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This series, produced by Blue Ridge PBS and hosted by Rose Martin, features writers who are from Virginia or who write about Virginia.

Recorded on location, each half hour interview delves into the stories behind the stories.

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Tuesdays @ 7:30pm

Plans are underway for Season Eight!!

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Episode #713 - Victoria Gilbert

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Retired librarian, Victoria Gilbert, discusses her three series: the Blue Ridge Library mysteries, the Book Lovers B & B mysteries, and the Hunter & Clewe mysteries. We catch up with her in the library at the University of North Carolina School of the Arts in Winston-Salem. 

Episode #712 - Audrey Ingram

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Debut novelist, Audrey Ingram, talks about The River Runs South which is a page turning story of love, loss and starting over. 

Episode #711 - Ellen Crosby 

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Ellen Crosby  is the author of the Wine Country mysteries and the Sophie Medina mysteries. Her past as a world traveling journalist adds depth and flavor to her books. We visit with her at Slater Run Vineyards in Upperville, VA. 

Episode #710 - Henry Wise

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Henry Wise discusses his debut novel, Holy City. With a story that takes place in Richmond and southside, his memorable characters are haunted by the past. 

Episode #709 - Elle Cosimano

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We talk with New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Elle Cosimano about her Finlay Donovan series that’s full of murder, mystery and a big dose of humor. 

Episode #708 - Brendan Slocumb

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Classical musician and author Brendan Slocumb is our guest to talk about his page turner, Symphony of Secrets. Once you read this book, you'll never look at music the same. 

Episode #707 - Katharine Schellman

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Mystery and history are the topic today as we visit with Katherine Shellman to talk about her Nightingale series that takes gives readers a peak into the world of a 1920s New York speakeasy. 

Episode #706 - Louis Bayard

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We explore the early life of Jackie Kennedy Onasis before she was a Kennedy and before she was Jackie O when we talk with Louis Bayard about his work of historical fiction, Jackie and Me. 

Episode #705 - Amanda Cockrell

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Author Amanda Cockrell talks with us about, Coyote Weather, a novel that takes readers on a journey to the turbulent 1960s in California. 

Episode #704 - Angie Kim

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We visit with New York Times bestseller and Edgar winner, Angie Kim. We’ll learn about why she became an author and the inspiration behind her latest novel, Happiness Falls. 

Episode #703 - Rachel Beanland

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Rachel Beanland talks about the 1811 Richmond Theatre fire which was the inspiration behind her novel, The House is on Fire. This episode was recorded in Richmond’s Monumental Church which was built as a memorial to the victims of the fire.

Episode #702 - Roland Lazenby

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We meet up with Roland Lazenby on the basketball court at Virginia Tech to talk about his latest book, Magic: The Life of Earvin Magic Johnson

Episode #701 - Kathleen Grissom

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We go to Charlottesville to visit with New York Times best selling author Kathleen Grissom about her newest novel. Crow Mary is an enthralling historical saga inspired by the real life of an indigenous woman torn between two worlds in 19th-century North America. It's a story you won't soon forget.


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