Smoky Mountains, she acquiesces and meets her handsome cousin, James. Their romance angers the White Caps, vigilantes that whip wayward women, and they warn Viney to mend her ways. But she plots revenge.

Ending Description

Her father's sacrifice saves Viney, and her true love returns.

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

Twist, Coming of Age, Happy Ending, Meaningful Message

Plot - Premise

The author has not yet written this

Main Character Details

Name: Viney Walker

Age: 19

Gender: Female

Role: Protagonist

Key Traits: Perseverance, Complex, Confident, Heroic, Leader, Outspoken, Empathetic, Engaging, Romantic, Skillful, Visionary

Additional Character Details

Name: James Walker

Age: 23

Gender: Male

Role: Tempter

Key Traits: Engaging, Heartthrob, Masculine, Secretive, Charming, Confident

Additional Character Details

Name: Jesse Walker

Age: 59

Gender: Male

Role: Emotional

Key Traits: Desperate, Insecure, Selfless

Additional Character Details

Name: Charlie Breckenridge

Age: 21

Gender: Male

Role: Logical

Key Traits: Educated, Engaging, Heroic, Romantic, Complex

Logline

Set in 19th century Appalachia, Hearts of Mercy is ,"a captivating tale about father-daughter relationships, personal independence and second chances." Kirkus Review

Short Summary

When Viney Walker's long absent father begs her to return with him to the Great Smoky Mountains, she acquiesces and meets her handsome cousin, James. Their romance angers the White Caps, vigilantes that whip wayward women, and they warn Viney to mend her ways. But she plots revenge.


Her father's sacrifice saves Viney, and her true love returns.

Development Pitch

About The Author

Core Theme

Characters

Main Character

Name: Viney Walker

Age: 19

Gender: Female

Role: Protagonist

Key Traits: Perseverance, Complex, Confident, Heroic, Leader, Outspoken, Empathetic, Engaging, Romantic, Skillful, Visionary

Character 1

Name: James Walker

Age: 23

Gender: Male

Role: Tempter

Key Traits: Engaging, Heartthrob, Masculine, Secretive, Charming, Confident

Character 2

Name: Jesse Walker

Age: 59

Gender: Male

Role: Emotional

Key Traits: Desperate, Insecure, Selfless

Character 3

Name: Charlie Breckenridge

Age: 21

Gender: Male

Role: Logical

Key Traits: Educated, Engaging, Heroic, Romantic, Complex

Supplemental Materials

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