A Mystery Steeped in the History of Medicine

Author Ritu Mukerji shares some of the inspiration and background for her novel, Murder By Degrees, an Edgar Award Finalist for Best First Novel. Murder by Degrees is a historical mystery set in 19th-century Philadelphia, following a pioneering woman doctor as she investigates the disappearance of a young patient who is presumed dead. Born in Kolkata, India and raised in the San Francisco Bay area, Mukerji has been a practicing internist for fifteen years. You can learn more about her here: https://www.simonandschuster.com/authors/Ritu-Mukerji/196724651