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 Betsey Kulakowski

Bestselling Author of the Veritas Codex Series

Welcome to the official website of Author Betsey Kulakowski. As a prolific author, her mission in life is to tell great stories of all kinds. Take a look through the site to find everything from her latest works.

The Veritas Codex Series

Books by Betsey

The Veritas Codex Series follows television investigator Dr. Lauren Grayson and her team on their exciting quests to discover the truth about the world's greatest legends and unsolved mysteries.


The truth is out there, but ... some truths were never meant to be told.

The Veritas Code Series is available wherever you buy books, including Amazon, Kindle, Apple Books, Google, Walmart.com and Audible. 

The Veritas Codex Series is published by Babylon Books.

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The Veritas Codex - Book 1

September 12, 2020

A driven television personality makes an earth-shattering discovery. Is it Bigfoot? Aliens? Pity she can't remember...

TV star Lauren Grayson approaches urban myths with a scientific eye. But with the show in trouble and her co-host insisting they go public with their relationship, she needs a huge win to stay on the air. She thinks she has it with the discovery of a possible alien corpse in Peru… until the government arrests her and destroys her evidence.

Desperate for a final shot at redemption, Lauren and her team head to the Pacific Northwest to prove the existence of Bigfoot. There, an encounter with a double-dealing diamond thief leads her into the heart of a volcano, and to a startling connection between this quest and her South American find. But for some reason, Lauren is having trouble remembering what she has learned…

Will this startling breakthrough flip the channel to Lauren’s deadliest episode? Will she get her sensational story on screen, or will she and her team become an endangered species?

The Veritas Codex is the first book in a riveting paranormal thriller series. If you like page-turning action, gutsy heroines, and brain-bending bombshells, then you’ll love Lauren Grayson’s breathtaking adventures.

Buy The Veritas Codex and follow the footprints to the truth today!

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Book 1 of The Veritas Codex Series

The Jaguar Queen Trailer

Book 2 of The Veritas Codex Series

The Alien Accord Trailer

Book 3 of The Veritas Codex Series

Autumn Tales 1 & 2

 October 15, 2022 & October 24, 2023

The gang is back with another epic collection of horrific tales to send shivers up your spine! This year, we have 22 authors, 22 tales, but still 1 great cause: To end human trafficking. 
All proceeds from all Amazon orders will be donated to @collectiveliberty and to their fight against child sex trafficking! 
Join us for these deliciously evil reads and help us help the children.

Autumn Tales is published by Anatolian Press.  Home | Anatolian Press Llc

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About The Author

Betsey is a Certified Occupational Safety Specialist and holds a degree in Emergency Management.
She worked for the Oklahoma Department of Labor for over 27 years. During that time, she conducted over 1,000 on-site safety consultations for private sector employers. She went on to become the Assistant Director of the Public Employee's Occupational Safety & Health (PEOSH) unit. Her role required her to conduct enforcement inspections, including fatality investigations. 
During her time with the State, she was called to serve at disaster sites to ensure worker safety. It began with the Murrah Bombing in 1995, and continued at the World Trade Center site and later, in New Orleans after Hurricanes Katrina/Rita. Following the tornadoes in Oklahoma, she was often part of the boots-on-the-ground teams working to keep recovery workers safe. 
Her experiences as a safety professional and investigator informs her writing. "You can't turn it off," Betsey says. "Safety is a value and always finds a way into my stories. My characters don't always make good choices, and must often face the consequences of their actions."

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“I believe in everything until it is disproved. So I believe in fairies, the myths, dragons. It all exists, even if its in your mind. Who's to say that dreams and nightmares aren't as real as the here and now.”

John Lennon

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Contact the Author

In addition to being an author, Betsey is also a talented speaker who loves to share her knowledge. For information on speaking engagements at safety conferences, writers’ conferences, virtual book clubs, podcasts, and radio/television interviews, please fill out the contact form or email her.

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Press, Podcasts & Public Appearances

Connect with Me on So Many Levels

Betsey is a frequent guest on podcasts and has been featured in magazines and other publications.

Exploring Strange New Worlds

The Red Sneaker Writer's Podcast

Bestselling author William Bernhardt discusses the latest news from the book world, offers writing tips, and interviews Betsey Kulakowski, author of The Veritas Codex series.

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WriterCon Is Coming

Write Your Heart Out With Laurel A. Thomas

Author and Writing Coach Laurel A. Thomas interviews Betsey Kulakowski, Author of the new Veritas Codex series.

Episode 36 - With Author Betsey Kulakowski

The ParaUnity Podcast

If aliens, bigfoot, gutsy heroines and international suspense is up your alley then you will love meeting our guest tonight. Betsey Kulakowski, author of the new paranormal thriller series - The Veritas Codex.

