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Lore is a bi-weekly podcast (as well as a TV show and 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.
 
When three high school students from modern-day Pennsylvania find themselves trapped in a world of wizards, elves, and feudal intrigue, they must learn to survive in their new surroundings, and undertake an epic quest to save the world from the encroaching forces of chaos. WARNING: This Audio Drama contains adult language, graphic descriptions of violence, and explicit discussions of sexuality. This is, of course, in the interest of historical realism. We hope you enjoy our story about wizar ...
 
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.
 
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, and the stories are offered with unique insight, detail, and historical accuracy.
 
In the early 1960s, a doctor at a mental ward sheds his ethical restraints in an effort to pioneer a new form of "mental cleansing" at the behest of a private research group. The Control Group is a chilling, 10-part historical fiction for mature audiences. Listener discretion is advised due to realistic depictions of violence and graphic sexuality. Binge the entire season now with headphones for a fully immersive experience.
 
Mission Log is a Roddenberry Entertainment podcast with the sole purpose of exploring the Star Trek universe one episode at a time. That’s right, this podcast will cover six different series and 30 seasons of television by journeying into every one of the 726 episodes with a single mission: to explore, debate and discuss one of the largest science fiction phenomena of all time, Star Trek. Starting with The Original Series’ initial pilot and continuing chronologically until we reach the last ...
 
The Black Romance Podcast features weekly conversations with Black writers, editors, and scholars of historical and contemporary popular romance fiction. Julie Moody-Freeman and guests talk about a range of experiences: their difficulties trying to publish love stories with Black characters; their favorite books; writing and teaching about black romance fiction; traditional vs self-publishing; publishing queer romance fiction; and their recently released books.
 
Author Linda Riesenberg Fisler reads her Blind Series novels. What if something so drastically extreme--the unthinkable--happened within the US Government, that what happens next could change the course of history? Starting in 1964, Blind Intentions, the listener is introduced to the three main characters of the series. This historical mystery/thriller/political intrigue series is kind of like Jason Bourne meets the Good Wife in the West Wing! Start your journey with us today!
 
McGillicuddy and Murder’s Pawn Shop is set in 1921. Maude, the main character and narrator, gets a diary and begins to write in it. The only problem is, her life is boring. She types all day until her fingers are sore, and then comes home, sleeps, and does it all over again. She wishes her life was an adventure. And it isn’t. That is, until one day, when she discovers an unusual pawn shop. She finds a tiny fragment of china—with nothing on it but a bright blue eye. Maude takes the china eye ...
 
Surreal fiction anthology, framed as a bizarre church service. Every other Tuesday, join Brother Reid, Pastor Andrew, and Sister Callista to worship the Story! Hear our greasy prayers! Delight in our healthy psalms, uh huh! Then bask in the Story—handsomely produced tales of dark humor, freakish sci-fi, and oddly touching literary horror. Start with any episode—the Story is waiting for you! TSMBT is a podcast by Post Everything Productions. All stories written by Pastor Andrew and Brother Re ...
 
Grimoire Nights is an occult and historical horror fiction podcast written and produced by Kay Halloran. Each original, feature-length, dramatized story draws listeners into a chilling glimpse of the darkest and most obscure recesses of history. www.grimoirenights.com This podcast is written for an adult audience. Listener discretion is advised on all episodes for mature subject matter and disturbing situations.
 
Outliers is an historic fiction podcast that explores how big events filter down and are viewed and shaped by the people in the shadows. Themes of otherness, change, gender and the meaning of power are explored through the eyes of characters who have not traditionally held the historic limelight. Enjoy this anthology of stories from award-winning contemporary writers as they reveal the people hiding in the shadows of real events, at some of the greatest palaces ever built. Historic Royal Pal ...
 
