Julie Samrick

Our close family friends’ golden retriever went missing near Lake Tahoe, CA and was found after 20 months.  I covered the story for our regional newspaper, but as soon as I put down my pen the idea for the book came to me.  

The inspiration to write about  Murphy’s 20-month long journey consumed me.
How could Murphy have survived? From the actual efforts of the family, the extreme climates in the Sierras to the wild animals looking for their next meal, “Murphy’s Miracle” was born. I hope you and your children enjoy it.