The Returning Tide

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ROMANCE EPIC DRAMA FAMILY HISTORICAL FICTION MYSTERY

20th Century (multiple decades)

Liz Fenwick

Logline

In wartime Cornwall, 1943, a story between tow sisters begins- the story of Adele and Amelia, and the heart-breaking betrayal that will divide them forever. Decades later, as the generations gather for a wedding, at the rambling family home on the Cornish cliffs, the effects of one reckless act still echo...

Genre

Romance, Epic, Drama, Family, Historical Fiction, Mystery

Target Audiences

Age: 35-54

Target Gender: Universal

Setting

Falmouth, MA; Falmouth, Cornwall, UK, Portland, Uk, London, UK

Based on a True Story

No

Publishing Details

Status: Yes: with a Publisher

Publisher: Orion Books - part of Hachette

Year Published: 2017

Starting Description

(2015) Bobby Webster is dying. His great granddaughter is with him. His last word is Adele, not the name of his much loved wife who died in the 1950s. (1943)Twins Adele and Amelia become WRNs. Adele leaves Cornwall and Amelia, stays. This is the first time they have been away from each other.

Ending Description

Lara discovers who her great grandmother is as Adele reveals the betrayal that took place at the end of the war.

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Hard Copy Available

No

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Mature Audience Themes

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Plot - Other Elements

Coming of Age, Happy Ending

Plot - Premise

Internal Journey/Rebirth

Main Character Details

Name: Elle Rowse nee Adele Seaton

Age: 19

Gender: Female

Role: Protagonist

Key Traits: Complex, Faithful, Heroic, Honorable, Romantic, Selfless, Beautiful

Additional Character Details

Name: Lara Pearse

Age: 28

Gender: Female

Role: Protagonist

Key Traits: Beautiful, Confident, Empathetic

Additional Character Details

Name: Bobby Webster

Age: 23

Gender: Male

Role: Emotional

Key Traits: Heartthrob, Heroic, Honorable, Romantic, Charming, Confident, Faithful

Additional Character Details

Name: Jack Rowse

Age: 32

Gender: Male

Role: Emotional

Key Traits: Heartthrob, Lone Wolf, Blunt, Complex

Logline

In wartime Cornwall, 1943, a story between tow sisters begins- the story of Adele and Amelia, and the heart-breaking betrayal that will divide them forever. Decades later, as the generations gather for a wedding, at the rambling family home on the Cornish cliffs, the effects of one reckless act still echo...

Short Summary

(2015) Bobby Webster is dying. His great granddaughter is with him. His last word is Adele, not the name of his much loved wife who died in the 1950s. (1943)Twins Adele and Amelia become WRNs. Adele leaves Cornwall and Amelia, stays. This is the first time they have been away from each other.


Lara discovers who her great grandmother is as Adele reveals the betrayal that took place at the end of the war.

Development Pitch

About The Author

Core Theme

Internal Journey/Rebirth,

Characters

Main Character

Name: Elle Rowse nee Adele Seaton

Age: 19

Gender: Female

Role: Protagonist

Key Traits: Complex, Faithful, Heroic, Honorable, Romantic, Selfless, Beautiful

Character 1

Name: Lara Pearse

Age: 28

Gender: Female

Role: Protagonist

Key Traits: Beautiful, Confident, Empathetic

Character 2

Name: Bobby Webster

Age: 23

Gender: Male

Role: Emotional

Key Traits: Heartthrob, Heroic, Honorable, Romantic, Charming, Confident, Faithful

Character 3

Name: Jack Rowse

Age: 32

Gender: Male

Role: Emotional

Key Traits: Heartthrob, Lone Wolf, Blunt, Complex

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