Tourism expert finding new success as crime novelist

BY JOHN KOZIOL, Union Leader Correspondent | July 10. 2016 7:50PM – View on Union Leader’s site Mark Okrant poses recently in front of the Mountain View Grand hotel in Whitefield, the setting of a crime in a short story that is also part of his novel “Murder at the Grands.” WHITEFIELD — For almost […]

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A Landscape to Die For
Northern New England inspires local mystery novelists

Read full article by George L. Geers AAA Northern New England Journey March/April 2012 Perhaps it’s Northern New England’s key ingredients that make it such a perfect setting for mystery: brutal cold, wicked heat, damned rain, damned snow; colorful, independent cusses who threaten “don’t tread on me”; a landscape of old farms and mansions that […]

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Featured… Mark Okrant Releases 3-Book Series on Kindle

Adventure Canada’s December 2011 Newsletter Step into the world of author Mark Okrant and his Kary Turnell Mystery Series, set at some of America’s finest historic resort hotels. While some visitors check in to enjoy the 4-star dining and the legendary golf courses, others have something far more sinister up their sleeves. Okrant invites readers […]

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Marrying murder with tourism
An Interview with Mark Okrant

By Rachael Ferranti Features Editor Published Plymouth State University The Clock: Wednesday, March 16, 2011 The Cog Railway, the Kancamagus Highway, the Flume Gorge at Franconia Notch – these are just a few sites scattered about the state which radiate the spirit of New Hampshire. Their charm is pure and pastoral, simple and natural, like so […]

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Father/Daughter Book Signing Press Release

PRESS RELEASE July 29, 2010 — Plymouth, NH Contacts: Author Mark Okrant at markokrant@yahoo.com or 603-728-8052 or Publicist Judi Window at www.jwindow311@gmail.com or 603-785-9981 Mark your calendars! Author Mark Okrantand his daughter, Robyn Okrant, will be signing copies of their newest books at Plymouth Book Exchange (NH) on July 14th, 2010! Stop by the store […]

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Travel & Tourism Research Association – Member Spotlight

Mark Okrant is well-know as a professor at Plymouth State University in New Hampshire. Mark has been active in the tourism research community since the mid-1970’s and served as the TTRA President from 2000-2001. This TTRA member, however, has an alter ego: crimesolver Kary Turnell, the protagonist of a series of novels created by Mark. […]

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