Here Come the Harvey Girls!!

TRAILBLAZER (Book One of my Cowboys and Harvey Girls series) is available for pre-order now and advance reviews are already in the four star range!!  And there’s MORE: you have until October 15th to pick up two of my Last Chance Cowboys series (e-books) at only...

THOSE HARVEY GIRLS: FUN FACTS

The first Harvey House opened in 1876 in Topeka, Kansas. At the height of his empire, Harvey had established 23 hotels and 54 dining rooms. At first, men served as waiters. But after a midnight brawl in New Mexico in 1883, Fred Harvey followed his manager’s advice to...

THOSE HARVEY GIRLS #2: IT ALL STARTED WHEN….

      Before Fred Harvey–and his famous staff of Harvey Girl waitresses–came along (in 1876), patronizing a roadhouse that was near a water stop for the train was a traveler’s only food choice. Travelers often paid for the meal as part of their...

Get to Know Those Harvey Girls

NOTE FROM ANNA: Starting in 2019, I will be introducing a new Western series centered around the Harvey Girls–young women from the East and Midwest who answered an ad for waitressing on the frontier, and left home and family to follow their hearts. In the late...