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Lore

Aaron Mahnke

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The award-winning podcast (also a TV show & book series) about dark historical tales. Each episode explores the mysterious creatures, tragic events, and unusual places that fill the pages of history. Because sometimes the truth is more frightening than fiction.
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Greater Boston

Alexander Danner & Jeff Van Dreason

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Greater Boston is a bi-monthly full-cast audio drama that blends the real and the unreal, the historical and the fantastical. It all begins with the death of Leon Stamatis, a man for whom the least hint of uncertainty makes life unbearable. But by leaving the world, he has irrevocably changed it. Greater Boston is written and produced by Alexander Danner and Jeff Van Dreason. A production of ThirdSight Media LLC.
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Books Are My People

Jennifer Caloyeras

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Find your next great read. Book recommendations, book news and guests, including top authors and other book enthusiasts who discuss what’s happening in the world of books with a focus on frontlist and backlist fiction including literary fiction, suspense, historical, memoir and nonfiction.
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Harlem Queen

Yhane Washington Smith

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"Harlem Queen" is a Black historical fiction audio drama based on the life and times of Black, woman, "gangster" Madame Stephanie St. Clair during the Harlem Renaissance (the story takes place around 1926-28). Madame St. Clair had a powerful impact on building the Harlem community underground and aboveground and defining the Harlem Renaissance. Our goal is for you to be entertained, educated, empowered and uplifted after hearing this amazing story! Written and independently produced by Yhane ...
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Serial killers. Gangsters. Gunslingers. Victorian-era murderers. And that's just the tip of the iceberg. Each week, the Most Notorious podcast features true-life tales of crime, criminals, tragedies and disasters throughout history. Host Erik Rivenes interviews authors and historians who have studied their subjects for years. Their stories are offered with unique insight, detail, and historical accuracy.
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The Quilting Life on the Written Page, as read to you by award-winning author Frances O'Roark Dowell (Birds in the Air, Margaret Goes Modern, Dovey Coe, Shooting the Moon). In Season One, Friendship Album, 1933, tells a heart-warming story of strangers brought together by quilting and made into family. In Season Two, Dowell reads Aunt Jane of Kentucky by Eliza Calvert Hall. First published in 1907 and set in rural western Kentucky in the late nineteenth century, the book recounts an elderly ...
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Between the Lines

Sarah M. Eden, Traci Hunter Abramson, Esther Hatch and Sian Ann Bessey

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Join award-winning and best-selling fiction authors Sarah M. Eden, Traci Hunter Abramson, Esther Hatch, and Sian Ann Bessey as they gather around the figurative kitchen table to talk and laugh about books, writing, and life. Between the Lines: a podcast for readers and writers
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On the 19th of February, 1911, in the Valorian Socialist Republic, an assistant tailor named Colette Geise experienced a migraine that ruined her life. This is a historical account of what happened next. THE KINGMAKER HISTORIES is a steampunk weird fiction podcast about being gay and doing crime, brought to you by the freaks who brought you Less Is Morgue.
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Find out what makes great, arts-inspired fiction in a variety of genres, from mysteries to crime novels, historical fiction, thrillers, contemporary fiction, and more. Art In Fiction founder and author Carol M. Cram chats with some of the top novelists featured on Art In Fiction, a curated online database of books inspired by the arts. Discover your next great read and get valuable advice on what it takes to be a successful writer.
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Regular crime, thriller & mystery interviews, features and reviews. In Person with Paul hosted by Paul Burke, Barry's Blu-rays hosted by the editor of crimetime.co.uk and Financial Times Crime Fiction Critic, Barry Forshaw, and On the Sofa with Victoria hosted by best selling thriller writer Victoria Selman. Heads Together is a monthly magazine chat show featuring our trio of hosts and our latest venture is a review show, what's hot in crime fiction. Further information can be found at crime ...
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Book Talk