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Write Your Heart Out: Making Connections

With Laurel A. Thomas

Join us for an interview with Betsey Kulakowski, author of the riveting Veritas Codex series. She knows how to get and stay connected as a successful novelist!

It's A Double Feature

Endless Enigma Podcast

Today's episode is a doubleheader, first up we will talk to Betsey Kulakowski about her new book The Veritas Codex and in the second half of the show, we visit with Rusty Whitehead. Rusty is going to share his encounter with bigfoot in the Georgia Mountains.

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Red Sneaker Writers: Live

July 12, 2025

Join author Betsey Kulakowski for an invigorating conversation on the Red Sneaker Writers Podcast!

The Storyteller's Podcast - Episode #1

A Writer's Journey

There was no question as to who I wanted to have on as the very first guest of the very first episode of The Storyteller’s Saga. She is the author of The Veritas Codex series: The Veritas Codex, The Jaguar Queen, and The Alien Accord. Book #4, The Monk’s Grimoire is slated for release after the first of the year and you better believe that I will be first in line for pre-order!
Betsey Kulakowski in the house!!!

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Middle Aged & Creeped Out Podcast

Guest Chat

I am a podcast junky and the guys over at Middle Aged & Creeped out are the real deal. I was so honored when they reached out to me and asked me to be on the show. Middle aged guys talking about the paranormal, weird, unexplained, and CREEPY!!  MAACO is a conversational podcast, family-friendly, and a mental health & anti-bullying advocating community. If you like the show, I know the guys would appreciate a 5-star rating and review. Keep it creepy!!

Ghosts in the Valley Podcast

Paranormal Author Chat

Betsey Kulakowski is a Paranormal Author of the Veritas Codex Book Series. Betsey is the author of many other books. Betsey's links are below. Betsey is also a paranormal investigator, runs a non-profit organization, enjoys camping and hiking, interested in Big Foot, and worked for KEBC Radio in Oklahoma City. Betsey was a terrific guest and I look forward to having Betsey on again in the future

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Misfit Nation Podcast 

Emergency Preparation & More

Welcome to The MisFitNation Podcast! We started out in 2010 as a band of MisFit Soldiers on a desert plain. In the years since our bond has stayed and we have grown. With this platform, we will share stories of courage, mindset, resilience, and battling those enemies within. We will also highlight the work of Veteran entrepreneurs, Small Business owners, Authors, Musicians, and other Podcasters. While we highlight Veterans we are for everyone. We hope you will be engaged by our work and continue to support us through your listening.

Red Sneaker Writers Podcast - Holiday Jam

Babylon Publishing's Christmas Anthology

Bestselling author William Bernhardt discusses the latest news from the world of books, offers writing tips, and interviews the four authors who contributed novellas to the holiday anthology Christmas Tapestry: Betsey Kulakowski, Tamara Grantham, John Wooley, and Kenneth Andrus.

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Books That Make You ...

Let's Talk Books!

This week’s episode of the Books That Make You Show. Author Betsey Kulakowski (@BKoolie) chats about her passion for the unexplained, and how it flowered into her four-book series, “The Veritas Codex”. Tune in on Sun, March 13th at 5PM and 8PM on #AuthorsOfTwitter #podcast

 Meet Betsey Kulakowski

Voyage Dallas Magazine

I am so thrilled to be featured in Voyage Dallas Magazine! They've interviewed some big hitters and I'm honored to be among them.

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Passion For the Paranormal Podcast

Congressional Hearing on UFOs & Paranormal Fiction Author Betsey Kulakowski

Betsey Kulakowski, Author of the paranormal fiction series Veritas Codex, joined me to talk about her 4-book series and also her thoughts on paranormal and unexplained phenomena such as UFOs, Ghosts and Hauntings, Bigfoot and Strange Disappearances. In addition to being a fiction author, Betsey is also a Paranormal Investigator.

Fireside Paranormal Podcast

May 23, 2022

Today on Fireside Paranormal Podcast, Jordan Cline welcomes author Betsey Kulakowski!
Betsey is the author of the Paranormal Thriller series The Veritas Codex.

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Beach-Bound Book Bash 2022

Live Event!

The Beach-Bound Book Bash, the annual literary tea and author reading event, returns for its sixth edition as a celebration of the must-read books of the summer of 2022. The event happens virtually Saturday, June 11th, from 2 pm to 4 pm PT / 5 pm to 7 pm ET. Presented by Books That Make You and Black Château Enterprises,

Chaotic Navigator Podcast

Interview with Emergency Manager & Author Betsey Kulakowski

This podcast is a little different from anything I've done before. Here we focus on what every day citizens can do to be better prepared for disasters.
Here's the show's promo: 
What is the Chaotic Navigation podcast? The podcast is a way to provide others with decades of experience in health & safety, including personal security. With decades of experience, I hope to relay information to my listeners to assist them in making informed decisions. In addition, I have a wealth of knowledge in human psychology and intelligence from my studies within the US military. I have since studied psychology as an adult educator and hope to bring an understanding of what makes people do the things they do. Constantly asking. Why? Why do people do the things they do, and how can we keep ourselves and our families safe by knowing how our communities will react to certain events.

