Book List in Order: 14 titles

  • "Every state deserves a native son like Joseph A. Citro" -Booklist CLASSIC TALES OF VERMONT HIGH STRANGENESS JOE CITRO'S WEIRD VERMONT is an indispensable collection of Green Mountain weirdness. This book contains the complete written transcripts of ...


  • "Who was Vermont's first Ghostbuster? Was a full-blown exorcism performed at a local college? What mystery did a Vermont Doctor discover on the Moon? Do unknown populations live hidden in the Green Mountains? What are Vermont's most shameful secrets?...


  • Although best known for his Vermont novels, his collections of weird tales, and his radio work, Joe Citro has also published this small yet elegant selection of short fiction. Each story is a polished gem of terror and tension. This one-of-a-kind col...


  • Though not widely acknowledged, the Green Mountain state is home to more winged wonders, wet weirdoes, and crypto creatures than any other state in the country. You probably know about Champ, the elusive monster of Lake Champlain. But what about Nort...


  • New Englanders are always cursing. But a colorful profanity uttered by some sterotypically tactiturn old Yankee is usually more humorous than menacing. Yet, true maledictions (the opposite of benedicitons) have frequently been spoken on New England s...


  • The author weaves conspiracy theories into contemporary fiction creating a dense plot that involves a secret government installation in California, an executed political prisoner, and an alien abduction in Vermont, among other strange occurrences. Or...


  • Back in Print -- A "monstrous" tale by Vermont's master of the macabre. Downsized from his job and dumped by his girlfriend, Harrison Allen longs for a fresh start. Alone, with no prospects or plans, he relocates to a borrowed house on Friars Island ...


  • In this collection of tales, classic legends, and long-forgotten lore, best-selling compiler and investigator of the supernatural Joseph A. Citro takes us on a tour of every haunted corner of his native state. Combining the skills of a scrupulous res...


  • To escape the tensions of his past, ex-newspaperman Roger Newton retreats to Vermont's fabled Northeast Kingdom, the wildest, most remote portion of the state. But there he discovers a terrifying secret that turns his life upside-down. Newton's adve...






  • Joseph A. Citro takes us back to Antrim, Vermont, and the site of the ugliest event in the town's history. When Sheila Crockett moves in with her 15-year old son, Will, and her new husband, they believe they have found the perfect house. They quickly...


  • To outsiders, the deep, impenetrable forest that blankets Vermont's Green Mountains gives the state its peaceful and verdant mystique, but those same dark woods hide a secret from pre-history that reaches menacingly into the present. Joseph A. Citro'...


  • Aimed at adults, teenagers, and tourists, this is the most comprehensive collection of tales, legends, folklore, ghost stories and strange-but-true facts ever assembled about Vermont and the surrounding areas of New York, Massachusetts, New Hampshire...


  • They say it dwells beneath Lake Champlain. Some say they have seen it, viciously thrusting its serpentine head at the Vermont sky. Monstrous eel? Or frightening campfire tale? One man wants to know. Something has drawn him to a lonely island. Somethi...


  • One the most rugged mountains, in the deepest woods of Vermont, they say nothing human lives… But in the darkest shadows, something huge, something feral has been waiting. Watching. Protecting the land. Guarding against intruders. Now, as it ...