Davenport House

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HISTORICAL FICTION MELODRAMA MYSTERY ROMANCE DRAMA FAMILY

Early 20th Century

Marie Silk

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Davenport House is a family saga following a dysfunctional rich family and their secretive household staff in 1915 America.

Genre

Historical Fiction, Melodrama, Mystery, Romance, Drama, Family,

Short Summary

The patriarch dies suddenly. His beloved daughter knows it was a murder, but her family tries to convince her otherwise while they confine her to a bedroom in the mansion. She relies on help from the servants to escape her room and claim her rightful inheritance.


One housemaid serves poison to the daughter/heiress while an innocent maid is framed for stealing. A murder suspect is arrested. The housekeeper reveals the secret of the late Mr. Davenport which was behind the upheaval from the start. The family is left in peace with a happy ending.

Setting

Pennsylvania

Based on a True Story

No

Plot - Premise

Rags to Riches

Plot - Other Elements

Twist, Happy Ending, Meaningful Message

Mature Audience Themes

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Main Character Details

Name: Mary Davenport

Age: 22

Gender: Female

Role: Protagonist

Key Traits: Educated, Faithful, Gracious, Outspoken, Perseverance, Adventurous, Beautiful, Confident, Empathetic, Heroic, Honorable, Naive, Strong Moral Code

Additional Character Details

Name: Abigail

Age: 17

Gender: Female

Role: Emotional

Key Traits: Beautiful, Empathetic, Modest, Obedient, Romantic, Selfless, Strong Moral Code, Faithful, Gracious, Honorable, Insecure

Additional Character Details

Name: Mrs. Davenport

Age: 45

Gender: Female

Role: Antagonist

Key Traits: Aggressive, Educated, Blunt, Manipulative, Power-hungry, Confident, Desperate, Greedy, Beautiful, Complex, Perseverance, Sarcastic, Secretive, Unapologetic

Additional Character Details

Name: Ethan

Age: 21

Gender: Male

Role: Logical

Key Traits: Adventurous, Complex, Funny, Heroic, Honorable, Romantic, Visionary, Faithful, Heartthrob, Masculine, Strong Moral Code

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About The Author

Target Audiences

Age: 35-54

Target Gender: Female leaning

Group Specific

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Publishing Details

Status: Yes: self-published

Year Published: 2016

Hard Copy Available

No

ISBN

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Supplemental Materials

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