Jenny Sparks and Nolan Crabb

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Welcome to Book Talk! We're all about books. What you like to read, how you like to read it. Who's your favorite author? What's your favorite series and much more.
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The History Quill Podcast is all about writing and publishing historical fiction. Brought to you by The History Quill and hosted by historical fiction authors Julia Kelly and Theodore Brun, each episode features a special guest sharing their insights and experiences. Some are bestselling historical fiction authors, others are aspiring writers sharing their journey so far, and others are industry insiders and experts. We cover writing craft, research, traditional publishing, self-publishing, ...
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The Paris Review Podcast returns with a new season, featuring the best interviews, fiction, essays, and poetry from America’s most legendary literary quarterly, brought to life in sound. Join us for intimate conversations with Sharon Olds and Olga Tokarczuk; fiction by Rivers Solomon, Jun'ichirō Tanizaki, and Zach Williams; poems by Terrance Hayes and Maggie Millner; nonfiction by Robert Glück, Jean Garnett, and Sean Thor Conroe; and performances by George Takei, Lena Waithe, and many others ...
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Welcome to Five or Flop, a podcast for the best (and worst) historical fiction has to offer! Each week, we'll be reading and reviewing a different historical fiction book on a scale from flop to five. Make sure to follow us on Instagram, Twitter, and TikTok @fiveorflop_pod for all the latest updates! Have a book you want us to read? Send us a recommendation: https://forms.gle/1JroxLkK157zpa9N8 Read along with us on StoryGraph! Join the Five or Flop: Season One Reading Challenge and track you ...
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Come for the evening, stay for eternity! Paper Flower Consortium is a podcast from the largest vampire coven in Seattle. Their stories are told by Loretta Fabron Onfoy, coven historian and librarian, in the hope that the modern vampire's way of life is not lost during the next great language transformation. Some tales in this anthology are horrific, some are droll, some are filled with misadventure--just like any eternal existence. Episodes sponsored by the Paper Flower Consortium's Business ...
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Lara Campbell used to believe in the paranormal. Now she pretends to believe in it for money. But when her ex-partner goes missing near the Oregon Bigfoot Highway, she may have to re-evaluate everything she thought she knew. BELIEVER is a spooky fiction audio drama about ghosts, cryptids, demons, cosmic entities, and the fake psychic who doesn't believe they exist. New episodes every other Tuesday.
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“Writing Rural With Alley” helps fiction writers bring rural lifestyles to life! Here you will learn to craft more realistic scenes and settings of rural life and lifestyles, new ways to show, not tell, helping to drive your story forward, discover obstacles and challenges for your characters to overcome. You’ll learn skills and techniques from the stone age to post-apocalyptic, including but not limited to, homesteading, living off the grid, bushcrafting, survival skills and more. And of co ...
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Nice Jewish Books is a podcast focusing on adult Jewish fiction. On this podcast, we chat with authors about Jewish literature, historical fiction, science fiction and fantasy, mysteries, works in translation, and more. As long as a book has a Jewish theme, it’s a candidate for our show! This is a project of the Association of Jewish Libraries, the leading authority on Judaica Librarianship,
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Signature Books, founded in 1981, publishes some of the best books in Mormon studies. We specialize in narrative and documentary history, biography, fiction, poetry, and Western Americana. Our books have received numerous honors over the years from the Mormon History Association, the John Whitmer Historical Association, the Utah State Historical Society, and the Evans Biography Award. This podcast will include interviews with Signature Books authors from both our new releases and some of the ...
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Books and Boba

Potluck Podcast Collective

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Books & Boba is a book club dedicated to books written by Asian and Asian American authors. We cover a wide range of genres including contemporary, historical fiction, sci-fi, fantasy, YA, nonfiction, thrillers, graphic novels, and memoirs.
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Come along with archaeologist Fredrik as he leads a critical exploration into alternative historical theories and the portrayal of Ancient Aliens in mainstream media on our podcast, Digging Up Ancient Aliens. With his guidance, you'll be able to distinguish fact from fiction and expand your knowledge alongside him. Whether you're a seasoned skeptic, a history enthusiast, or simply intrigued by extraterrestrial life, this podcast is a must-listen. For more info or to contact Fredrik, please v ...
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Are you an avid reader looking for your next great read? Or maybe you're someone who wants to fall in love with books? Look no further! Our podcast is the perfect place for all kinds of readers. With a wide range of genres, from romance to thrillers, historical fiction to non-fiction, we've got you covered. Hosted by Whitney Clark, each episode goes beyond the next chapter and explores important topics such as improving literacy rates in our communities, the concept of silent book clubs, ban ...
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Tea At No. 5

Lit Wallflowers

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The Lit Wallflowers: Toni Rose & Wendy Woo cordially invite you to Tea At No. 5: Bee After Show! Tea At No. 5 discusses all things Bridgerton from the books to the Netflix series! New episodes every Society Papers Sunday!
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The One Drink Book Club reviews books from all genres including historical fiction, thrillers, biographies, business books and many more. In each episode, host Jamey Bowers brings on a guest to discuss the book and share a drink inspired by the story.
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The Thing About Austen

