The online library of food, wine, and fiction writer Mark R. Vogel.

    The Ripper's Time

                    Mark Vogel's latest novel:

History professor Henry Willows is in love—in love with Catherine Eddowes, the fourth victim of Jack the Ripper. Although over a century distant, Henry’s obsession knows no bounds. With the aid of an ingenious physicist, Henry achieves his raison d'être: a means to travel back in time, stop the world’s most infamous serial killer, and save the woman he loves. But the fabric of time isn’t easy to change . . . and the Ripper has plans of his own.

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Denville psychologist writes about love and Jack the Ripper. Daily Record 1-28-17

Denville Ripperologist pens book on famous Jack.  The Citizen 1-24-17

Interview with author Mark R. Vogel 2-15-17


Ripperologist Magazine

US Review of Books

Beth Moroney


Crestwood Lake

The debut horror novel of Mark R. Vogel

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    Crestwood 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.

  Crestwood Lake Reviews

Beth Moroney

US Review of Books


Jack the Ripper
Lecture Schedule

Mark Vogel has studied the infamous Ripper case for years, including traveling to London to review original case files, and photograph the murder sites and other associated locations. This PowerPoint presentation is a thorough overview of the case, with then and now photos, and includes a discussion of the psychodynamics of serial murder.

Click here for a review of Mark's Jack the Ripper Lecture

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August 7th, 2017  7:00 p.m. Oradell, NJ Library

October 12th, 2017  7:00 p.m. Lee Memorial Library, Allendale, NJ

October 13th, 2017  7:00 Roseland, NJ Library

October 18th, 2017  7:00 p.m. Ridgefield Park, NJ Library

October 25th, 2017  6:30 p.m. Carlstadt, NJ Library

October 29th, 2017  2:00 p.m. Bergenfield, NJ Library



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Introduction to Wine

Mark Vogel's introductory course, reviewing all the basics of purchasing, storing, drinking, and cooking with wine.

June 15th, 2017 6:30 p.m.  Lyndhurst, NJ Library


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