Magnolia Tree, The Crossing Trilogy, Book 1

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CRIME FAMILY FANTASY MYSTERY SUSPENSE / THRILLER ACTION

2000s

June V. Bourgo

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THEY SAY YOU CAN NEVER GO HOME AGAIN, BUT THAT’S EXACTLY WHAT SYDNEY GREY MUST DO TO RESOLVE THE MYSTERY OF HER TEENAGE MOTHER’S DISAPPEARANCE TWENTY YEARS PREVIOUS

Genre

Crime, Family, Fantasy, Mystery, Suspense / Thriller, Action

Target Audiences

Age: 18-34

Target Gender: Universal

Setting

The Okanagan, an area in the southern interior of British Columbia. The whole series takes place in the Okanagan. The small town, Stoney Creek, is made up by the author but other towns and cities are real.

Based on a True Story

No

Publishing Details

Status: Yes: with a Publisher

Publisher: Creativia Publishing

Year Published: 2019

Starting Description

Twenty-one year old, Sydney Grey, returns to her childhood farm. The family farm holds secrets that are the key to the disappearance of her teenage mother when Sydney was a toddler. Clues, spirits, and the discovery of her mother’s journals bring this tale to a surprising ending.

Ending Description

Sydney finds a set of lost keys belonging to her neighbour and putting it all together, she races to his farm and finds locked rooms in his basement. In one, she finds a woman held captive for twenty years...her mother. A struggle with the farmer ensues and he ends up dead. Sydney's mother is freed.

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Hard Copy Available

No

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Mature Audience Themes

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Plot - Other Elements

Coming of Age, Happy Ending, Twist

Plot - Premise

Internal Journey/Rebirth

Main Character Details

Name: Sydney Grey

Age: 21

Gender: Female

Role: Protagonist

Key Traits: Confident, Decisive, Outspoken, Visionary, Adventurous, Aspiring, Flexible, Honorable, Skillful, Beautiful, Educated, Engaging, Heroic, Empathetic, Strong Moral Code

Additional Character Details

Name: Jax Rhyder

Age: 23

Gender: Male

Role: Tempter

Key Traits: Adventurous, Aggressive, Badass, Confident, Empathetic, Leader, Masculine, Seductive, Sexy, Strong Moral Code, Charming, Heartthrob

Additional Character Details

Name: Arne Jensen

Age: 50

Gender: Male

Role: Antagonist

Key Traits: Villainous, Criminal, Lone Wolf, Secretive, Unapologetic

Additional Character Details

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Logline

THEY SAY YOU CAN NEVER GO HOME AGAIN, BUT THAT’S EXACTLY WHAT SYDNEY GREY MUST DO TO RESOLVE THE MYSTERY OF HER TEENAGE MOTHER’S DISAPPEARANCE TWENTY YEARS PREVIOUS

Short Summary

Twenty-one year old, Sydney Grey, returns to her childhood farm. The family farm holds secrets that are the key to the disappearance of her teenage mother when Sydney was a toddler. Clues, spirits, and the discovery of her mother’s journals bring this tale to a surprising ending.


Sydney finds a set of lost keys belonging to her neighbour and putting it all together, she races to his farm and finds locked rooms in his basement. In one, she finds a woman held captive for twenty years...her mother. A struggle with the farmer ensues and he ends up dead. Sydney's mother is freed.

Development Pitch

About The Author

Core Theme

Internal Journey/Rebirth,

Characters

Main Character

Name: Sydney Grey

Age: 21

Gender: Female

Role: Protagonist

Key Traits: Confident, Decisive, Outspoken, Visionary, Adventurous, Aspiring, Flexible, Honorable, Skillful, Beautiful, Educated, Engaging, Heroic, Empathetic, Strong Moral Code

Character 1

Name: Jax Rhyder

Age: 23

Gender: Male

Role: Tempter

Key Traits: Adventurous, Aggressive, Badass, Confident, Empathetic, Leader, Masculine, Seductive, Sexy, Strong Moral Code, Charming, Heartthrob

Character 2

Name: Arne Jensen

Age: 50

Gender: Male

Role: Antagonist

Key Traits: Villainous, Criminal, Lone Wolf, Secretive, Unapologetic

Supplemental Materials

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