Love Snaggs - A Little Dog’s Courageous Journey

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20th Century (multiple decades)

Melanie Joy Mezzancello

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Love Snaggs is the story of a courageous little dog who, after crossing the Rainbow Bridge, embarks on a fantastical journey fraught with danger and unexpected friendship to get home to his family.


Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Young Adult,

Short Summary

Meet Snaggs, the Yorkie mix. After his life on Earth is done, he courageously embarks on a fantastical quest to rejoin his family on Earth. Along the way he forges unexpected friendships, and he puts together a diverse band of allies; they face danger while learning about love & friendship.

Snaggs finds a way home through a portal in a volcano deep within the Dragon Kingdom. He wakes up on Earth as Wesley the Rescue Dog. He brought one gift back from the mystical realm... he can read, so he finds his way back to his family. Wesley is the Author’s dog and the inspiration for her book.


Orlando, FL Summerland (a fictional place our beloved pets go after they cross The Rainbow Bridge)

Based on a True Story


Plot - Premise


Plot - Other Elements

Happy Ending, Meaningful Message, Philosophical Questions, Twist

Mature Audience Themes

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Main Character Details

Name: Snaggs

Age: 10

Gender: Male

Role: Protagonist

Key Traits: Complex, Honorable, Selfless, Badass, Faithful, Heroic, Strong Moral Code, Confident, Engaging, Extraordinary Powers and Abilities, Sarcastic, Adventurous, Funny, Leader

Additional Character Details

Name: Raptor

Age: 16

Gender: Male

Role: Sidekick

Key Traits: Charming, Empathetic, Insecure, Selfless, Badass, Beautiful, Gracious, Heroic, Adventurous, Faithful, Romantic, Strong Moral Code, Extraordinary Powers and Abilities, Funny, Honorable, Aspiring

Additional Character Details

Name: Mom

Age: 35

Gender: Female

Role: Emotional

Key Traits: Empathetic, Faithful, Honorable, Selfless, Skillful, Complex, Educated, Extraordinary Powers and Abilities, Sophisticated, Strong Moral Code

Additional Character Details

Name: Lucar

Age: 17

Gender: Male

Role: Antagonist

Key Traits: Greedy, Narcissistic, Power-hungry, Crazy, Criminal, Desperate, Manipulative, Villainous, Aggressive, Educated, Lone Wolf

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About The Author

Target Audiences

Age: 13-17

Target Gender: Universal

Group Specific

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Publishing Details

Status: Yes: with a Publisher

Publisher: Black Rose Writing

Year Published: 2017

Hard Copy Available



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