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The Unlovely Truth

The Unlovely Truth

Hosted by: Lori Morrison

Exploring the intersection of faith and true crime.

Episodes

Season 2, Episode 26: Behind Blue Curtains: An Amish Story of Survival, Escape and Pursuit of Justice by Molly Maeve Eagan and Lizzy Hershberger

Season #2 Episode #26

Lizzy Hersberger grew up in what is probably the most conservative subgroup of the Old Order Amish community - the Swartzentruber Amish. She didn’t have indoor plumbing and wasn’t allowed to attend school beyond the...
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Season 2, Episode 25: There Should've Been a Book: Turning Grieving to Giving

Season #2 Episode #25

Sandra Latrail Robinson was just 32 years old when her life was senselessly stolen from her during the course of a robbery. Her mother and her four children want to know what happened. Let’s help them find the answers...
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Season 2, Episode 24: Orange is the New Black: My Year in a Women's Prison by Piper Kerman

Season #2 Episode #24

Piper Kerman could have been any one of us. I had no idea that the hit Netflix series Orange is the New Black was based on the true crime memoir that detailed her experiences and what she learned from spending a year...
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Season 2, Episode 23: Serial Revenge: "Pathological" by Henry J. Cordes and Todd Cooper

Season #2 Episode #23

Our book this week is “Pathological” by Henry J. Cordes and Todd Cooper, and my guest is Katherine Mayer, founder of Mayer Consulting in Austin Texas, where she and her colleagues offer civil and criminal defense...
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Season 2, Episode 22: A Death in Columbus: The Unsolved Murder of Doug Suns

Season #2 Episode #22

On August 31, 1986, Doug Suns was shot in the head during an apparent robbery at the Kocolene gas station on Jonathon Moore Pike. He was working alone on the late night shift. The 22 year old died the next day at...
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Season 2, Episode 21: Meth and Murder - "Hell in the Heartland" by Jax Miller (Part 2)

Season #2 Episode #21

This week we are taking another look at “Hell in the Heartland” by Jax Miller. My guest today is Linda Davis, executive director and co-founder of Families Against Narcotics. If you were with us last week, you’ll...
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Season 2, Episode 20: True Crime Moms who Never Give Up - "Hell in the Heartland" by Jax Miller

Season #2 Episode #20

This is Season 2, Episode 20 and our book this week is “Hell in the Heartland” by Jax Miller. My guest today is private investigator Sheila Wysocki. She’s also a tremendous advocate for families and especially moms,...
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Season 2, Episode 19: How do I Forgive? "Murder by Family" by Kent Whitaker

Season #2 Episode #19

Being with family should be the safest place in the world. For many, tragically, it isn’t. Mark Sowersby survived childhood sexual abuse by someone he should have been able to trust. I’ve chatted before with Mark and...
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Season 2, Episode 18: Gone in an Instant: The Kentucky Vanishing of Heather Teague

Season #2 Episode #18

Every year for the last 30 years in the U.S, between half a million and a million people have gone missing. The vast majority return or are found, or their remains are recovered. A few seem to vanish into thin air....
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Season 2, Episode 17: I Thought He was My Friend - "Missoula: Rape and the Justice System in a College Town" by Jon Krakauer

Season #2 Episode #17

It’s hard to get good statistics on sexual assault. Some women don’t want to come forward to report an assault, and others – because they may have been intoxicated or otherwise incapacitated – may not even know that...
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Season 2, Episode 16: Was I Just Scammed? Confident Women: Swindlers, Grifters, and Shapeshifters of the Feminine Persuasion by Tori Telfer

Season #2 Episode #16

In this week’s book “Confident Women: Swindlers, Grifters, and Shapeshifters of the Feminine Persuasion” the author wrote about many different types of scams, from false Russian royalty to shady spiritualists to...
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Season 2, Episode 15: Basketball, Baylor, Betrayal and Beyond: "The Leftovers" by Matt Sayman

Season #2 Episode #15

This week’s book is The Leftovers: Basketball, Baylor, Betrayal, and Beyond by former Baylor basketball player Matt Sayman. With Baylor winning the men’s NCAA Division 1 Basketball Championship just days ago, I felt...
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