Susan Winters Smith


Susan Winters Smith was born in Norwood, Massachusetts, grew up in Central Vermont in the little village of Shady Rill, and has lived in Connecticut with her husband Stephen for most of her adult life. She graduated from Montpelier High School in 1965 and the University of Vermont in 1969, later earning a Master’s degree from St. Joseph College in West Hartford. She has written stories and poems all of her life, while going to school, raising three children, caring for a handicapped uncle, and working in the fields of Special Education, free-lance Journalism and Social Work. Susan is a member of NWU, CAPA, IPNE and LVW. She is also a member of the Abenaki Clan of the Hawk. Her many interests include genealogy, gardening, nature, environmentalism, spirituality, photography, art and music. Susan has had articles and poetry published in newspapers and genealogical journals. She self-published a mystery novel, The Mystery at Seymour Lake Lodge in 2010, two poetry books in 2011 and a children’s book, Nello the Yellow Elf in 2011. Her works in progress include poems, children’s books, and novels. For more information see

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The Mystery at Seymour Lake Lodge
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 92,190. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Jan Whitlock, investigative reporter from CT, arrives at the lodge in Vermont's Northeast Kingdom, seeking peace. Instead, she finds a mystery threatening the livelihood of the innkeepers and the safety of their guests. Faced with a cruel perpetrator, a cold case murder, and her own emotions, Jan is challenged to find her strength.

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