Death in Mud Lick

"Packed with colorful details and startling statistics, this page-turning journalistic thriller shines a brilliant spotlight on a national tragedy.”
     —Publishers Weekly, starred review

“Disturbing, moving, and heart-wrenching…”
     —Kirkus Reviews 

Eric Eyre

I write about the opioid crisis, government corruption and rural issues in Appalachia.

Selected Works

Drug firms poured 780M painkillers into WV amid rise of overdoses

'Suspicious' drug order rules never enforced

by state

Drug firms shipped 20.8M pain pills to WV town with 2,900 people


"[Death in Mud Lick] is a stunning story, and Eric Eyre tells it with compassion, grit, deep knowledge and the 'sustained outrage' (as he puts it) that is the rocket fuel of great journalism."


author of the Pulitzer Prize-winning Toms River


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