Travel with Lizzie – from a budding young girl to a strong independent woman – within the intimate and innocent diary, she penned to capture the thrills discovering how each of her days blessed her with new experiences. A real person who lived in the Flagstaff area in the 1880’s, Lizzie lived a life unlike any woman of her time wild, impetuous, and bitten by a rabid curiosity. Reading her journals, we witness her wanderlust take her across the Midwest and on to the Yukon where she pans for gold alongside a passel of rough n’ rowdy rogues.
Ever undaunted, Lizzie navigates untrodden paths and unsavory persons. Her romances verge on the legendary, and as with all men and their mischiefs, lead to Lizzie’s last, tragic, encounter.
Author J.K. Hoffman gives an authentic voice to Lizzie – a direct relative – in her first novel, imaging the adventures that fill the gaps in the historical record. Now buried in Flagstaff, Lizzie – through the author’s kinship – embodies the Southwest’s distinctive heritage throughout her colorful tale.
Flagstaff’s Forgotten Cowgirl is a sensational book written by the author JK Hoffman and wow, what a stellar read! Flagstaff’s Forgotten Cowgirl for me was thrilling, captivating and addictive right from the start and I felt this from beginning to end. Flagstaff’s Forgotten Cowgirl was captivating to me from the start thanks to the premise of the story and the bewitching literature courtesy of the author, JK Hoffman who from the start hooked me with her fantastic story that was unlike anything I have read before. It is rare to find a novel inspired by a real person which also combines the themes this book does, and that is refreshing to me, and it is even more challenging to discover a story that does not rely on cheap thrills! Flagstaff’s Forgotten Cowgirl does have thrilling moments; however, they are tasteful and in no way gimmicky which is always fantastic in a book!
Flagstaff’s Forgotten Cowgirl is an intriguing book that will take the reader back in time to the 1880s and will introduce the reader to Lizzie. Lizzie is a real woman who lived in Flagstaff in the late 18th century, and her story is unlike any you have read before. The reader will follow Lizzie on her many adventures which are penned in her journal. The author JK Hoffman has weaved a story around Lizzie’s real-life story and gives her an authentic voice while entertaining the reader and this book lovers is the premise of the sensational Flagstaff’s Forgotten Cowgirl!
The premise of Flagstaff’s Forgotten Cowgirl is exceptional, original and unlike anything I have read before. I loved the many themes and elements explored throughout the book, and all themes are explored by Hoffman wonderfully, and she does this by lacing these interesting themes throughout the text flawlessly and weaving them with the story. The result of this makes Flagstaff’s Forgotten Cowgirl a highly addictive and fascinating read that is never once lackluster or predictable. Hoffman really has accomplished the near impossible, Hoffman has managed to write an entertaining, bewitching and flawless story that will perfectly unfold in readers minds like a movie and now that I think about it, why is this book not a movie already!
JK Hoffman is a phenomenal writer who knows how to grasp her reader’s attention from the first page. Hoffman instead of writing long, drawn-out builds up which are commonly found in novels, decides to ditch this approach and thrust her reader into the heart of the story straight away so that the reader is instantly captivated and immersed. I personally love this approach, what is the point of having a long build-up with little excitement? This is only necessary if the author in question can’t develop the characters in the story quickly, but with Flagstaff’s Forgotten Cowgirl, the reader, will not encounter this issue because Hoffman instantly develops her characters and makes the reader invest in not only them but also their journey.
Overall Flagstaff’s Forgotten Cowgirl is a thrilling, compelling and thought-provoking novel that will easily entertain readers for many days and nights and so I, of course, have to award this stellar gem of a book five stars! If you are a reader who loves historical fiction as well as adventure, then I implore you to read Flagstaff’s Forgotten Cowgirl; it is a fast-paced, action-packed novel that should not be missed so have a read of the preview below and get reading!
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