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A standalone YA supernatural thriller book


What happens when the line between fiction and reality blurs?

All Camille Monroe wants is peace and quiet to work on her next novel. Hoping for inspiration, she retreats to a cabin in the woods in Asheville, with only her dog Brody as company.

Leah Strauss always thought the summer after high school would be the best summer of her life, but when her boyfriend Vincent struggles to cope with an untimely loss, the summer doesn’t go anything like she planned. She agrees to accompany him on a road trip to take his mind off of things. Leah’s twin sister Ava and her boyfriend Noah join them on the trip.

When a snowstorm unexpectedly hits the mountains while Leah and her friends are hiking, they struggle to make their way back to their campsite. After becoming lost in the woods, they stumble across a cabin and seek shelter from the storm.

As the days pass, the guests wonder about Camille and feel increasingly unsafe. Who is this dangerous writer and what does she want from them? Their biggest problem quickly becomes getting out of the cabin alive.


These Deadly Words is a young adult supernatural thriller book, intended for ages 13+. It's perfect for fans of Misery.

Content warnings: alcoholism, suicide, swearing, murder.

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