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Historical Fiction

Conversations: Lisa Barr, "Woman on Fire"

On this edition of Conversations, Lisa Barr talks with host Dan Skinner about her latest novel "Woman on Fire," which deals with Nazi art theft during World War Two. The novel has also been optioned for a movie starring Sharon Stone. Lisa Barr is an author, journalist, and blogger. Her previous novels include “The Unbreakables” and “Fugitive Colors.” 


Conversations: Ruta Sepetys, "I Must Betray You"

On this edition of Conversations, Ruta Sepetys talks with host Dan Skinner about her novel, “I Must Betray You,” which is set in Romania in 1989. Sepetys is an internationally acclaimed, #1 New York Times bestselling author of historical fiction. Her previous novels include “Between Shades of Gray,” “Salt to the Sea” and “Fountains of Silence.”


Conversations: Lorie Anne Goldstein, "Love, Theodosia"

What if the daughter of Aaron Burr and the son of Alexander Hamilton had fallen in love? On this edition of Conversations, Lori Anne Goldstein talks with host Dan Skinner about her first work of historical fiction for adults, “Love, Theodosia.” Goldstein is a creative writing instructor, manuscript consultant, and the author of four novels for young adults.


Conversations: TaraShea Nesbit, "Beheld"

How well do you think you know the Pilgrims? What is myth and what is fact? On this edition of Conversations, TaraShea Nesbit talks with host Dan Skinner about "Beheld." This work of historical fiction is set in 1630 in the New Plymouth colony and explores two mysteries surrounding the Mayflower and the Pilgrims. "Beheld" is now available in paperback.


Conversations: Anne Gass, "We Demand: The Suffrage Road Trip"

On this edition of Conversations, Anne B. Gass talks with host Dan Skinner about "We Demand: The Suffrage Road Trip.” Gass is an independent historian, activist and author who speaks frequently on the topic of suffrage and women's rights history. She serves on Maine's Permanent Commission on the Status of Women.


Conversations: Laura Morelli, "The Stolen Lady"

On this edition of Conversations, best-selling novelist Laura Morelli talks with host Dan Skinner about her latest novel, “The Stolen Lady.” Morelli holds a Ph.D. in art history from Yale University and has taught at the college level in the U.S. and in Italy. She is a TedEd educator and a columnist for “National Geographic Traveler” and “Italy Magazine.”


Conversations: Leonard Krishtalka, "The Body on the Bed"

On this edition of Conversations, Leonard "Kris" Krishtalka talks with host Dan Skinner about his fifth book, “The Body on the Bed.” Krishtalka’s previous books include “Dinosaur Plots,” and the Harry Przewalski series of mystery novels: “The Bone Field,” “Death Spoke,” and “The Camel Driver.”


Conversations: Bethany C. Morrow, "So Many Beginnings - A Little Women Remix"

On this edition of Conversations, Bethany C. Morrow talks with host Dan Skinner about “So Many Beginnings: A Little Women Remix.” Morrow is an Indie Bestselling author who writes for adult and young adult audiences, in genres ranging from speculative literary to contemporary fantasy to historical. She is included on USA TODAY's list of 100 Black novelists and fiction writers you should read.


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