PIPPA AND THE MAJOR, a comedic action-packed graphic novel perfect for fans of historical fantasy fiction is a fully illustrated novel (the first in a 3 book series) loosely rooted in history with a surreal twist.
Logline: Amid pre-revolutionary chaos on Cape Cod, a flamboyant British artist, and his fabulous cross-dressing best friend join the Colonial Army, only to discover unexpected romance and a whirlwind of danger when they cross paths with a fierce, ahead-of-her-time feminist and her captivating warrior companion.
Synopsis: After betraying his father and attending college for art, William Thatcher is set to marry the Duchess of Dartford to fund his frivolous lifestyle. But upon their engagement party, William abandons Daphne, calling off their engagement. Furious, his father enrolls him in a 3-year commission in the colonial Army. His childhood friend, Bash dutifully enlists alongside him.
Phillipa Thornbottom, Pippa, is the only daughter of Elsie and Archibald Thornbottom, Reverend of a small church in Yarmouth Port. Being an activist, trouble often finds Pippa. After a rally against fur fashion goes too far and causes too much damage for her father to fix, Pippa and her family are ruined. Her only option is to be married off to Mayor Bunkle's evil and unpopular son who she wants nothing to do with. Thankfully, as a result of her brilliant Native American GBF, Sparkle, - short for the son that loves sparkling things, the wedding is sabotaged.
Pippa and William's paths cross when William and Bash are stationed in Yarmouth, during a daring horse race. William and Pippa soon find their lives entangled as do Bash and Sparkle who are smitten at first sight. William struggles to balance his role in maintaining the crown's power against the very people Pippa is fighting for. Still, Pippa finds something endearing about William. Then, William and Bash are shipped off to war. It will take sheer will, determination, and a lot of help from Sparkle, his fearless tribe, and Pippa's loyal badass whale friend, Moby for this team to defeat pirate, Black Bellamy, and his double-crossing sidekick parrot, Madame Teteux to land home safely and back in their lovers' arms. However; the evil forces are conspiring against them upon attending Bunkle's extravagant masquerade ball to receive their medals of honor. They must join forces once again to stop Bunkle and his vicious clan. Until the next time...