DIRTY RICE, Novel of Early South Carolina, The Mockingbird Hill Series

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ADVENTURE EPIC HISTORICAL FICTION ROMANCE ACTION DRAMA

18th Century

Dorothy K Morris

Logline

Dirty Rice is the adventure of the beginning of the golden age of rice growing in South Carolina, and the slaves who were expert in the growing of rice.

Genre

Adventure, Epic, Historical Fiction, Romance, Action, Drama

Target Audiences

Age: 35-54

Target Gender: Universal

Setting

England and South Carolina and Africa

Based on a True Story

No

Publishing Details

Status: Yes: with a Publisher

Publisher: Virtualbookworm.com

Year Published: 2012

Starting Description

In the early 18th Century rice brings the Golden Age to South Carolina, with the demand for slaves who are expert in the growing of rice. One plantation is struggling to survive. One faction wishes to use slaves while another fights the idea.

Ending Description

The hero has his way, the bad guy is gone and the ending sets up for book #6. All this is not done without certain tragedies.

Group Specific

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Hard Copy Available

No

ISBN

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Mature Audience Themes

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Plot - Other Elements

Coming of Age, Meaningful Message, Philosophical Questions

Plot - Premise

,Giving credit where credit is due

Main Character Details

Name: Captain Fredrick Talleigh

Age: 21

Gender: Male

Role: Protagonist

Key Traits: Decisive, Skillful, Adventurous, Aspiring, Honorable, Outspoken, Visionary, Gracious, Blunt, Educated, Faithful, Leader, Sophisticated, Charming, Confident, Empathetic, Masculine, Strong Moral Code

Additional Character Details

Name: Sir John Grenville

Age: 18

Gender: Male

Role: Antagonist

Key Traits: Greedy, Clumsy, Crazy, Educated, Manipulative, Power-hungry, Aggressive

Additional Character Details

Name: Lady Agnes Grenville

Age: 35

Gender: Female

Role: Emotional

Key Traits: Complex, Confident, Engaging, Faithful, Gracious, Insecure, Adventurous

Additional Character Details

Name: Reginald Upton

Age: 35

Gender: Male

Role: Mentor

Key Traits: Leader, Uneducated, Honorable, Confident, Lone Wolf, Masculine, Skillful, Strong Moral Code, Aspiring

Logline

Dirty Rice is the adventure of the beginning of the golden age of rice growing in South Carolina, and the slaves who were expert in the growing of rice.

Short Summary

In the early 18th Century rice brings the Golden Age to South Carolina, with the demand for slaves who are expert in the growing of rice. One plantation is struggling to survive. One faction wishes to use slaves while another fights the idea.


The hero has his way, the bad guy is gone and the ending sets up for book #6. All this is not done without certain tragedies.

Development Pitch

About The Author

Core Theme

,Giving credit where credit is due

Characters

Main Character

Name: Captain Fredrick Talleigh

Age: 21

Gender: Male

Role: Protagonist

Key Traits: Decisive, Skillful, Adventurous, Aspiring, Honorable, Outspoken, Visionary, Gracious, Blunt, Educated, Faithful, Leader, Sophisticated, Charming, Confident, Empathetic, Masculine, Strong Moral Code

Character 1

Name: Sir John Grenville

Age: 18

Gender: Male

Role: Antagonist

Key Traits: Greedy, Clumsy, Crazy, Educated, Manipulative, Power-hungry, Aggressive

Character 2

Name: Lady Agnes Grenville

Age: 35

Gender: Female

Role: Emotional

Key Traits: Complex, Confident, Engaging, Faithful, Gracious, Insecure, Adventurous

Character 3

Name: Reginald Upton

Age: 35

Gender: Male

Role: Mentor

Key Traits: Leader, Uneducated, Honorable, Confident, Lone Wolf, Masculine, Skillful, Strong Moral Code, Aspiring

Supplemental Materials

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