The author had been famous for… gardening reference books before she wrote this historical fiction. I am not sure how good her gardening books are, but this novel was a 5 star read.
It was based on the true life story of a remarkable woman named Constance Kopp. Ms. Kopp was from the 1914 era. Life for women had been very much different than life for women now. She was an Amazon of a woman: standing at almost six feet tall, and was one of the first female deputy sheriffs of her time. Even by today’s standards, she would be dubbed a “badass” feisty woman.
Read the author’s rendition of Ms Kopp’s extraordinary tale of protecting her family against gangsters. The author had done the story justice by researching life in the era authentically, but filling in gaps of Ms. Kopp’s personal perspective, adding a very human touch to a legendary tale.
Book title: Girl Waits with Gun
Author: Amy Stewart
Genre: Historical Fiction
Book length: 319 pages
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