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Blog Tour: The Annie Oakley Mysteries Series by Kari Bovee


 Join us for this tour from June 22 to July 10, 2020!

Series Details:

Book Title:  The Annie Oakley Mystery Series by Kari Bovee
Category:  Adult Fiction (18+), 83 to 332 pages
Genre:  Historical Mystery
Publisher:  Bosque Publishing
Release dates:   Shoot Like a Girl (2019); Girl With a Gun (April, 2020); Peccadillo at the Palace (April 2020); Folly at the Fair (June, 2020)
Tour dates: June 22 to July 10, 2020
Content Rating:  R for some swearing, violence, and mature themes.



Book Details:

Book Title: Shoot Like a Girl (A Pre-quel Novella to Girl With A Gun) by Kari Bovee
Category:  Adult Fiction (18 + yrs), 84 pages
Genre:  Historical Fiction
Publisher:  Bosque Publishing
Release date:   November 2019
Tour dates: June 22 to July 10, 2020
Content Rating:  R for Mature themes and some violence. No bad language.

Book Description:

     Shoot like a Girl depicts the historically fictive tale of a young Annie Oakley's struggles before she becomes the most famous sharpshooting woman of all time. After the death of her father, Annie is sent to the Drake County poorhouse where she learns to cook, sew, and keep house for other families to help her mother make ends meet. Annie ends up at the McCrimmons, a couple whom she comes to refer to as "the wolves." Cruel and neglectful, the McCrimmons push Annie to the brink of despair. The only bright spot in her dreary existence is Buck, a beautiful buckskinned horse, and the two form a bond. Despite her resolve to help her family, Annie loses hope of ever seeing them again, as life at the McCrimmons' becomes more oppressive, and she is cut off from all outside communication. Physically and emotionally weak from illness, hunger, and abuse, Annie resigns herself to a life of servitude to the abusive couple. But, when Mr. McCrimmon's continued cruelty to Buck finally threatens the horse's life, Annie takes matters into her own hands and formulates a plan for escape.

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Book Details:

Book Title: Girl with a Gun (An Annie Oakley Mystery) by Kari Bovee
Category:  Adult Fiction (18 + yrs), 316 pages
Genre:  Historical Mystery
Publisher:  Bosque Publishing
Release date:   April 2020
Tour dates: June 22 to July 10, 2020
Content Rating:  R for one explicit sex scene. There is some swearing, violence, mature themes.

Book Description:

     In an exciting new historical mystery series, award-winning author Kari Bovee brings the beloved American icon, Annie Oakley, into the world of mystery and crime as a plucky, amateur sleuth. Fifteen-year-old Annie Oakley is the sole supporter of her widowed mother and two younger siblings. An expert markswoman and independent spirit, she hunts game to sell to the local mercantile to make ends meet instead of accepting a marriage proposal that could solve all her problems, including the impending foreclosure of her family's farm. After a stunning performance in a shooting contest against famous sharpshooter Frank Butler, Annie is offered a position in the renowned Buffalo Bill’s Wild West Show. Finally, she has a chance to save her family's farm--and make her dreams come true. But after her catapult to fame, a series of crimes takes place in the Wild West Show, including the death of Annie's Indian Assistant. The coroner claims the death was due to natural causes, but Annie is unconvinced. Then her prized horse, Buck--a major part of her act--is stolen, and she realizes that someone is out to get her. With the help of a sassy, blue-blooded reporter, Annie sets out to find her horse, solve the crimes, and clear her good name--before everything she's worked for is destroyed.


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Book Details:

Book Title: Peccadillo at the Palace (An Annie Oakley Mystery) by Kari Bovee
Category:  Adult Fiction (18 + yrs), 332 pages
Genre:  Historical Mystery
Publisher:  Bosque Publishing
Release date:   April 2020
Tour dates: June 22 to July 10, 2020
Content Rating:  R for some swearing, violence, and mature themes.