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Okie Bookcast - Chapter 27

Paranormal Stories, Imposter Syndrome, and Bigfoot - Author Betsey Kulakowski

It's the Bookcast Birthday! This episode marks a year since the podcast launched on October 5, 2021. A huge "Thank you!" to everyone who has been with it from the beginning and to those who are just finding us. If you enjoy the podcast, consider taking a second to share it with a friend or twenty. 

My guest is Betsey Kulakowski. Betsey is a federally trained investigator and full-time safety professional with a degree in Emergency Management who has served on disaster response teams at the Murrah Federal Building Bombing, the World Trade Center, and Hurricanes Katrina/Rita, as well as other disasters in Oklahoma. Betsey is the author of the Best-Selling paranormal thriller, The Veritas Codex, and the series of the same name. She has experience as an amateur paranormal investigator and is an avid history buff and family genealogist.

Autumn Tales - Launch Party

Meet & Greet

Autumn Tales is coming out this weekend and what better way to get ready for the launch of this unique project that to meet the authors and hear how their stories came to be!

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The Bump Podcast

Patreon Exclusive Episode!

Members will be getting these Sunday Musings episodes, my personal life, ideas, thoughts, and the occasional guest interviews about topics that may or may not be in the typical genre of the show. I just want to give something extra on top of early episode releases and merchandise, as a way of saying thanks!
This week, I bring on accomplished author, Betsey Kulakowski, who discusses her book series, The Veritas Codex, as well as her passion for writing, and her own paranormal experiences! Sit back, relax, and get inspired to follow your passion like Betsey does!

The Banned Book of Enoch with Betsey

Wait, Whaaat Are You Watching? Podcast

In this episode, Elaine welcomes, paranormal thriller author, Betsey Kulakowski. We recap and review the documentary, The Banned Book of Enoch. We discuss the the stories Enoch told about being abducted by the Gods who shared their knowledge with him and spilled the tea on the future of humankind. Was this an actual account of his experience or a just a story?

Watch the documentary, The Banned Book of Enoch:
https://youtu.be/CcHA7u6X9pM

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Bizarre Encounters

August 16, 2023

Join Shayn, Orin, & Jennie with guest Betsey Kulakowski (Author/Researcher/Paranormal Investigator) as we dive into The Veritas Codex Series, The Stanley Hotel, sasquatch, UFOs, ancient beings, ancient cultures, & paranormal investigating. Thanks for tuning in to the 47th episode of "Bizarre Encounters".


Don't forget to like, follow, share, & review.  

CodeBar Live Show 34 - Talking Veritas Codex with Betsey Kulakowski

September 15, 2023

On this new show we are going a little bit different and have on the show a Best selling author!  Betsey Kulakowski is the author of the Veritas Codex series of books, she is also big fan of Josh Gates!  Join us as we talk about her book (and the main character will remind you of someone), we talk paranormal, treasure and dabble into the world of the Cryptid.  So sit back, grab a Peach Goddess or two and let’s talk about the Veritas Codex!

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Tornado Alley Mystery Writers

October 13, 2023

Interviews with regional mystery writers from south-central states, such as Oklahoma, Arkansas, and Kansas. Welcome to the first episode of Season 3 - with guest, Betsey Kulakowski.

Hillbilly Horror Stories

October 22, 2023

Hillbilly Horror Stories is a mostly paranormal show hosted by stand up comedian Jerry Paulley and his wife Tracy. They touch on all things eerie including true stories behind your favorite horror movies, Rock n Roll and the occult, unsolved mysteries and creepy true crime. Serious enough for the true paranormal fan but funny enough for the skeptics! Proud member of Dark Myths Collective.


Jerry & Tracy discuss one of the most famous UFO stories in Australia.

Author/Paranormal Investigator Betsey Kulakowski shares some fascinating stories.

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Ghosts in the Valley

November 14, 2023

Al Cooley interviews bestselling author Betsey Kulakowski. Betsey is the author of The Veritas Codex paranormal thriller series.  This is her 2nd appearance on the show.

The Okie Bookcast: Pages to Pictures

January 9, 2024

I join host, J Hall to talk about the 1974 film adaptation of an Oklahoma classic - Where the Red Fern Grows by Wilson Rawls. We talk about the book and the film and/orways in which the movie got it "right" and a place or two where it might have missed the mark. Spoiler alert, I've got some strong thoughts on that front.
If you love the book and / or the film, you'll love this conversation. If you haven't read or seen it, you're going to want to by the time we're through.
Check it out and let us know what we got right (or wrong).

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