Historical Fiction: Unpacked

Historical Fiction: Unpacked


Latest Episodes

History Gives Us Courage–with Amanda Dykes
November 11, 2021

In honor of veterans everywhere and specifically in recognition of the 100th anniversary of the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, today I'm sharing a conversation with author Amanda Dykes. Her latest novel

Story Brings History to Life–with Adrian Goldsworthy
November 04, 2021

Adrian Goldsworthy is a respected historian of the ancient world. He studied at Oxford, where his doctoral thesis examined the Roman army, and he went on to write acclaimed works of non-fiction, inclu

History Teaches Us About Ourselves–with Kimberly Duffy
October 28, 2021

I had a great time talking with Kimberly Duffy a second time! She writes beautiful historical fiction set mostly in India (so far). She's my first repeat guest, but that makes sense because we've kept

Bringing the Bible to Life–with Naomi Craig
October 21, 2021

Today's episode features Biblical fiction author Naomi Craig. Naomi is an avid reader, a pastor's wife, and a mother. Her debut novel, Rahab's Courage, released August 17, 2021. Naomi and I talk about

Emancipating the Past–with Patty Callahan
October 14, 2021

Patti Callahan is the New York Times bestselling author of fifteen novels. In 2018, she dazzled readers and critics alike with her first historical novel, Becoming Mrs. Lewis, about the life of Joy Da

Hope and the Value of Human Life–with Liz Tolsma
October 07, 2021

Bestselling author Liz Tolsma loves writing, research, and editing. Her first novel was a double award finalist. On any given day, you might find her pulling weeds in her perennial garden, walking her

Resting in Our Identity–with Pepper D. Basham
September 30, 2021

Pepper Basham is a wife, mom, writer, speaker, and speech-language pathologist! She writes historical and contemporary romance with a love for Britain and her native Appalachia. In this episode, Peppe

The Forgotten Firebrand–with Cam Molineux
September 23, 2021

Award-winning author and speaker Cam Molineux wants to help Americans understand and fall in love with their history. With genealogical ties to and a shared patriotic spirit with her novel's protagoni

Light in the Darkness–with Kristin Harmel
August 05, 2021

Kristin Harmel is the New York Times bestselling, USA Today bestselling, and #1 international bestselling author of The Book of Lost Names, The Winemaker’s Wife, The Room on Rue Amelie, The Forest of

Southern Storytelling–with Valerie Fraser Luesse
July 29, 2021

Valerie Fraser Luesse is the bestselling author of Missing Isaac, Almost Home, and The Key to Everything, as well as an award-winning magazine writer best known for her feature stories and essays in S