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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 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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Season 2, Episode 14: The Cold Case Murder of 10-Year-Old Joshua Lee Walden

Season #2 Episode #14

This month’s featured unsolved case is the murder of ten-year-old Joshua Lee Walden of Chattanooga, Tennessee. Joshua was enjoying the mild weather in early December of 2000 by riding his 20-inch Magnum bicycle near...
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Season 2, Episode 13: The First Internet Serial Killer: "Anyone You Want Me to Be" by John Douglas and Stephen Singular

Season #2 Episode #13

The internet can certainly make daily tasks more convenient. We can do our shopping online, apply for jobs online, and even look for love online. But how can you know for sure that someone you meet on the internet...
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Season 2, Episode 12: Obsession and Manipulation in the Deep South: Everything She Ever Wanted by Ann Rule

Season #2 Episode #12

Mary Linda Patricia Vann, known to most as Pat, had big dreams. She was obsessed with the idea of having a man who would sweep her off her feet and set her up in a modern-day version of Gone With The Wind. Someone who...
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Season 2, Episode 11: There Should've Been a Book: Who is Delta Jane Doe?

Season #2 Episode #11

All of us have a deep desire to be known. To have others value who we are at our core. Our story today involves the death of a woman who is only known in death as Delta Jane Doe. Authorities in Isleton, California,...
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Season 2, Episode 10: Are You There Alone?

Season #2 Episode #10

“9-1-1, What’s your emergency?” Dispatchers never know what they are going to hear when they say those words. On June 20th, 2001, a dispatcher in Houston, Texas, answered a call from a woman named Andrea Yates. She...
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Season 2, Episode 9: There Should've Been a Book: The Disappearance of Millie Old Crow

Season #2 Episode #9

In Montana, Indigenous people make up less than 7% of the population, but they consistently account for more than a quarter of the state's missing persons cases. I was shocked when I read that. And according to the...
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Season 2, Episode 8: A Prisoner's Perspective: The Redemption of a Criminal Mastermind

Season #2 Episode #8

Are you really a criminal mastermind if you get caught? So begins chapter one of the book, A Prisoner’s Perspective: The Redemption of a Criminal Mastermind by Mike Savage. Spending years in federal prison will change...
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Season 2, Episode 7: The Furious Hours, Part 2

Season #2 Episode #7

One by one, two wives, a brother, a nephew, a neighbor, and finally a stepdaughter of the Reverend Willie Maxwell had all died under suspicious circumstances. The criminal justice system had proved powerless to stop...
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Season 2, Episode 6: The Furious Hours, Part 1

Season #2 Episode #6

My all-time favorite book is To Kill A Mockingbird, by Harper Lee; so imagine how excited I was when author Casey Cep finished a project that Lee had started, and mysteriously abandoned. After helping her good friend...
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