Profile: Jennifer Anne Gordon

Jennifer Anne Gordon is a gothic horror novelist. Her work includes Beautiful, Frightening, and Silent (2020), and From Daylight to Madness (The Hotel book 1). She had a collection of her mixed media artwork published during spring of 2020, entitled Victoriana: mixed media art of Jennifer Anne Gordon. Jennifer also is one of the hosts as well as the creator of Vox Vomitus, a videocast on the Global Authors on the Air Network.

Jennifer is a pale, curly-haired ginger who is obsessed with horror, ghosts, abandoned buildings, and her dog “Lord Tubby.” She graduated from the New Hampshire Institute of Art, where she studied acting. She also studied at the University of New Hampshire with a concentration in art history and English. She has made her living as an actress, a magician’s assistant, a “gallerina,” a painter, and burlesque performer. For the past 10 years as an award-winning professional ballroom dancer, performer, instructor, and choreographer.

When not scribbling away (OK, typing frantically) she enjoys traveling with her fiancé and dance partner, teaching her dog ridiculous tricks (like ‘give me a kiss’ and ‘what hand is the treat in?’) as well as taking photos of abandoned buildings and haunted locations. She is a Leo, so at the end of the day she just thinks about her hair

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Awards:

  • Beautiful, Frightening, and Silent: Semi Finalist for the Kindle Book Review Awards, Horror Category

Most Recently Published Work (as of December 2020)

Adam, a young alcoholic, slowly descends into madness while dealing with the psychological scars of childhood trauma which are reawakened when his son and wife die in a car accident that he feels he is responsible for. After a failed suicide attempt, and more group meetings that he can mention. Adam hears a rumor of a Haunted Island off the Coast of Maine, where “if someone wants it bad enough” they could be reunited with a lost loved one. In his desperate attempt to connect with the ghost of his four-and-a half year old son, he decides to go there, to Dagger Island, desperate to apologize to, or be condemned by, his young son. Adam is not sure what he deserves or even which of these he wants more. While staying in a crumbling old boarding house, he becomes involved with a beautiful and manipulative ghost who has spent 60 years tormenting the now elderly man who was her lover, and ultimately her murderer. The three of them create a “Menage-a-Guilt” as they all come to terms with what it is that ties them so emotionally to their memories and their very “existence”.Beautiful, Frightening, and Silent is a poetic fever dream of grief, love, and the terrifying ways that obsession can change who we are.JENNIFER ANNE GORDON is a professional ballroom dancer by day, and a curly haired neurotic writer by night. She is an actor, a traveler, a photographer, a lover of horror, and a dog mom. Beautiful, Frightening and Silent is her debut novel.

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