Historical Fiction set in Astoria, Oregon starting in 1937. Exploring time and space in the Wildest Town in the West, where places are not where they appear to be and people are not always the same person you think they are. Follow our scientists, TA DeWalt & Anderson Gustafson, as they wrestle with reality and truth in this rugged American outpost. “Sometimes Dreams Walk Amongst Us”
 
Ever wanted to learn how to sword fight? Want to take a peak behind the curtain of the work of some of competitive sword fighting's biggest names and personalities? Blades for Dayz talks about everything from Historical European Martial Arts to reenactment to the tropes fantasy fiction and sci-fi and much more.
 
The Imagining the Past podcast series features authors appearing at the Historical Novel Society Australasia Conferences. These celebrations of historical fiction happen every two years. Our host, Kelly Gardiner, discusses researching, writing and publishing historical fiction with acclaimed writers of historical fiction in its many forms from crime to fantasy to literary fiction, set in ancient Rome or the Otago goldfields or the Western Front, and for readers of all ages. Subscribe to our ...
 
Alan Watt gives you Both an Historical and Futuristic Tour on who runs society, gives you your thoughts, trends, your entire reality - through media, entertainment and 'education'. This is a controlled global society, planned long ago by an elite group working intergenerationally. Listen to its goals, its history, Working Groups and Techniques.
 
Lit Wallflowers is an official, unofficial Historical Romance book review podcast presented by Toni Rose and Wendy Woo. Every week they take themes from a Historical Romance and relate it back to how it can be applied to life in modern times! Then they Pot-Tail with a whiskey of the series and discuss all things Bookstagram and Romance! For more content, giveaways, and bonus material follow @litwallflowerspodcast on Instagram and Facebook, and @Lit_Wallflowers on Twitter!
 
Serial Dreadfuls is a podcast focused, first and foremost, on storytelling. Here you will find original content covering everything from dark historical fiction, ghosts, and horror to science fiction, adventure, the paranormal, cryptids, and the supernatural. So, lean back, buckle up, and enjoy the ride. And, remember, scary monsters aren't always just lurking under your bed or in your closet waiting to get you, sometimes they're the nice old lady sitting right next to you.
 
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Jan Drexler brings a unique understanding of Amish traditions and beliefs to her writing. Her ancestors were among the first Amish, Mennonite, and Brethren immigrants to Pennsylvania in the 1700s, and their experiences are the inspiration for her stories. Jan lives in the Black Hills of South Dakota with her husband, where she enjoys hiking and spe…
 
Book Appreciation: Artemis/Diana in FictionThe Lesbian Historic Motif Podcast - Episode 171 with Heather Rose Jones In the Book Appreciation segments, our featured authors (or your host) will talk about one or more favorite books with queer female characters in a historic setting. In this episode we talk about works featuring the goddess of the hun…
 
Inspired by Leona Woods, the only woman who worked on the Manhattan Project, Atomic Love (G. P. Putnam's Sons, 2020) tells the story of Rosalind Porter, a physicist recruited by Enrico Fermi to join his team at the University of Chicago. During the war, Rosalind had fallen in love with Weaver, a fellow scientist working on the project. After the bo…
 
A moving and intimate portrait of nature during the lockdown spring of 2020 - the first book to document the environmental impact of this world-historical event.Nature took on a new importance for thousands of people when the coronavirus pandemic arrived in Britain, providing solace in a time of great anxiety - not least because the crisis struck a…
 
A break-neck-speed thriller from Dreda Say Mitchell, author of the Flesh and Blood trilogy.Teenager Nikki Bell is the only witness to the brutal murder of two members of her family and their cleaner. She's lucky to be alive. But the murder isn't a one-off. It's part of a bigger, more violent attack planned on affluent families in the area - and now…
 
The hidden rules of English behaviour. In this completely revised and updated edition of international bestseller WATCHING THE ENGLISH, anthropologist Kate Fox takes a revealing look at the quirks, habits and foibles of the English people. Now with new survey data to add weight to her original fieldwork findings, and more extensive field-research a…
 
In collaboration with the charity Sands, this book supports grieving parents (and wider family and friends) after the tragedy of stillbirth and neonatal death.Few experiences can compare to the trauma and pain of losing a baby; and the wall of silence that often surrounds that loss can make grieving even harder.Loving You From Here explores the tra…
 
