Snakehead Invasion: An Up North Adventure

G.M. Moore
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City kid Corbett “Griffy” Griffith III can’t wait for summer vacation to begin. The twelve-year-old’s annual trip to his uncle’s fishing resort promises more than adventure and mischief this time around. It offers Griffy a much-needed break from his mom’s new boyfriend in Chicago. When a vicious snakehead fish is caught in Lost Land Lake, the summer takes a sudden and disastrous turn. Strange events lead Griffy to one disappointment after another. He and Pike must unravel a mystery that pits them against a trusted friend and an invasive species fierce enough to ruin the lake and the livelihood of everyone on it. Can Griffy and Pike save Lost Land Lake before it’s too late?
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About the author

G. M. Moore is a former newspaper writer, editor and columnist. She currently works as a magazine art director and writes fiction as a hobby. The author grew up battling game fish and exploring the lakes of northern Wisconsin, and uses that state's enchanting wilderness as her muse. During the summer months, you can still find the Chicago-area author "up north" and out on the lake.  

"Ghosts of Manitowish Waters" is the author's first young adult book. Moore is also the author of a middle grade action-adventure series. The Up North Adventure series includes, "Muskie Attack" (Book 1), "Ancient Elk Hunt" (Book 2) and "Snakehead Invasion" (Book 3). 

Moore was inspired to write her first book, "Muskie Attack", by her then 9-year-old nephew who, in a literary world filled with fantasy, was struggling to find books that appealed to his outdoor interests and adventurous spirit. 

When not writing, Moore can be found walking her dog, Piper, or feeding the fish, birds and flying squirrels in her Snow White-like backyard.

Connect with Moore on Facebook at, follow her on Twitter @upnorthbooks or visit her Web Site at

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G.M. Moore
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Mar 24, 2012
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Juvenile Fiction / Action & Adventure / General
Juvenile Fiction / Boys & Men
Nature / Animals / Fish
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