The Girl with Book Lungs


I’ve heard that the first rule of writing is to write what you know. After reading First Degree Mudder – as well as the other books in the Pacific Northwest mystery series – it’s clear that Kate DyerSeeley knows about several things, most importantly, how to craft a clever and fascinating mystery.

First Degree Mudder is the fourth book in the series and continues the story of Meg Reed, a journalist for the outdoor sports magazine, Northwest Extreme. Meg is the daughter of a top notch investigative journalist who died under increasingly suspicious circumstances. After turning down a job offer in New York City, Meg returns to Portland – her job, her friends, and her ongoing investigation into what really happened to her father – only to find that everything is changing. In the face of a possible sale of the magazine for which she writes, Meg pitches a story idea that…

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