A thrilling short story set in Victorian Edinburgh, featuring Inspector James McLevy and Jean Brash. Available exclusively in audio. London had Sherlock Holmes. The dark alleys of Edinburgh had Inspector McLevy. Murder. The simpler it looks, the more suspicious I get.New Year celebrations are underway in Edinburgh and the Hogmanay crowd are baying …
 
A thrilling short story featuring Inspector James McLevy and Jean Brash, available exclusively in audiobook. London had Sherlock Holmes. The dark alleys of Edinburgh had Inspector McLevy. 'There are many reasons for seeking out the belly of the beast', McLevy remarked to his constable. 'Goodness is not always amongst them.'When the body of Thomas F…
 
A thrilling short story featuring Inspector James McLevy and Jean Brash, available exclusively in audiobook. London had Sherlock Holmes. The dark alleys of Edinburgh had Inspector McLevy. 'A scarlet garter', she remarked suddenly.'Whit?''Always thought she was a cut above the rest. Aye, wore a scarlet garter.''No sign o' that with the corpse', he m…
 
A thrilling short story featuring Inspector James McLevy and Jean Brash, available exclusively in audiobook. London had Sherlock Holmes. The dark alleys of Edinburgh had Inspector McLevy. Shelly-coat, Shelly-coat! Gang awa' hame,I cry no' yer mercy, I fear no' yer name.Every child in Leith knows the legend of Shelly Rock, home to a gigantic fiend w…
 
A thrilling short story featuring Inspector James McLevy and Jean Brash, available exclusively in audio.London had Sherlock Holmes. The dark alleys of Edinburgh had Inspector McLevy.No one moved. Joy froze on every face. The bulky man levered himself out of the cubicle and walked over to look down upon what was obviously a new-minted corpse."No res…
 
A thrilling short story featuring Inspector James McLevy and Jean Brash, available exclusively in audiobook. London had Sherlock Holmes. The dark alleys of Edinburgh had Inspector McLevy. End of the line, sir. Rouse yourself!A moment and then the entity slowly fell to land with a thud on the floor where it lay ominously still, the face staring up, …
 
A thrilling short story featuring Inspector James McLevy and Jean Brash, available exclusively in audio.London had Sherlock Holmes. The dark alleys of Edinburgh had Inspector McLevy.Like a butterfly in a case - such specimens as festooned the walls in their caskets, splayed out in bright colours that belayed their expiry at the hands of his honour.…
 
MBP S1 E5 / Does the world need another Sherlock Holmes spinoff? If the answer involves Enola Holmes, the answer is yes. Join USA Today mystery author Sara Rosett for an in-depth look at the much younger sister of Sherlock Holmes. Discover the secret language of Victorian women and how Enola co-ops fashion for her own ends. Plus, find out what Enol…
 
Doctor Lewis Zimmerman arrives at DS9 with an offer Dr. Bashir can't refuse: immortality through holography! The only catch is that Julian's parents will be interviewed during the process, and that could reveal his deepest secret. Doctor Bashir, I Presume, on this week's Mission Log. Sponsored by Sponsored by Eaglemoss - Get in touch with us! On Fa…
 
Every catastrophe has a beginning. For the opioid crisis in America, the seed was a drug called OxyContin. First hailed as a miracle drug for severe pain in the early 1990s, OxyContin went on to ignite a plague of addiction and death across America, fuelled by the aggressive marketing of its maker, Purdue Pharma and the billionaire Sackler brothers…
 
In this first installment of our mini-series on "Blood in my Eye" by George Jackson, Breht introduces and reads segments of the text. In these sections, George Jackson talks about the folly of running socialist candidates for president, the fact of US fascism and its already-existing presence, revolutionary strategy and its relation to mass work, t…
 
An audiobook adventure like no other! A road trip book with a difference. Stars of Outlander - Sam Heughan & Graham McTavish - explore Scotland, a land of raw beauty, poetry, feuding, music, history, and warfare.Narrated by Sam Heughan and Graham McTavish, with a foreword written and read by Diana Gabaldon.From their faithful camper van to boats, k…
 
