Trailblazing Constance's hard-won job as deputy sheriff is on the line in Miss Kopp Just Won't Quit, the fourth installment of Amy Stewart's Kopp Sisters series. 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, everything falls apart. While
transporting a woman to an insane asylum, Deputy Kopp discovers something deeply troubling about her story. Before she can investigate, another inmate bound for the asylum breaks free and tries to
escape. In both cases, Constance runs instinctively toward justice. But the fall of 1916 is a high-stakes election year, and any move she makes could jeopardize Sheriff Heath's future-and her own.
Although Constance is not on the ballot, her controversial career makes her the target of political attacks. With wit and verve, book-club favorite Amy Stewart brilliantly conjures the life and times
of the real Constance Kopp to give us this "unforgettable, not-to-be messed-with heroine" (Marie Claire) under fire in Miss Kopp Just Won't Quit.
“Constance may just have turned forty, but this tough-minded, generous-hearted believer in second chances and equal rights for women looks set for many more adventures…[a] series always fresh, thanks to its vividly imagined characters firmly grounded in historical fact.” —Kirkus Reviews (starred review)
“Narrator Christina Moore portrays Constance as a no-nonsense deputy who doesn’t ask for any favors but expects to be treated as the professional law officer she is…Moore has a host of characters she brings to life.” —AudioFile
“Stewart skillfully builds nail-biting suspense…The blend of practicality, forthrightness, and compassion in her first-person narration is sure to satisfy series fans and win new admirers.” —Publishers Weekly
“Constance herself—a tall, plain woman with a ‘man’s job’—continues to drive the series with a no-nonsense personality that evokes a mix of Laurie R. King’s Mary Russell and Lawrence H. Levy’s Mary Handley.” —Booklist
Amy Stewart is the author of several books, including the historical fiction Kopp Sisters series, which began with Girl Waits with Gun. The series is based on the true story of three
remarkable sisters who lived in New Jersey in the early twentieth-century. She has also written six nonfiction books on the perils and pleasures of the natural world, including the international
bestsellers The Drunken Botanist, Wicked Bugs, Wicked Plants, and Flower Confidential. She is the recipient of a National Endowment for the Arts fellowship and the
American Horticultural Society’s 2010 Book Award. She lives in Portland with her husband Scott Brown, a rare book dealer. They own an independent bookstore called Eureka Books, which is so
independent that it lives in California while they live in Oregon.
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