Several years ago, I stumbled across a newspaper article about a forgotten woman in law enforcement: Constance Kopp. I was immediately enchanted by her story, and that of her two sisters. For well over a decade, their exploits as crime-fighters and detectives made newspapers nationwide–but they’d been entirely forgotten. I knew immediately that I had to tell their story.
The books have been translated into a dozen languages, and adopted by book clubs and Community-wide Read programs.
But all that matters to me is that I pay tribute to these extraordinary women and give you the chance to love them as much as I do.
“The Kopp sisters easily could have been a footnote in history, were it not for Stewart's painstaking research and fine flair for building a story.”
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Girl Waits with Gun
The First Kopp Sisters Novel
In this remarkable true story, Constance Kopp discovers just how far one woman will go to protect her family--and she does it in a way few women of 1914 would've dared.
Lady Cop Makes Trouble
The Second Kopp Sisters Novel
This second installment, also based on their true story, takes us further into the romping, riveting story of a woman who defied expectations, forged her own path, and tackled crime—and nefarious criminals!—along the way.
Miss Kopp's Midnight Confessions
The Third Kopp Sisters Novel
Deputy sheriff Constance Kopp is outraged to see young women brought into the Hackensack jail over dubious charges of waywardness, incorrigibility, and moral depravity. But such were the laws—and morals—of 1916.
Miss Kopp Just Won't Quit
The Fourth Kopp Sisters Novel
After a year on the job, New Jersey’s first female deputy sheriff has collared criminals, demanded justice for wronged women, and gained notoriety nationwide for her exploits. But on one stormy night in 1916, everything falls apart.
Kopp Sisters on the March
The Fifth Kopp Sisters Novel
In the spring of 1917, the Kopp sisters join a group of intrepid women preparing for new roles as the U.S. enters World War I.
Dear Miss Kopp
The Sixth Kopp Sisters Novel
The indomitable Kopp sisters are tested at home and aboard in this warm and witty tale of wartime courage and camaraderie.
Miss Kopp Investigates
The Seventh Kopp Sisters Novel
Life after the war takes an unexpected turn for the Kopp sisters.
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Cast of Characters
Meet the real Constance Kopp and the other people that inspired MISS KOPP'S MIDNIGHT CONFESSIONS
See what life was like in the Kopp's New Jersey--and read their press clippings.
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