My guest on this episode has a very personal connection to the subject of his many decades of research. His great-grandfather was a member of one of the Peaky Blinders gangs that terrorized the city of Birmingham in the late 1800s. British historian Carl Chinn, author of "Peaky Blinders: The Real Story" and its sequel, "Peaky Blinders: The Legacy",…
 
On this episode we chat with author Katie Zhao about her middle grade novels The Dragon Warrior and The Fallen Hero (part of a planned series). We also dive into Katie's journey from creating stories on Wattpad to the origins of her first published novel as a NaNoWriMo project. Follow Katie at @ktzhaoauthor and pick up her lates work The Fallen Her…
 
Frank Stricker is a professor emeritus of history, interdisciplinary studies, and labor studies at California State University. He is the author of "American Unemployment: Past, Present and Future" and is a member of the National Jobs for All Coalition/Network Find more of Frank's work below: National Jobs For All Coalition OpEd News Links mentione…
 
Book habits can be expensive, especially when you like REAL books to hold in your hands, but there are ways to save money on books, and I thought it would be fun to share a few of my favorites—five, to be exact! While there are tons of articles on how to get free or cheap ebooks, what about paperbacks? Well, let's just see...…
 
There are two kinds of people in the world: people who cover their face with pillows while they watch scary movies - and those of us who inch closer to the screen the scarier the movie gets. We've all heard the dime store psychology. Horror movies, claim the professionals, satiate our primitive need for safe thrills. We all KNOW there's no Freddie …
 
Humans are very good at making assumptions. But if we look a little deeper, our preconceived ideas about some of the most common bits of folklore won’t just change—they’ll transform into something terrifying. ———————————— This episode of Lore was sponsored by: Stamps.com: Print your own postage and shipping labels from your home or office. Start yo…
 
In which the newlywed HPL writes his aunt Lillian, inviting her to come live with him and his wife. What could be more fun than that? How about a through examination of the colonial architecture of Philadelphia and New York City? More fun than it sounds! CONTENT ADVISORY: Although racism is not a major topic in this letter or the discussion, there …
 
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Wendy and Toni are back with bee-utiful and jilted Dorothea and avenging Dalton, Duke of Osborne. Now a scandal, the very accomplished Thea is happily enjoying some freedom in Ireland before a final season. She has plans including being blissfully unmarried, but her plans are ruined by Dalton with one waltz. To set things to rights, she takes it up…
 
The Anandrine SectThe Lesbian Historic Motif Podcast - Episode 181 with Heather Rose Jones A look at the motif of the 18th century French “Anandrine Sect” purported to be a lesbian sex club. In this episode we talk about: The political context of late 18th c. France Pamphlet culture and secret societies Prominent women rumored to have lesbian relat…
 
This podcast is the first of a series of three looking at the life of Queen Elizabeth the first, and is an introduction to the key events of Elizabeth’s life. I’ll be looking at Elizabeth’s challenging childhood, her teenage years, how she ended up imprisoned in the Tower of London, and why she spent most of her reign in fear of assassination. The …
 
Soo.... we've had a hard time keeping to a regular schedule recently, so Matt, Bee, & I (Adrian) have been discussing what we want the podcast to look like in the future. In this episode, I just talk openly about those thoughts, our plan through the end of the year, and how the podcast might change come 2021. I may write up a longer thing later, bu…
 
Book Appreciation with Samantha RajaramThe Lesbian Historic Motif Podcast - Episode 180 with Heather Rose Jones In the Book Appreciation segments, our featured authors (or your host) will talk about one or more favorite books with queer female characters in a historic setting. In this episode we talk about: Books mentioned Zami by Audre Lorde My St…
 
Thank you for listening! To experience more adventure and support the show: www.minervasweeneywren.com Follow @megmccauleyink on Instagram and Twitter Give a dollar and become magic: patreon.com/sweeneywren Visit the store: https://www.threadless.com/shop/@McGillicuddyandMurdersPawnShop Intro music by Darren Curtis: www.darrencurtismusic.com…
 
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