Tag: 1901

Why Are You Dressed That Way?

Why Are You Dressed That Way?

The biggest question I get is not about my new historical mystery, Butcher, Baker, Candlestick Taker, but about how I dress! Find out why I love to dress in my 1901 ensembles in this short video. As I mention in the video, all of my costumes are purchased from Recollections. I am not affiliated with …

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History to Mystery

History to Mystery

My historical mystery Butcher, Baker, Candlestick Taker is the first in a series of murder mysteries set in Spokane in 1901. Archie Prescot has traveled across the country to Spokane, Washington to design the clock tower for the new Great Northern Railroad depot. When his talent for creating unique clock chimes connects him with a …

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Escapades of a Spokane Thief

Escapades of a Spokane Thief

I’m trying something new! If you subscribe to my newsletter right now, you’ll receive a free copy of my short story “Escapades of a Spokane Thief” set in 1901 Spokane! This short story actually began life as the prologue to my book The Butcher, the Baker, the Candlestick Taker. I thought it’d be fun to …

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News Clipping: The Language of Letters

News Clipping: The Language of Letters

I found the following little editorial article published in The Spokesman-Review, May 6, 1901, and thought it exceedingly interesting. I hope you do, too! (Transcription for easier reading) What is the language of postage stamps when pasted on letters? M.K. The following, called the postage stamp flirtation, may be what you want: Upside down, left …

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