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Annie Oakley Mystery Series Boxed Set is Coming!

By jess | March 2, 2023

Like most of us, I’d heard the name Annie Oakley before, but she didn’t interest me until about a decade ago when my father encouraged me to watch a PBS American Experience biographical special featuring Annie Oakley and her rise to fame. I watched the show and became enchanted with this pint-sized wonder woman who […]

International Adventuress, Isabella Bird

By Kari Bovee | February 2, 2023

Living in the untamed West in the turn of the 18th century certainly took some tenacity. Particularly in the Colorado Rocky mountains. But there were many people, including some pretty amazing women, who did it through sheer tenacity and grit—and lived to tell the tale. Recently, while researching my upcoming historical cozy mystery series, The […]

Bessie Coleman – High Flying Aviatrix

By Kari Bovee | April 26, 2021

A woman who made her high flying dreams come true, Bessie Coleman was the first woman of African American descent and the first woman of Native American descent to obtain her pilot’s license, and the first black person of either sex to earn an international pilot’s license Born in Atlanta, Texas in 1892, Bessie was […]

Elizabeth I and the Death of Amy Dudley

By Kari Bovee | February 22, 2021

For over 400 years, historians have been trying to discern the mysterious death of Amy Robsart and whether her husband, Robert Dudley,  and perhaps Elizabeth I, had anything to do with it. Robert Dudley, Earl of Leicester, and Queen Elizabeth I played together as children, but their relationship may have deepened while both imprisoned in […]

Cleopatra – Fashion Icon, Military Leader, Murderer

By Kari Bovee | February 8, 2021

Repost: Fashion icon, military leader, murderer. Few women can lay claim to all three titles, but Cleopatra was no ordinary woman. Born in 30 B.C.E., Cleopatra, who ruled Egypt for 21 of her 39 years, was a woman of great beauty and style. She was also a fierce leader who craved power and control. Among many […]

Sonora and her Flying Horse

By Kari Bovee | January 21, 2021

For nineteen years, Sonora Webster Carver made her living on the back of a flying horse.   Clad in a trim bathing suit, Sonora climbed a forty-foot wooden tower and when a galloping horse charged up the adjoining ramp, she jumped on its back and the two would sail through the air, eventually landing in […]

Flash Briefing – New Mexico Ghost Stories: La Posada Part II

By Kari Bovee | October 7, 2020

Join host Kari Bovee, award-winning author of historical fiction as she shares stories of strong women of history combined with mysteries of the past. >> Listen to Flash briefing HERE. << Welcome back to the continuation of Ghost Stories of New Mexico on Where History Meets Mystery. Today we continue with of the story Julia Schuster Staab, the […]

Flash Briefing – New Mexico Ghost Stories: La Posada

By Kari Bovee | October 6, 2020

Join host Kari Bovee, award-winning author of historical fiction as she shares stories of strong women of history combined with mysteries of the past. >> Listen to Flash briefing HERE. << Welcome back to the continuation of Ghost Stories of New Mexico on Where History Meets Mystery. I hope you enjoyed last week’s ghost stories of La Llarona […]

Flash Briefing – New Mexico Ghost Stories: St. James Hotel Part 4

By Kari Bovee | October 2, 2020

Join host Kari Bovee, award-winning author of historical fiction as she shares stories of strong women of history combined with mysteries of the past. >> Listen to Flash briefing HERE. << Welcome back to the continuation of Ghost Stories of New Mexico on Where History Meets Mystery. I hope you enjoyed last week’s ghost stories of La Llorona […]

Flash Briefing – New Mexico Ghost Stories: St. James Hotel Part III

By Kari Bovee | October 2, 2020

Join host Kari Bovee, award-winning author of historical fiction as she shares stories of strong women of history combined with mysteries of the past. >> Listen to Flash briefing HERE. << Welcome back to The Ghost Stories of New Mexico on Where History Meets Mystery. Today features the continuation of the ghosts who reportedly reside at the […]

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