Lately Lesbian

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2000s,20th Century (multiple decades)

J. D. Simmons

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Jenna, a young married woman, comes to the realization that she is attracted to another woman. Trapped in an unhappy marriage and constrained by her moral values and societal mores, denial of her attraction and longing reign supreme until one phone call changes everything.



Short Summary

Good Southern girls follow the rules and walk predictable paths. Jenna predictably married Paul and believed in the happily ever after. But, when Jenna needed Paul the most, he cast an absentee ballot. Then out of the blue, Jenna crossed paths with a young woman forever changing her destiny.


Southern United States

Based on a True Story


Plot - Premise

Internal Journey/Rebirth

Plot - Other Elements

Happy Ending,Meaningful Message,Philosophical Questions

Mature Audience Themes

Nudity, Language/Profanity

Main Character Details

Name: Jenna

Age: Her life from 30's through 50's

Gender: Female

Role: Protagonist

Key Traits: Adventurous,Confident,Faithful,Educated,Insecure,Obedient,Funny,Romantic,Secretive,Strong Moral Code

Additional Character Details

Name: Jessie

Age: 20's - 40's

Gender: Lgbt

Role: Tempter

Key Traits: Masculine,Adventurous,Charming,Aggressive,Educated,Gracious,Engaging,Funny,Romantic,Seductive

Additional Character Details

Name: Paul

Age: 30's to 50's

Gender: Male

Role: antagonist

Key Traits: Masculine,Narcisstic,Educated,Unapologetic,Blunt

Additional Character Details

Name: Andrew

Age: From child to young adult

Gender: Male

Role: emotional

Key Traits: Confident,Adventurous,Naive,Educated,Engaging

About The Author

J. D. Simmons, an aspiring author for most of her adult life never dreamed her first book would be about her own life and long marriage. From an early age, J. D. desired to become a teacher and spent a lengthy career as an educator. She is passionate about spending time with her family, working in her yard, and running. J.D. resides in South Carolina where you can find her sipping a margarita and dreaming of going to the beach with her partner.

Target Audiences

Age: 18-34,35-54,55+

Target Gender: LGBT Leaning,Universal

Group Specific

Anyone in a relationship, married, and not limited to gay/lesbian

Publishing Details

Status: Yes: self-published

Publisher: BookBaby

Year Published: 2019

Hard Copy Available