Annie Oakley

Sonora and her Flying Horse

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 […]

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Flash Briefing: Lucretia Mott

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. << At age 13, Lucretia Coffin was sent to the Nine Partners School in Duchess County, New York, which was run by the Society of Friends,

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It’s Release Day!

Chicago World’s Fair, 1893. “Little Sure Shot” Annie Oakley is exhausted from her work with Buffalo Bill’s Wild West Show. But when a fellow performer scuffles with a man who threatens her harm, she has to keep her eyes peeled. And when the man is found dead under the Ferris Wheel, Annie won’t rest until

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8 Western Mystery Books You Don’t Want to Miss!

If you’re a fan of Western Mystery Books, this list is for you! From Darke County, Ohio to Ridgway, Colorado – there’s plenty of adventure and mystery to go around. Check out this list and see which ones you’ll be adding to your #TBR pile! The Annie Oakley Mystery Series – Western Mystery books by

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Review of the Week: 1/22/20

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Mary says: “Author Kari Bovee has fictionalized true characters in her lively mystery, Girl with a Gun. The story begins in St. Louis, Missouri, 1885. Fifteen year-old Annie Oakley is the sole supporter of her mother and two younger siblings. Annie is an excellent marksman and sells game to the local markets to make

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Upcoming Book Release – Shoot like a Girl!

Watch this video about my upcoming e-book release, Shoot like a Girl, the prequel novella to Girl with a Gun.  If you like Annie Oakley, you will love these tales of intrigue in Buffalo Bill’s Wild West Show! You can purchase Girl with a Gun at these retailers. Spark Press: https://gosparkpress.com/product/girl-with-a-gun/ Amazon: https://amzn.to/2MyCdrs Barnes & Nobel: https://bit.ly/2xTsplN Are you a historical

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The Life and Times of Annie Oakley (Repost from 2012)

Phoebe Ann Mosey, (or Moses) most commonly known as Annie Oakley, learned self-reliance at a young age. Her family lived in a cabin near Greenville, Ohio, where the winters were often treacherous. When she was six years old, Annie’s father left the home in a snowstorm. He returned frost-bitten and grievously ill. He died a few months

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