Shepherd's Warning

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Contemporary,Across Centuries

Cailyn Lloyd

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Two families come face-to-face with an ancient evil. In a fight to the death, they struggle to survive until help arrives in the unlikely guise of an ancient languages professor. In the end, only one of them survives.



Short Summary

Two couples in the midst of renovating an old house notice odd events and discover a secret room and an old book within. A professor of ancient languages (Shepherd) arrives in Milwaukee. Their paths cross as the tension and danger ramps up until people start to die.


Rural Wisconsin

Based on a True Story


Plot - Premise

Overcoming Monster/Villain

Plot - Other Elements


Mature Audience Themes

Sexual Abuse, Language/Profanity,Extreme Violence

Main Character Details

Name: Laura MacKenzie

Age: 45

Gender: Female

Role: Protagonist

Key Traits: Badass,Complex,Decisive,Desperate,Empathetic,Selfless,Skillful,Strong Moral Code

Additional Character Details

Name: Kenric Shepherd

Age: 1400

Gender: Male

Role: Protagonist

Key Traits: Adventurous,Badass,Complex,Decisive,Selfless,Skillful,Strong Moral Code,Leader

Additional Character Details

Name: Anna Flecher

Age: Unknown

Gender: Female

Role: antagonist

Key Traits: Villainous,Narcisstic,Aggressive

Additional Character Details

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About The Author

Author of the bestselling trilogy, the Elders, Cailyn Lloyd spent three years living in a truly haunted house and experienced firsthand the nuances of strange and eerie places. The Mill is her highly anticipated fourth novel in the ghost and horror genre. In addition to writing, Cailyn is an accomplished weather photographer. Her work has appeared in newspapers, textbooks, and magazines, including Life and Weatherwise. She is a composer and musician with three album releases to her credit. Cailyn lives near the Kettle Moraine State Forest in Wisconsin and when she’s not writing spooky stories, loves hiking with her dogs and spending time with her children.

Target Audiences

Age: 18-34,35-54,55+

Target Gender: Universal

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Publishing Details

Status: Yes: self-published

Publisher: Land of Oz LLC

Year Published: 2019

Hard Copy Available