Blog, Book Recommendations, New Books

Silence in the Woods Published: a Thriller Novel Set in Vermont

I’m excited to announce the release of my latest thriller novel, Silence in the Woods. This is the second in a new series I’m writing called, “Monsters in the Green Mountains”. The series explores the darker side of the idyllic Vermont landscape, one that is dotted with Bigfoot, giant snakes, demonic dolls, man-eating bats and other folkloric tales.

Blog, Book Recommendations

Thriller Book Recommendations: Sarah Alderson & Geoffrey Girard

Reading thriller books can be such a captivating experience. When you’re “down deep” into the book, coming out of it and back to reality is disconcerting at best, nearly paralyzing at worst. I’m excited to offer two new thriller book recommendations to you, along with the third “bonus” suspense recommendation…just for fun.

Blog, Personal Notes, Research

Behind the Scenes: Thriller Books, Mental Asylums & Stranger Things 3

Research that goes into writing thriller books such as Silence in the Woods, fascinates me. In fact, if I’m not careful, it can overtake the writing process completely. But researching the Vermont Hospital for the Insane was a remarkable and eye-opening experience. Where to begin? I started at the very beginning: a visit to the Vermont State Archives.

Blog, Personal Notes

Thriller, Mystery & Suspense: For Your Ears

One of the main reasons people give for not indulging in their passion for reading great thriller books? Lack of time. It makes sense. We are busy people these days and taking the time for a fiction reading fix sometimes doesn’t happen as frequently as we’d like.