Semper Fidelis

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1940s & '50s

M. L. Brummett

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Semper Fidelis is a story from WWII, based on the letters and journals from the true life characters. It is historically correct, even down to the lipstick color the girls wore. Love, and warmth abounds except for the war scenes, of course. It contains espionage, war, love, and how Americans endured during the war.


War, Action, Drama, Historical Fiction, Memoir, Romance, Comedy, Mystery,

Short Summary

Joe leaves Kentucky to join the Marines. Virginia and Nellie leave Idaho to work at Douglas Aircraft in California. Virginia falls in love with a spy before finding out her true love is Joe, the Marine. The fun loving Sailor, Bob, finds Nellie during his stay on shore.


Kentucky, Idaho, California, Okinawa

Based on a True Story


Plot - Premise

Overcoming Monster/Villain

Plot - Other Elements

Meaningful Message, Twist

Mature Audience Themes

Extreme Violence

Main Character Details

Name: Joe is a rambling west end guy that enlists in the Marines during WWII and ends up fighing in the pacific (Bougainville). Virginia and Nellie are humble farm girls from Idaho that leave home to work at Douglas Aircraft during the war. Bob, is a california guy, a sailor, involved in espionage. Jimmy is a spy. Perry is a code talker stationed with Joe and savies his butt several times. There are other characters involved that help carry the story.

Age: 17

Gender: Male

Role: Logical

Key Traits: Aspiring, Masculine, Strong Moral Code, Engaging, Heroic, Sexy, Skillful, Adventurous, Charming, Confident, Heartthrob, Sarcastic, Funny, Honorable, Selfless

Additional Character Details

Name: Perry, code talker, WWII. Friends with main character, Joe. Both serve during Bogainville battle. Perry gets Joe out of trouble several times. Saves his butt during battle, and helps him find Virginia, the love of Joe's life.

Age: 17

Gender: Male

Role: Logical

Key Traits: Sarcastic, Decisive, Lone Wolf, Funny, Patriotic, Strong Moral Code, Empathetic, Faithful, Charming, Flexible, Aggressive, Blunt, Engaging, Heroic, Obedient, Aspiring, Complex

Additional Character Details

Name: Virginia is a farm girl from Idaho who leaves home to work at Douglas Aircraft. She helps make war planes. Virginia a a young niave girl that learns the harshness of life in America during WWII.

Age: 17

Gender: Female

Role: Emotional

Key Traits: Engaging, Gracious, Honorable, Insecure, Clumsy, Confident, Decisive, Naive, Obedient, Seductive, Strong Moral Code, Beautiful, Charming, Empathetic, Heartthrob, Patriotic

Additional Character Details

Name: Nellie is the older sister to Virginia, both leave Idaho farm to work at Douglas Aircraft in California. Nellie is bold and confident, but still sticks to her moral code. She if flirty and likes to play the game of love. She is confident and strong.

Age: 19

Gender: Female

Role: Sidekick

Key Traits: Aggressive, Beautiful, Leader, Naive, Outspoken, Blunt, Confident, Funny, Sexy, Adventurous, Aspiring, Charming, Engaging, Modest, Patriotic

About The Author

Target Audiences

Age: 35-54

Target Gender: Universal

Group Specific

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Publishing Details

Status: Yes: with a Publisher

Publisher: eLectio Publishing

Year Published: 2015

Hard Copy Available



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