Morningwood

Book Cover

HORROR MYSTERY SUSPENSE / THRILLER ADVENTURE DETECTIVE FANTASY HISTORICAL FICTION ACTION DRAMA FOLKTALE

1960s & '70s

Kit Cox

Logline

Beneath the streets of trendy 60's London an old and very cold war is about to bubble to the surface: Ancient feuds between creatures, long regarded as myth, threaten to spill back into the world of humans. Is it finally time for the Guardian of the early morning woods to step out of retirement? A ritual killing leads to a roller coaster world of espionage, brutal scooter gangs and mythical worlds as Mulberry Gale ,investigator with a point to prove, decides to call in a favour from one of the greatest protectors of humanity. Can Professor Early Morningwood (yes he's fully aware) throw off the shackles of his self imposed exile and save not just one but two worlds from the machinations of an old foe? From the sleepy spires of Oxford to the trendy streets of sixties London and out into the wilds of Scotland It's time to find out if this Old Goat is a myth or a Legend.

Genre

Horror, Mystery, Suspense / Thriller, Adventure, Detective, Fantasy, Historical Fiction, Action, Drama, Folktale

Target Audiences

Age: 18-34

Target Gender: Universal

Setting

60's London, Scottish Highlands, Tir nan og

Based on a True Story

No

Publishing Details

Status: Yes: with a Publisher

Publisher: Oak Moth books

Year Published: 2017

Starting Description

Morningwood is a 60’s crime drama with heavy shades of fantasy. The story leads the audience through very real situations of crime and investigation of the period whilst slowly introducing a sense of fantasy and wonder before bringing the two elements crashing together in an explosive final battle.

Ending Description

The father of the kidnapped daughter sets the Scottish nuclear power plant into meltdown. Morningwood and his allies battle vicious immortals to stop the explosion, leading to a tense final moment where Morningwood must enter the reactor chamber to turn back on the safety override.

Group Specific

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Hard Copy Available

No

ISBN

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Mature Audience Themes

Nudity, Extreme Violence, Language/Profanity

Plot - Other Elements

Twist

Plot - Premise

Overcoming Monster/Villain

Main Character Details

Name: Professor Early Morningwood

Age: 4500

Gender: Male

Role: Protagonist

Key Traits: Extraordinary Powers and Abilities, Honorable, Unapologetic, Aggressive, Charming, Confident, Decisive, Complex, Heroic, Masculine, Leader, Adventurous, Blunt, Educated, Funny, Secretive, Seductive, Sexy, Skillful, Empathetic, Engaging, Heartthrob, Sarcastic

Additional Character Details

Name: Gale Mulberry

Age: 210

Gender: Female

Role: Sidekick

Key Traits: Beautiful, Flexible, Sexy, Skillful, Complex, Outspoken, Desperate, Engaging, Faithful, Aspiring, Extraordinary Powers and Abilities, Manipulative, Secretive, Underdog

Additional Character Details

Name: Robyn

Age: 19

Gender: Female

Role: Antagonist

Key Traits: Badass, Beautiful, Blunt, Decisive, Greedy, Outspoken, Uneducated, Villainous, Aggressive, Crazy, Criminal, Power-hungry, Confident, Sarcastic

Additional Character Details

Name: Howard Barry

Age: 3000

Gender: LGBT

Role: Antagonist

Key Traits: Villainous, Aspiring, Criminal, Educated, Leader, Unapologetic, Confident, Decisive, Manipulative, Power-hungry, Engaging, Greedy, Secretive, Sophisticated

Logline

Beneath the streets of trendy 60's London an old and very cold war is about to bubble to the surface: Ancient feuds between creatures, long regarded as myth, threaten to spill back into the world of humans. Is it finally time for the Guardian of the early morning woods to step out of retirement? A ritual killing leads to a roller coaster world of espionage, brutal scooter gangs and mythical worlds as Mulberry Gale ,investigator with a point to prove, decides to call in a favour from one of the greatest protectors of humanity. Can Professor Early Morningwood (yes he's fully aware) throw off the shackles of his self imposed exile and save not just one but two worlds from the machinations of an old foe? From the sleepy spires of Oxford to the trendy streets of sixties London and out into the wilds of Scotland It's time to find out if this Old Goat is a myth or a Legend.

Short Summary

Morningwood is a 60’s crime drama with heavy shades of fantasy. The story leads the audience through very real situations of crime and investigation of the period whilst slowly introducing a sense of fantasy and wonder before bringing the two elements crashing together in an explosive final battle.


The father of the kidnapped daughter sets the Scottish nuclear power plant into meltdown. Morningwood and his allies battle vicious immortals to stop the explosion, leading to a tense final moment where Morningwood must enter the reactor chamber to turn back on the safety override.

Development Pitch

About The Author

Core Theme

Overcoming Monster/Villain,

Characters

Main Character

Name: Professor Early Morningwood

Age: 4500

Gender: Male

Role: Protagonist

Key Traits: Extraordinary Powers and Abilities, Honorable, Unapologetic, Aggressive, Charming, Confident, Decisive, Complex, Heroic, Masculine, Leader, Adventurous, Blunt, Educated, Funny, Secretive, Seductive, Sexy, Skillful, Empathetic, Engaging, Heartthrob, Sarcastic

Character 1

Name: Gale Mulberry

Age: 210

Gender: Female

Role: Sidekick

Key Traits: Beautiful, Flexible, Sexy, Skillful, Complex, Outspoken, Desperate, Engaging, Faithful, Aspiring, Extraordinary Powers and Abilities, Manipulative, Secretive, Underdog

Character 2

Name: Robyn

Age: 19

Gender: Female

Role: Antagonist

Key Traits: Badass, Beautiful, Blunt, Decisive, Greedy, Outspoken, Uneducated, Villainous, Aggressive, Crazy, Criminal, Power-hungry, Confident, Sarcastic

Character 3

Name: Howard Barry

Age: 3000

Gender: LGBT

Role: Antagonist

Key Traits: Villainous, Aspiring, Criminal, Educated, Leader, Unapologetic, Confident, Decisive, Manipulative, Power-hungry, Engaging, Greedy, Secretive, Sophisticated

Supplemental Materials

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