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Smoke Eaters

A Thriller

Mattie McCullough Mysteries (Volume 1)

Christine Andreae

Minotaur Books

Mattie McCullough, as the first woman to command a major fire site, has all of the above on her plate, not to mention political constraints, a band of nudists militias determined not to budge from their endangered land, and an only child stationed at the most perilous part of the conflagration.

Andreae, whose first book was nominated for an Edgar, has taken a giant step and produced a stunning story of a woman and a fire and an unexpected love. Smoke Eaters is without any doubt one of the most suspenseful novels to be published this year. It is a story that has everything for the reader, and one that will not easily be forgotten.

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06 June 9:32p Directory C:\*.*
It started last September, after the Fletcher Canyon Fire. The last crews had been demobed, I had folded up our tent, the caterer did a Last Supper thing, surf and turf at three o’clock in the afternoon. We happy few. We band of brothers. We were all supposed to stand up and sing Hail to Logistics. Going out I got stuck behind a U.S. West communications rig, ate its dust for twenty miles with a rubber string of langouste stuck in my top molar, hit hardtop and stopped off at the first place I came to: a dive in the middle of nowhere. Log front, broken
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    Smoke Eaters

    A Thriller

    Mattie McCullough Mysteries

    Christine Andreae

    WILLA Literary Award - Finalist
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