The Thing About Austen

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The Thing About Austen is a podcast about Jane Austen's world — the people, objects, and culture that shape Austen's fiction. Come for the historical context and stay for the literary shenanigans. Think of us as your somewhat cheeky tour guides to the life and times of Jane Austen.
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Christian Historical Fiction Talk is listener supported. When you buy things through this site, we may earn an affiliate commission. Become a patron and enjoy special perks and bonus content. The lovely and sweet Grace Hitchcock returns to the podcast this week after a long hiatus, and we had a wonderful chat about her new release, To Catch a Coron…
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In honor of the Bridgerton Season 3 premiere, this author invites you to a discussion of Romancing Mister Bridgerton by Julia Quinn. Catch up on all things Polin, Whistledown, and more before watching the latest season on Netflix! Five or Flop is a podcast dedicated to the best and worst historical fiction has to offer. Each week we'll be reading a…
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Inspired by the legends of Amazon women warriors told by ancient Greek historian Herodotus and evidenced by recent archaeological discoveries in Central Asia, Akmaral (Regal House Publishing, 2024) is the latest historical fiction novel by author Judith Lindbergh. Through the story of its eponymous main character, a nomadic warrior woman living in …
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Research is so important to piecing together the material world of your novel. Not only are archives an important tool in helping you avoid anachronisms that can be jarring for readers, but good archival research can have a huge positive impact, helping you access primary details that make your setting and characters come alive. In this episode, Ju…
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All the Historic LesbianismsThe Lesbian Historic Motif Podcast - Episode 287 with Heather Rose Jones In this episode we talk about: Social models of women loving women Variables and features of those models A transcript of this podcast is available here. Links to the Lesbian Historic Motif Project Online Website: http://alpennia.com/lhmp Blog: http…
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On our mid-month check in for May 2024, we recap the latest Asian American publishing announcements, as well as catch up on some book awards news and hot topics on Booktok. We also share some of the live audio that we captured from attendees at the 2024 Long Beach Festival of AAPI Books! Upcoming books mentioned in our publishing news: Immortal the…
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Ghost stories from Further Stories from Lord Halifax's Ghost Book Narrator and Producer MP Pellicer www.MPPellicer.com labedoyeres_doom_podcast.mp3File Size:54583 kbFile Type:mp3Download File SUPPORT VIA DONATION Buy Me A Coffee - https://bit.ly/3SZFf6c Miami Ghost Chronicles: http://bit.ly/MiaGhostChron Nightshade Diary: https://bit.ly/3WuER2z Sto…
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WILLIAM SHAW chats to Paul about his new novel THE WILD SWIMMERS, music journalism, respecting the arts, CJ Sansom (RIP), Breen & Tozer, Alexandra Cupidi and unbridled wealth. THE WILD SWIMMERS If only Alexandra Cupidi had turned south instead of north, she would have found the dead woman. Instead it is her vulnerable daughter Zoë who stumbles acro…
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Step back in time and explore the fascinating world of forensic investigation during the Golden Age of detective fiction. I’ll dive into the real-life CSI methods used by detectives in the 1920s and how they compare to the techniques employed by fictional sleuths like Sherlock Holmes. I’ll also take a closer look at a true crime case from 1923 that…
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Many saw the dark side of the American dream, but none wrote about it like Jim Tully. Having spent six years of his childhood in a Cincinnati orphanage, Tully returned to his hometown of St. Marys, Ohio before climbing aboard a freight train in 1901. Drifting across the country as a "road kid," he spent his teens, sleeping in hobo jungles, avoiding…
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Marcus, Lady Danbury’s brother, is in town however what’s up with her salty scowl? Is it towards a Violet trying to bloom or her brother? Francesca interviewed alongside John… as in Stirling? Or just another John? He will be going against ton rules and visiting outside proper visiting hours. And, will Michael show up? An interview has Philippa spil…
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Book Talk for May 14, 2024 Far from the Madding Crowd By Thomas Hardy and Ronald Blythe In this late-Victorian novel, a penniless girl becomes a woman of means when she inherits her uncle's farm. The plot focuses on her changing relationships with the three men who court her, and on their personal relationships with other people. DB32653 The Vanish…
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In this episode of the One Drink Book Club, Jamey discusses Rebel Falls with the author Tim Wendel. Rebel Falls is a historical fiction that takes place during the last gasps of the Civil War and tells the true story of a Confederate plot to disrupt Abraham Lincoln's reelection. Jamey and Tim discuss the spies that haunted the northern border with …
