Historical Fiction: Unpacked

Historical Fiction: Unpacked


Latest Episodes

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

The Midnight Ride of Anna Stone–with Tracy Lawson
July 22, 2021

Tracy Lawson's passion for storytelling led her first into the field of educational theater and dance, where she has enjoyed a career spanning nearly three decades. In the past ten years she's turned

Surviving the Historic Destruction of Jerusalem–with Lori Banov Kaufmann
July 15, 2021

The annual fast day of the Jewish Calendar, Tisha B'Av, occurs this weekend. It's the saddest day in the Jewish calendar because it marks a number of disasters which occurred on this date. One of thos

The Strength of Italian Women–with Jennifer Anton
July 08, 2021

Jennifer Anton is an American/Italian dual citizen born in Joliet, Illinois who now lives between London and Lake Como, Italy. A proud advocate for women's rights and equality, she hopes to rescue wom