Shifted in Seattle all begins with this real-life Seattle Craigslist Missed Connections ad.
H.P. Lovecraft: Stand-Up Comedian – m4w (Annex Theater) – Seattle
Tuesday night, after the show, you and I flirted while in line for the bathroom. We agreed that even if the staff had to clean up a blood sacrifice, the place was still nicer than the streets below.
You smiled at me as you took off, but there was no chance for me to get your name.
Buy you a drink sometime? We might as well enjoy ourselves before Cthulhu rises…”
After seeing that ad, my writer wheels started turning. Seattle? Hmmm…lots of Sasquatch sightings in the Seattle area. What if…
And a book was born.
No one’s ever captured a Sasquatch.
Sasquatches have roamed the Pacific Northwest for centuries, hiding in the wilds of the northern territories and protected by the Lummi nation.
When Seattle author Ethan Lane’s secret is exposed after a first date with Ruby Parsons goes wonderfully right, then horribly wrong, he’s faced with betraying his clan or losing his only chance at true love and a normal life.
Sometimes love gets hairy.
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Here are a few real-life Craiglist Missed Connections read for dramatic effect by my friends at The Mystery Hour.
Have you ever placed or answered a Missed Connections ad? How did it turn out?