Falling Forward

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Olivia Black

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Cancer stole her parents. It consumed her career. And in an unexpected twist, cancer finally taught her how to live... and love. Dr. Olivia Garvin’s life turned upside down on her 42nd birthday.



Short Summary

The man she loved and trusted for nearly 20 years proved to be unfaithful. On a whirlwind trip to Hawaii to escape the embarrassment of her husband’s arrest, she meets a younger man and her life is forever changed. Kalani Kaleo helps Olivia in her struggles to understand her old life; and teaches he


Honolulu, Hawaii

Based on a True Story


Plot - Premise

Internal Journey/Rebirth

Plot - Other Elements

Coming of Age, Happy Ending, Philosophical Questions, Twist

Mature Audience Themes

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Main Character Details

Name: Dr. Olivia Garvin

Age: 42

Gender: Female

Role: Protagonist

Key Traits: Aspiring, Beautiful, Educated, Perseverance, Selfless, Sophisticated, Strong Moral Code, Adventurous, Confident, Romantic, Complex

Additional Character Details

Name: Kalani Kaleo

Age: 35

Gender: Male

Role: Mentor

Key Traits: Confident, Engaging, Funny, Adventurous, Charming, Clumsy, Sexy, Visionary, Heartthrob, Masculine, Seductive

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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: 2014

Hard Copy Available



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