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  • Wild West Magazine

    Wild West Book Review: Red Light Women

    Red Light Women of the Rocky Mountains by Jan MacKell, University of New Mexico Press, Albuquerque, 2009, $34.95. Coloradan author Jan MacKell has expanded her horizontal horizons with a book about Rocky Mountain whores. Back in 2004 she...

  • CIVIL WAR TIMES MAGAZINE

    Confederate Con Artist

    A mysterious woman of many names and dubious merit became a southern media celebrity. For 140 years, historians have puzzled over a book published in 1876 titled The Woman in Battle, the memoir of a woman calling herself Loreta Velasquez,...