Rise: A Tale of Survival and Devotion

Book Cover

SUSPENSE / THRILLER WAR DRAMA EPIC ACTION ADVENTURE POLITICAL

Contemporary

Katherine L. Evans

Logline

An inexperienced journalist with lofty aspirations accepts an assignment in war-torn Syria, only to become a victim of the danger and tragedy she was merely supposed to report.

Genre

Suspense / Thriller, War, Drama, Epic, Action, Adventure, Political

Target Audiences

Age: 35-54

Target Gender: Universal

Setting

Los Angeles, Washington DC, South Carolina, Syria

Based on a True Story

No

Publishing Details

Status: Yes: self-published

Year Published: 2017

Starting Description

Desperate for more in her personal and professional life, Emma applies for a position with an international wire service, despite concerns from family and friends over her mental state.

Ending Description

After surviving captivity in the hands of international terrorists and a bout with PTSD-induced drug addiction, Emma overcomes suicidal tendencies and is honored with a Pulitzer Prize for her reporting in Syria.

Group Specific

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Hard Copy Available

No

ISBN

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Mature Audience Themes

Extreme Violence, Sexual Abuse, Substance Abuse, Language/Profanity

Plot - Other Elements

Meaningful Message, Happy Ending, Twist

Plot - Premise

Internal Journey/Rebirth

Main Character Details

Name: Emma Abercrombie

Age: 26

Gender: Female

Role: Protagonist

Key Traits: Crazy, Secretive, Beautiful, Aspiring, Complex, Perseverance, Desperate, Insecure, Underdog, Empathetic, Naive, Adventurous, Aggressive, Educated

Additional Character Details

Name: Austin Carrera

Age: 29

Gender: Male

Role: Logical

Key Traits: Faithful, Masculine, Outspoken, Sophisticated, Selfless, Complex, Decisive, Empathetic, Strong Moral Code, Unapologetic, Blunt, Charming, Educated, Honorable, Confident, Insecure, Sexy, Aggressive, Aspiring

Additional Character Details

Name: Grace King

Age: 26

Gender: Female

Role: Emotional

Key Traits: Patriotic, Sophisticated, Strong Moral Code, Visionary, Beautiful, Charming, Faithful, Romantic, Selfless, Empathetic, Gracious, Religious

Additional Character Details

Name: Loretta Abercrombie

Age: 80

Gender: Female

Role: Mentor

Key Traits: Faithful, Funny, Gracious, Modest, Religious, Strong Moral Code, Engaging, Empathetic, Outspoken, Selfless, Charming

Logline

An inexperienced journalist with lofty aspirations accepts an assignment in war-torn Syria, only to become a victim of the danger and tragedy she was merely supposed to report.

Short Summary

Desperate for more in her personal and professional life, Emma applies for a position with an international wire service, despite concerns from family and friends over her mental state.


After surviving captivity in the hands of international terrorists and a bout with PTSD-induced drug addiction, Emma overcomes suicidal tendencies and is honored with a Pulitzer Prize for her reporting in Syria.

Development Pitch

About The Author

Core Theme

Internal Journey/Rebirth,

Characters

Main Character

Name: Emma Abercrombie

Age: 26

Gender: Female

Role: Protagonist

Key Traits: Crazy, Secretive, Beautiful, Aspiring, Complex, Perseverance, Desperate, Insecure, Underdog, Empathetic, Naive, Adventurous, Aggressive, Educated

Character 1

Name: Austin Carrera

Age: 29

Gender: Male

Role: Logical

Key Traits: Faithful, Masculine, Outspoken, Sophisticated, Selfless, Complex, Decisive, Empathetic, Strong Moral Code, Unapologetic, Blunt, Charming, Educated, Honorable, Confident, Insecure, Sexy, Aggressive, Aspiring

Character 2

Name: Grace King

Age: 26

Gender: Female

Role: Emotional

Key Traits: Patriotic, Sophisticated, Strong Moral Code, Visionary, Beautiful, Charming, Faithful, Romantic, Selfless, Empathetic, Gracious, Religious

Character 3

Name: Loretta Abercrombie

Age: 80

Gender: Female

Role: Mentor

Key Traits: Faithful, Funny, Gracious, Modest, Religious, Strong Moral Code, Engaging, Empathetic, Outspoken, Selfless, Charming

Supplemental Materials

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