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Starvation Heights

Inspired by real-life events at Starvation Heights.
1903-Outside Seattle. Two sisters arrive at the Tramwell Sanitarium to regain their health, instead, they experience horrors at the hands of the owners, Tanith and Telford.
Current Day- A reality T.V. crew comes to investigate reports of paranormal activities at the haunted sanitarium where patients starved to death.
Experiencing ghostly sightings, the investigators call in the main crew.
The ghosts try to warn the crew of danger, but an existing human cult in league with creatures from the underworld lure the guests one by one to their deaths. The cult has opened a portal to hell and is using the dismembered parts of the victims to rebuild Tanith as a bride for Satan.
In a last-ditch effort to stop the cult, the ghosts guide one of the last surviving members to a hidden room where women have been kept prisoner generation after generation for breeding purposes. Finally released, the women attack the cult and kill its members and destroy the partially re-formed body of Tanith.

The two surviving ghost hunters think the ordeal is over, but a mysterious woman tells them that this was only one of many cults trying to achieve the same results. She asks them to help track the cults down before they can destroy humanity.

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  • Winner Oregon Scream Week Horror Film Festival
    October 20, 2020
    Best Horror Screenplay
  • FINIALIST Austin After Dark Film Festival
    Austin, TX
    October 8, 2020
    Finalist in Best Horror Screenplay
  • Emerald City Writers Conference
    Top 3
  • Cleveland Writers Conference
    1st Place
Writer Biography

Jennifer Conner is a best-selling Northwest author who has eighty short stories, novellas and full length novels in print, ebook, audiobook, and screenplays. She writes in Horror, Romance, Paranormal, and Historical Romance. She has hit Amazon's top fifty authors ranking and her books have been #1 in sales. Starvation Heights was a finalist in the Austin After Dark and chosen to be a part of The Oregon Scream Fest. Her novel Shot in the Dark was a finalist in the Emerald City Opener, Cleveland, and Toronto writing contests. 
Jennifer is an Associate Publisher for the indie traditional publisher, Books to Go Now who resides in the Seattle area. They pride themselves in helping new authors get their foot in the door with well-edited manuscripts, professional covers, and platforms uploads. 
She lives in a hundred year old house that she grew up in. Her semi-small town holds an interesting mix of resident hillbillies, yuppies and Navy Seals. And of course Seattle, only a few miles away, is the birthplace of Starbucks so coffee is always on the check list. She blows glass beads with a blow torch, (which relieves a lot of stress and people don't bother you).

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I hope my writing legacy will be that I have brought enjoyment to someone's day. I have worked hard to become the best writer I can be and now have put the same energy into scriptwriting. I became a writer to get all the stories bouncing around my head out on the page.