The Whip author Karen Kondazian interviewed by Linda Thompson

by Jon Hansen, Publisher on June 7, 2017

Karen Kondazian was just interviewed by Linda Thompson for The Author Show. The audio interview focuses on her award winning novel THE WHIP.

THE WHIP has won the Best Western, 2013 International Book Awards, the 2013 National Indie Excellence Awards winner, Western fiction category, Award-Winner in the ‘Fiction: Historical’ category of The 2012 USA Best Book Awards, and the Gold Prize in Historical Fiction & Best Western Fiction – 2013 Global Ebook Awards.

THE WHIP is inspired by the true story of a woman, Charlotte “Charley” Parkhurst (1812-1879) who lived most of her extraordinary life as a man. As a young woman in Rhode Island, she fell in love with a runaway slave and had his child. The destruction of her family drove her west to California, dressed as a man, to track the killer. Charley became a renowned stagecoach driver for Wells Fargo. She killed a famous outlaw, had a secret love affair, and lived with a housekeeper who, unaware of her true sex, fell in love with her. Charley was the first woman to vote in America (as a man). Her grave lies in Watsonville, California.

THE WHIP is available as a paperback and hardcover from these and other online retailers.

THE WHIP is also available as an ebook from these online retailers.

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