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The Wood | Part One

By Jonathan R Menefee

Draft 13 Posted Date: 5/6/2013

Book Rating (current version):

Based on 3 Reviews

Book Rating (all versions):

Based on 5 Reviews

Genre:

Contemporary Fantasy

Word Count:

10,302

About the Book:

This is an adult fairy tale with all the socio-ecomomics and politics you can handle. Did I mention the talking animals? Two Labradoodles, Perse and Casey, are visiting The Wood with their Owners on a holiday weekend. Perse is on a return trip while Casey is experiencing this fantastical place for the first time. Perse has a singular Ahab like focus on getting back her favorite toy, Big Orange, that was stolen from her one year ago by the Wilds. Casey hero worships Perse and will do anything to make her cousin happy. There will be a Tree Top Congress, Land Dweller Council, Reptiles, Predators, Avians, Secret Keepers and Domestics. Deals, Treaties, Alliances and confrontation abound in The Wood. Most of all though there is adventure as Perse and Casey must navigate the personalities of The Wood in order to get back the greatest toy ever, Big Orange. Get ready for the adult fairy tale to end all adult fairy tales. Open up and set eyes to the page as you get consumed by The Wood.

About the Author:

Jonathan is 34 and currently lives in Chicago with his wife, Kara, son James and dog, Persephone. I was born in N. Carolina and spent my adolescence in VA.

Author's Note:

I am on the 10th different incarnation of this project. I am really looking forward to your feedback. I hope this works. Good Luck!

Requested feedback Criteria: Overall Feedback, Plot, Pacing

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