Book Description:

      In this second book in the Annie Oakley historical mystery series, award-winning author Kari Bovee brings back the lovable character, Annie Oakley, as an amateur sleuth. It's 1887, and Annie and Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show are invited to Queen Victoria's Jubilee celebration in London, England. But their long journey across the Atlantic takes a turn for the worst when the queen's royal servant ends up dead and Annie's husband, Frank Butler, falls suspiciously ill. Annie soon discovers that the two events are connected--and may be precursors to an assassination attempt on the queen. In London, it becomes clear that there is rampant unrest in the queen's kingdom--the Irish Fenian Brotherhood, as well as embittered English subjects, are teeming in the streets. But amid the chaos, even while she prepares for the show, Annie is determined to find the truth. With the help of a friend and reporter, Emma Wilson, the renowned poet Oscar Wilde, and the famous socialite Lily Langtry, Annie sets out to hunt down the queen's enemies--and find out why they want to kill England's most beloved monarch.


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Book Details:

Book Title: Folly at the Fair (An Annie Oakley Mystery) by Kari Bovee
Category:  Adult Fiction (18 + yrs), 322 pages
Genre:  Historical Mystery
Publisher:  Bosque Publishing
Release date:   June 2020
Tour dates: June 22 to July 10, 2020
Content Rating:  R for some swearing, violence, and mature themes.

Book Description:

     She never misses a target. But unless she can solve this murder, she’ll become one… 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 heckler is found dead under the Ferris Wheel, Annie won’t rest until she proves her defender is innocent. Before she can rustle up any clues, an old friend asks Annie to protect her young daughter. And as more bodies turn up around the grounds, she’s going to need all her sharpshooting skills just to stay alive. Can Annie live up to her reputation and put a bullseye on the killer? Folly at the Fair is the third book in the Annie Oakley Mystery historical fiction series. If you like strong heroines, Wild West adventures, and suspenseful twists and turns, then you’ll love Kari Bovee’s fast-paced whodunit.

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Meet the Author:

    When she’s not on a horse, or walking along the beautiful cottonwood-laden acequias of Corrales, New Mexico; or basking on white sand beaches under the Big Island Hawaiian sun, Kari Bovee is escaping into the past—scheming murder and mayhem for her characters both real and imagined, and helping them to find order in the chaos of her action-packed novels. Empowered women in history, horses, unconventional characters, and real-life historical events fill the pages of Kari Bovée’s articles and historical mystery musings and manuscripts. An award-winning author, Bovée was honored with the 2019 NM/AZ Book Awards Hillerman Award for Southwestern Fiction for her novel Girl with a Gun. The novel also received First Place in the 2019 NM/AZ Book Awards in the Mystery/Crime category, and is a Finalist in the 2019 International Chanticleer Murder & Mayhem Awards and the International Chanticleer Goethe Awards, as well as the Next Generation Indie Awards. Her novel Grace in the Wings is a Finalist for the 2019 International Chanticleer Chatelaine Awards and the International Chanticleer Goethe Awards. Her novel Peccadillo at the Palace is a Finalist in the 2019 International Chanticleer Murder & Mayhem Awards and the 2019 International Goethe Awards, as well as a Finalist in the 2019 Best Book Awards Historical Fiction category. Bovée has worked as a technical writer for a Fortune 500 Company, has written non-fiction for magazines and newsletters, and has worked in the education field as a teacher and educational consultant. She and her husband, Kevin, spend their time between their horse property in the beautiful Land of Enchantment, New Mexico, and their condo on the sunny shores of Kailua-Kona, Hawaii.

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Tour Schedule:


June 22 – Working Mommy Journal – series spotlight / giveaway
June 23 – History from a Woman’s Perspective – series spotlight / giveaway
June 23 - Two Gals and a Book – series spotlight / giveaway
June 24 – The Irresponsible Reader – series spotlight / giveaway
June 25 – Pen Possessed – series spotlight / giveaway
June 26 – T's Stuff – series spotlight / giveaway
June 29 – Celticlady's Reviews – series spotlight / giveaway
June 29 - A Mama's Corner of the World - series spotlight / giveaway
June 30 – Jazzy Book Reviews – series spotlight / giveaway
July 1 – Pick a good book – series spotlight / giveaway
July 2 – Locks, Hooks and Books – series spotlight / giveaway
July 4 - fundinmental - series spotlight / giveaway
July 6 – She Just Loves Books – series spotlight / giveaway
July 6 - Splashes of Joy  - series spotlight / giveaway
July 7 – Lizofwords – series spotlight / giveaway
July 8 – Library of Clean Reads – series spotlight / giveaway
July 9 – Laura's Interests – series spotlight / giveaway
July 10 - 100 Pages A Day – series spotlight / giveaway

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