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The Captains Secrets - A Cadet's Confession

Donovan never fit in; she’s poor & mixed-race, a Columbian mother & a Native Hawaiian father. Now a West Point grad who's sexually aggressive; a pantomime villain as she seeks advancement during Desert Storm. Her target; her superior until his wife Madison discovers her darkest secret. Damn it, her plan was working! Madison receives an anonymous phone call forever changing all three of their lives when the “why” behind Donnie’s twisted behavior is revealed; Donovan was born a man.

  • Karen Berry Berggrein
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  • WRPN Women's International Film Festival
    Nassau, Deleware
    December 3, 2019
    Outstanding Excellence -Best Original Concept
  • Druk International Film Festival
    Punakaha, India
    December 9, 2019
    Best Treatment Synopsis
  • Logline to Movie contest
    Sanford, Florida
    April 13, 2020
    Semi Finalist Best Synopsis
Writer Biography - Karen Berry Berggrein

I was a career military spouse who traveled the world and had a career in medicine before writing. My novel, although written as fiction, is unique because it’s inspired by an actual event in my life. The manuscript has received several awards in both National and International Film Contests - Outstanding Excellence award for Best Original Concept, Best Treatment Synopsis and is a finalist for Best Synopsis.

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My storyline is inspired by real events in my life although they are written as fiction.