The Shadow Dogs

Peggy McLain pjmac@lorettotel.net 851443417147

ACTION DRAMA HISTORICAL FICTION MYSTERY ROMANCE YOUNG ADULT ADVENTURE CHILDREN'S FAMILY FOLKTALE

18th Century

Peggy McLain

Logline

From across the ocean to the Carolina Mountains comes a boy and his faithful yellow dog. Set in Colonial frontier times, John is no stranger to adversity. Join John in a tangled web of lies and deceit, as he fights to survive while seeking his destiny. As John's adventure unfolds, see him struggle with his own inner demon, fight in the Battle of King's Mountain, and discover his connection to the mystical Shadow Dogs. John's story is one of both joy and heartbreak that you'll never want to end.

Genre

Action, Drama, Historical Fiction, Mystery, Romance, Young Adult, Adventure, Children's, Family, Folktale

Target Audiences

Age: 35-54

Target Gender: Universal

Setting

South Carolina, North Carolina, Virginia & Tennessee

Based on a True Story

No

Publishing Details

Status: Yes: with a Publisher

Publisher: Jan-Carol Publishing , Inc.

Year Published: 2017

Starting Description

Man against Man. Man against Nature, and Man against Himself. John Lequire, orphaned at 12, is no stranger to adversity. Growing up in the New World, as others seek to do him harm, he struggles with his own inner demon-a recurring dream. He grows up in a hurry. His life is an adventure.

Ending Description

Surprise ending of where he actually ends up. After months of searching for his destination of Otter Place (known as Cades Cove today) he and his little caravan find peace and harmony, a place to live and work, a place to raise his family, and a place to die.

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

Philosophical Questions, Coming of Age, Happy Ending, Meaningful Message

Plot - Premise

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Main Character Details

Name: John LeQuire

Age: 30

Gender: Male

Role: Emotional

Key Traits: Adventurous, Aspiring, Complex, Decisive, Faithful, Modest, Naive, Religious, Selfless, Strong Moral Code, Educated, Gracious, Patriotic, Perseverance, Engaging, Honorable, Charming, Empathetic, Flexible, Heroic, Masculine, Sexy, Underdog

Additional Character Details

Name: Yellow Dog the Cheraw Indian

Age: 50

Gender:

Role: Mentor

Key Traits: Skillful, Blunt, Heroic, Uneducated, Visionary, Faithful, Honorable, Modest, Complex, Empathetic, Decisive, Engaging, Leader, Masculine, Selfless, Strong Moral Code, Adventurous, Confident

Additional Character Details

Name: Thad Hullings

Age: 32

Gender:

Role: Sidekick

Key Traits: Honorable, Insecure, Selfless, Uneducated, Clumsy, Empathetic, Engaging, Faithful

Additional Character Details

Name: Henry "Old Hullings"

Age: 60

Gender:

Role: Antagonist

Key Traits: Narcissistic, Secretive, Unapologetic, Villainous, Aggressive, Educated, Greedy, Manipulative

Logline

From across the ocean to the Carolina Mountains comes a boy and his faithful yellow dog. Set in Colonial frontier times, John is no stranger to adversity. Join John in a tangled web of lies and deceit, as he fights to survive while seeking his destiny. As John's adventure unfolds, see him struggle with his own inner demon, fight in the Battle of King's Mountain, and discover his connection to the mystical Shadow Dogs. John's story is one of both joy and heartbreak that you'll never want to end.

Short Summary

Man against Man. Man against Nature, and Man against Himself. John Lequire, orphaned at 12, is no stranger to adversity. Growing up in the New World, as others seek to do him harm, he struggles with his own inner demon-a recurring dream. He grows up in a hurry. His life is an adventure.


Surprise ending of where he actually ends up. After months of searching for his destination of Otter Place (known as Cades Cove today) he and his little caravan find peace and harmony, a place to live and work, a place to raise his family, and a place to die.

Development Pitch

About The Author

Core Theme

Characters

Main Character

Name: John LeQuire

Age: 30

Gender: Male

Role: Emotional

Key Traits: Adventurous, Aspiring, Complex, Decisive, Faithful, Modest, Naive, Religious, Selfless, Strong Moral Code, Educated, Gracious, Patriotic, Perseverance, Engaging, Honorable, Charming, Empathetic, Flexible, Heroic, Masculine, Sexy, Underdog

Character 1

Name: Yellow Dog the Cheraw Indian

Age: 50

Gender:

Role: Mentor

Key Traits: Skillful, Blunt, Heroic, Uneducated, Visionary, Faithful, Honorable, Modest, Complex, Empathetic, Decisive, Engaging, Leader, Masculine, Selfless, Strong Moral Code, Adventurous, Confident

Character 2

Name: Thad Hullings

Age: 32

Gender:

Role: Sidekick

Key Traits: Honorable, Insecure, Selfless, Uneducated, Clumsy, Empathetic, Engaging, Faithful

Character 3

Name: Henry "Old Hullings"

Age: 60

Gender:

Role: Antagonist

Key Traits: Narcissistic, Secretive, Unapologetic, Villainous, Aggressive, Educated, Greedy, Manipulative

Supplemental Materials

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