vogel crestwood lake coverCrestwood Lake is a small, secluded town in the woods of northern Vermont. Mysterious events and strange deaths have always plagued the community—as have rumors of witchcraft. But lately, there has been a rash of suicides and grisly murders.

Captain Butch Morgan, the chief of police, must uncover the truth about Crestwood Lake. With each gruesome discovery, he is thrust increasingly deeper into the macabre.  Morgan must confront an ancient evil, a fateful showdown that could destroy his life, the woman he loves, and the tortured town of Crestwood Lake. 

The debut horror novel by Mark R. Vogel is available at Amazon.com and CreateSpace.com/5371409 

Author Biography

Mark R. Vogel is a clinical psychologist and has worked in mental health since 1987. He completed his BA and MA at Montclair State University in New Jersey, and his doctorate degree at Yeshiva University in New York City.

In 2003 he graduated from the Institute of Culinary Education in New York City. For ten years he taught cooking classes and edited cookbooks. He now gives seminars on wine. Since 2002 he has published 400 articles on food and wine in his column Food For Thought  http://www.foodforthoughtonline.net/

A Ripperologist, he regularly lectures on the infamous Jack the Ripper case. Crestwood Lake is his first novel. Mark lives in New Jersey with his wife Yang. Find Mark on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/mark.vogel.5076 or contact him at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.