Historical Fiction: Unpacked

Historical Fiction: Unpacked

Latest Episodes

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

Looking for Hope in History–with Susie Finkbeiner
July 01, 2021

Today I’m sharing my chat with Susie Finkbeiner. Her latest book, The Nature of Small Birds, releases July 6. This book centers around Operation Babylift, which was the name given to the mass evacuati

Women in Western History–with Wendy Voorsanger
June 24, 2021

Wendy Voorsanger's debut novel, Prospects of a Woman, released in October of 2020. On this episode, Wendy and I chat about women's roles in early California, real women in California history, how Wend

Biblical Fiction of Prophets & Kings–with Henry O. Arnold
June 17, 2021

Henry O. Arnold is an actor and audiobook narrator as well as an author. His Biblical Fiction novel, A Voice Within the Flame, released in December of 2020. It’s the first installment of his series Th

Telling the Story of the British Home Children–with Carrie Turansky
June 10, 2021

Carrie Turansky's latest book, No Journey Too Far, is the much anticipated sequel to No Ocean Too Wide and concludes her duology featuring the McAlister Family. Carrie is the award-winning author of m