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Marketing specialist Beth Brumer-Reeve is joined by Kerry Spencer Pray, editor and one of more than thirty essayists in The Book of Queer Mormon Joy, just released by Signature Books. In this discussion, Kerry addresses how this book came to life, the importance of focusing on joy in the queer community, and why everyone should read it. Kerry Spenc…
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Ain't That Truth: Where Crime Fact Meets Crime Fiction Season 6 Episode 5 Victoria Selman & Cara Hunter chaired by Triona Adams Live from the Oxford Literary Festival: Victoria and Cara Hunter explore our our apparently unquenchable thirst for true crime and ask why the genre is often stranger than fiction. Cara Hunter Murder in the Family: LUKE RY…
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Today we’re excited to have a guest joining us – Debra Borchert. On this episode we’re going to talk about Debra’s book Her Own Revolution, 18th century France, the French Revolution and soup. Paired with this episode: Debra: Vouvray wine by Vignoble Lachateau Eliza: Menage a Trois, Decadence Cabernet Sauvignon Debra's Book: Her Own Revolution What…
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Summer is just around the corner, and on this episode of "Beyond the Next Chapter" host Whitney Clark talks to the author of "Just for the Summer." Abby Jimenez is known for her quick dialogue and romance novels that have depth and cover issues like trauma and toxic parents. Her latest book came out in April and was an instant #1 New York Times bes…
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. Annamae lives in New York with her brother and linguist mother. She yearns for connection and feels that someone will show up to take her away to where she is supposed to be. In the meantime, she pours her thoughts and dreams into her diary. Ani lives on a homestead which is a safe place for misfits and homeless. One day, the Captain, one of the …
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In this episode, I will examine different Maya conspiracies found in Ancient Alien mythology with the help of Dimitris and Marie, the brains behind the Ancient Maya History Instagram account. Is there any truth to Palenque being depicted flying a spaceship? Are blood rituals a misunderstanding of how the alien communicates with humans? Is the Olmec…
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Some of the most haunting legends are rooted in moments when people did horrible things out of fear—all in the search for someone to blame. Narrated and produced by Aaron Mahnke, with writing by Harry Marks and research by Jamie Vargas. ————————— Lore Resources: Episode Music: lorepodcast.com/music Episode Sources: lorepodcast.com/sources All the s…
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CONTENT WARNING: A lynching is discussed. In this episode, Stephanie escapes tragedy and meets Bunky. Stephanie explains to Josephine how she built her numbers empire. This episode was edited by Jordan Kauwling. Sound designed by Xperience J. original music by Jason Moran and produced, written and directed by Yhane Washington Smith. This episode fe…
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On this episode we sit down with author Samira Ahmed about her newest novel This Book Won't Burn, a YA coming-of-age story about a girl who moves to a small town in the middle of her senior year and finds herself embroiled in her town's politics as she finds out that hundreds of books in her school's libraries have been marked for book bans. We cha…
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New crime fiction titles for May 2024. novels: Fiona McPhillips When We Were Silent John Connolly The Instruments of Darkness Aslak Nore Sea Cemetery Emiko Jean The Next Girl Kellye Garrett Missing White Woman Jennifer Lee Thompson Vigilante City Dark Deeds Down Under Vol.2 eds. Craig Sisterson and Lindy Cameron Olivier Norek Between Two Worlds Pau…
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Go deeper into the subject matter of our most recent episode (244: Stolen) with these three recommendations from further back in the Lore catalog: Episode 113: LorePodcast.com/episodes/57 Episode 122: LorePodcast.com/episodes/191 Episode 128: LorePodcast.com/episodes/185 ———————— Lore Resources: Episode Music: lorepodcast.com/music Episode Sources:…
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Eric Jay Dolin, returns to the show to share details from his new book, "Left for Dead: Shipwreck, Treachery, and Survival at the Edge of the World". It's the true story of a wild and fateful encounter between an American sealing vessel, a shipwrecked British brig, and a British warship in the Falkland archipelago during the War of 1812. Fraught wi…
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Presenting: World Gone Wrong 101 - Can you shame-cone a werewolf? What a world, huh? === A transcript for this episode can be found here. Content advisories for this episode can be found here. Credits: Malik: Michael Turrentine Jamie: Hilary Williams Written by Jessica Best, directed and edited by Jeffrey Nils Gardner. Our theme song is "Falling in…
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Christian Historical Fiction Talk is listener supported. When you buy things through this site, we may earn an affiliate commission. Become a patron and enjoy special perks and bonus content. Janyre Tromp is the guest this week on the podcast, here to talk about her latest release, Darkness Calls the Tiger. We discuss the significance of tigers to …
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