Faith and Hope and Tragedy

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1960s & '70s

Lee D. Britton

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Faith and Hope and Tragedy is the story of a spoiled rock star trying to come to terms with a childhood tragedy and reignite a romance with a former lover who abandoned him. In spite of himself he runs headlong toward destruction, bound and determined to take everyone along with him. His true feelings only emerge in his song writing and his lyrics tell the story he himself cannot.


Drama, Romance, Young Adult,,Romance

Short Summary

A woman on her deathbed is reminiscing with an old friend about events that transpired forty years earlier and the effect it had on them and on one of the biggest rock stars in the world at that time.

The story ends with the main character trying to deal with the regret and the catastrophic results from choices that were made by herself and her friends. She finds a ray of hope and some comfort in something that almost seems to be a gift from beyond.


Los Angeles, Dallas, Various Locations

Based on a True Story


Plot - Premise

Tragedy,,Internal Journey/Rebirth

Plot - Other Elements

Meaningful Message, Philosophical Questions, Twist

Mature Audience Themes

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Main Character Details

Name: Travis Dyer

Age: 28

Gender: Male

Role: Antagonist

Key Traits: Blunt, Sexy, Unapologetic, Charming, Complex, Engaging, Outspoken, Religious, Confident, Lone Wolf, Manipulative, Romantic, Adventurous, Aggressive, Heartthrob, Narcissistic, Sarcastic,Narcisstic,Charming,Sexy,Complex,Insecure,Unapologetic

Additional Character Details

Name: Faith Winslow

Age: 25

Gender: Female

Role: Protagonist

Key Traits: Beautiful, Gracious, Honorable, Secretive, Complex, Faithful, Insecure, Modest, Perseverance, Religious, Selfless, Romantic, Sexy, Charming, Empathetic, Naive,Underdog,Complex,Sexy,Faithful,Romantic,Insecure

Additional Character Details

Name: Hope Winslow

Age: 27

Gender: Female

Role: Protagonist

Key Traits: Aggressive, Aspiring, Beautiful, Blunt, Manipulative, Outspoken, Religious, Secretive, Complex, Decisive, Romantic, Sexy,Sexy,Adventurous,Romantic,Secretive

Additional Character Details

Name: Curtis Lee "Cool" Smith

Age: 29

Gender: Male

Role: Sidekick

Key Traits: Perseverance, Religious, Complex, Empathetic, Masculine, Outspoken, Selfless, Strong Moral Code, Faithful, Honorable, Skillful, Decisive, Heroic, Leader, Modest, Obedient, Patriotic, Badass, Confident,Adventurous,Masculine,Badass,Charming,Confident,Decisive,Selfless,Heroic,Honorable,Strong Moral Code,Leader

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About The Author

Target Audiences

Age: 18-34

Target Gender: Universal

Group Specific

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Publishing Details

Status: Yes: with a Publisher

Publisher: Black Rose Writing

Year Published: 2018

Hard Copy Available



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Supplemental Materials

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