The Girl Waits with Gun Extra-Illustrated Edition

The Girl Waits with Gun Extra-Illustrated Edition

UPDATE: We have a winner! Thanks for playing, everybody! Hi everybody! I made an art project, and now I’m going to give it away to you. Well, to one of you. Behold the totally unique, one-of-a-kind, handmade, extra-illustrated edition of Girl Waits with Gun , created to celebrate the publication of the sequel, Lady Cop Makes Trouble.  I will pause a moment and let you enjoy the pictures. View on Flipagram Cool, huh? If you’d...

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Coming Soon!

Coming Soon!

I’m so pleased to share the cover art for the sequel to Girl Waits with Gun. The next installment in the real-life adventures of the Kopp sisters is coming in September 2016. Stay tuned for news about the Lady Cop Makes Trouble book tour and other details…but meanwhile, here’s an excerpt in Entertainment Weekly, and the news that there’s a TV deal in the works! More soon about all of...

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Pre-Orders: The Early Bird Gets the Autograph

Pre-Orders: The Early Bird Gets the Autograph

Pre-Order Girl Waits with Gun now and get a bookplate signed by the author AND the girl who waited with the gun! If you pre-order a print edition of Girl Waits with Gun and send a copy of your receipt to email hidden; JavaScript is required, I will sign one of these cool bookplates with both my signature and a rubber stamp of Constance’s signature. (see below for more about that.) You can put it in your book when it...

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My Chickens Love a Good Novel!

My Chickens Love a Good Novel!

Chickens are naturally curious about crime fiction, and hens in particular do love a story about a plucky lady crime fighter.  (Oh, did I really just say that?) Well.  We’re doing a giveaway on Goodreads through June 22, and I hope you’ll enter to win a free advance copy of Girl Waits with Gun! It’s based on a true story of three sisters who fight back against injustice in a way that few women of 1914 would have dared. You...

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Now All We Need is a Cocktail!

Now All We Need is a Cocktail!

We’ve only just begun to plan the book tour for Girl Waits with Gun, but I’m already working on a cocktail I can serve. (Book tour planned for Sept/Oct 2015; dates to be posted here.) After weeks of historical research and multiple trips to the liquor store, I think I’ve got it. The significance of the automobile might not be obvious to you until you’ve read the book, but I have to say that I am quite pleased with myself...

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The Big Reveal!

The Big Reveal!

Happy day!  I have a new book coming out, and the book has a cover!  I’ll be putting lots more on my website in the weeks to come, but for now, please meet Girl Waits With Gun, a new novel based on a true story coming from Houghton Mifflin Harcourt in September 2015. Yes, there will be a book tour (dates to be announced later this year), and yes, cocktails will be served! Here’s a little blurb about the book. Stay tuned for more...

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