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Vermont-based Suspense Novels

Series 

Stand-Alone Novels

  • Writers' Retreat
  • Let the Dead Rest
  • Epidemic
  • Dark Circle

Monsters in the Green Mountains Series                              

  • Silence in the Woods
  • Shadow in the Woods
  • Under the Mountain
  • The Pact
  • Stillwater Lake

Tayt Waters Mystery Series

  • See No Evil
  • Hear No Evil

Writers' Retreat

"Unputdownable!"


As hard as it was to get into the retreat, getting out may be even harder.


Flora Rossi is under deadline and her agent has made it clear: meet it or the publishing house will drop her.  Recovering from a tragic accident Idyll Weiss Writing Retreat seems like a perfect solution

The exclusive writing getaway is led by bestselling author-turned recluse, Venetia Valentine and is the stuff of dreams.

Or nightmares.

Secretive staff, no electricity, a missing writer, and unanswered questions about the Retreat Center’s dark past are just the beginning.

EPIDEMIC

"This caught me right in the beginning and I couldn't stop reading it. The characters come alive and you root for them."

Reporter Everett James is involved in the most important investigation of his life. A deadly virus, H1N2, breaks out in the small town of St. Albans, Vermont.

But Everett's research turns up more questions than answers. How did the virus, a mutated strain of the Avian Flu, end up in such a rural area? As the death toll rises, Everett must find answers before running out of time.

DARK CIRCLE

"Every sentence is well written and builds the suspense...captured my attention from the very beginning and I didn't see the end that was coming!"

When Sarah Solomon and her husband, Cole, move to northwestern Vermont, it’s to get a fresh start. But strange things are happening in their gated community.

Why are the new neighbors so hostile? And who is the old Abenaki woman in the woods? As Sarah unravels the community's mysterious history, secrets are dug up that dangerous people want very much to stay buried.

SILENCE IN THE WOODS

Book 1, Monsters in the Green Mountains
"...suspense-filled storyline...you'll keep turning pages until you realize you just read the whole book!"

In 1917, four friends and photojournalists set out in the woods looking for answers. Why have so many hikers and hunters gone missing in the area of Shiny Creek Trail?

A horrifying discovery leaves one person dead and two others missing. Two months later, Paul returns to the forest to find his wife. But will he find her before someone—or something—finds him?

SHADOW IN THE WOODS

Book 2, Monsters in the Green Mountains
"Couldn’t put the book down once I started it...gripping twists and turns keep you on the edge of your seat."


Addie Preston leads an Ecotherapy weekend for a small group of clients in the remote Vermont mountains.

When a storm engulfs the area no one is prepared for what they will discover. Or what discovers them.


UNDER THE MOUNTAIN

Book 3, Monsters in the Green Mountains

"Read it in the daytime, too scary for night reading."

Being legally blind doesn’t keep Gracelyn from being an avid adventurer....or monster hunter. An epic trip with her father ends in tragedy.

Years later, her family in tatters, Gracelyn visits the woods again. This time it's for revenge.

THE PACT

Book 4, Monsters in the Green Mountains

"...put me on the edge of my seat from start to finish."

For the Langlois family—Rick, Marion, and their 10-year-old son, Jude—the remote camping trip offered a way to reconnect. 

But when Marion goes missing Rick and Jude rush to find her…and discover something more sinister than they could have imagined.

STILLWATER LAKE 

Book 5, Monsters in the Green Mountains

"Choquette’s books are all awesome, but this one is my favorite monster story!"

Stillwater is a sleepy, quiet place except for the town's annual Gargun Festival.

While many people have a lighthearted view of the folklore in the area, some know the creature—and town’s—true history.

When people in the area go missing, Jessica and Tony, two strangers visiting the area, try to protect the rest of the town.

SHADOW IN THE WOODS: Book 2, Monsters in the Green Mountains

"Couldn’t put the book down once I started it...gripping twists and turns keep you on the edge of your seat."

Addie Preston leads an Ecotherapy weekend for a small group of clients in the remote Vermont mountains. 

When a storm engulfs the area no one is prepared for what they will discover. Or what discovers them. 

SEE NO EVIL

Book 1, Tayt Waters Series

"If you are a Stephanie Plum fan, you will love this book."

Tayt Waters is a vigilante. A business owner. And a woman on a mission.

Helping people who've been failed by the legal system get their just rewards...one way or another.

When her father is accused of a horrific crime, Tayt will find out if her skills are enough to save him--and herself.

HEAR NO EVIL

Book 2, Tayt Waters Series

"I was easily caught up in her story. This was great summer reading..."

Returning to work at her security firm following an unexpected medical leave, Tayt deals with new challenges.

A philanthropist farmer...who isn't what he appears, a missing boyfriend case, a stalker, and a potential new love interest all keep Tayt on her toes.

Will the after-hours vigilante save the day, or get herself into a situation too dangerous to handle?

LET THE DEAD REST

"Best one yet. Could not put it down!"

Isabel is recovering from loss and is emotionally raw. Then a mysterious gift—a vintage doll—arrives on her doorstep. But Isabel can’t imagine the dark shadow this doll will cast on her life.

In 1944, Etta Hayes welcomes home her soldier fiancé. But the doll he brings home leaves Etta feeling edgy and frightened. Sinister things happen when Etta questions the doll's history.

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