Eleanor Dumont - Empowered Women in History - Historical Fiction Author Kari Bovee

Flash Briefing: Eleanor Dumont

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. << Gambling halls and bordellos. These were some of the most lucrative businesses of the old west. And one of the best known proprietors of such … Continue reading Flash Briefing: Eleanor Dumont

Kathleen Rockwell - Empowered Women in History - Historical Fiction Author Kari Bovee

Flash Briefing: Kathleen Rockwell

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. << What does the Pantages Theater and the Klondike Gold Rush have in common? An American dancer and vaudeville star named Kathleen Rockwell. She came from a … Continue reading Flash Briefing: Kathleen Rockwell

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9 Historical Fiction Novels Set in New York City

New York City… “The city seen from the Queensboro Bridge is always the city seen for the first time, in its first wild promise of all the mystery and the beauty in the world.” ― F. Scott Fitzgerald, The Great Gatsby The Big Apple, The City of Dreams, Empire City, The City That Never Sleeps –  … Continue reading 9 Historical Fiction Novels Set in New York City

Fannie Brice - Empowered Women in History - Historical Fiction Author Kari Bovee

Flash Briefing: Fannie Brice

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. << Fanny Brice (sometimes spelled Fannie) was born on New York’s lower east side in 1891 as Fania Borach. The third child of Hungarian/Jewish saloon owners, … Continue reading Flash Briefing: Fannie Brice

Olive Thomas - Empowered Women in History - Historical Fiction Author Kari Bovee

Flash Briefing: Olive Thomas

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. << In 1914, Olive Thomas won “the most beautiful girl in New York City” contest. With that win under her cap, she started modeling for commercial … Continue reading Flash Briefing: Olive Thomas

Lillian Smith- Empowered Women in History - Historical Fiction Author Kari Bovee

Flash Briefing:

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. << Like Annie Oakley, Lillian Smith learned to shoot a rifle when she was barely big enough to hold it. Like Annie Oakley, Lillian Smith started … Continue reading Flash Briefing:

Wife Victoria - Empowered Women in History - Historical Fiction Author Kari Bovee

Flash Briefing: Wife Victoria

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. << I don’t know about you, but I love the history of the British monarchs—from the mythical  tales of King Arthur, to Henry VIII, to Elizabeth … Continue reading Flash Briefing: Wife Victoria

Historical Novels Featuring HIstorical Figures

9 Historical Novels Based on Historical Figures

It is so fun for me to take the spark of an idea and grow it into full-length book of mystery and intrigue, usually in a historical setting. I love to create historical novels based on historical figures. The spark for my historical fiction books often comes from something or someone in history that moves … Continue reading 9 Historical Novels Based on Historical Figures

Historical Fiction Books - Kari Bovée Historical Mystery books featuring amateur female sleuths

7 Historical Mysteries Featuring
Amateur Female Sleuths

I love an amateur female sleuth. Both reading and writing them! As a historical mystery author, I like to travel back into time and imagine what it must have been like to live in different time periods in history. What were the obstacles? Was life really simpler? What went on in the minds of the … Continue reading

7 Historical Mysteries Featuring
Amateur Female Sleuths