The Entire Works of David Gemmell are Coming to Audio for the First Time!
Orion Audio and Hachette Audio have jointly acquired world audio rights from Anna Carmichael and Ben Fowler at Abner Stein (on behalf of the Howard Morhaim Literary Agency) for the full works of fantasy legend, David Gemmell. A perennial Sunday Times bestseller, Gemmell was a staple of the UK fantasy scene until his untimely death […]
Nalini Singh’s Amazing Audio
Orion’s incredible Audio Manager Paul Stark has joined us on the blog to talk about Nalini Singh’s audio books and how you can get your hands (ears?) on them. A fair few months ago I was setting up the microphone so that Jen, our Marketing Manager, and Rachel, Nalini’s UK editor, could record an interview with […]
Listen to an extract of The Cathedral of Known Things
The Cathedral of Known Things, Edward Cox’s second novel of Labrys town and the great Labyrinth, published on October 15th. We managed to catch Ed in conversation with Imogen Church, narrator of The Relic Guild and The Cathedral of Known Things at our studios in Farringdon. We couldn’t resist adding in a few of our favourite out-takes […]
Five Audio Books you should be listening to right now
It’s never been a better time to discover audiobooks, so here are a few sneak peeks of what you should be listening to this summer! We enlisted the help of Paul Stark, our Audio and Digital Manger and resident audio book expert to share with you some of the audio books you should be listening […]
Listen to The Gospel of Loki
This week to celebrate the paperback publication of The Gospel of Loki, we wanted the share an excerpt from the brilliant audio book. The Gospel of Loki is the epic story of the rise and fall of the Norse gods – retold from the point of view of the world’s ultimate trickster, Loki. In this […]
Listen to an exciting extract from Whispers Under Ground!
It’s week four of Cityread and for those of you who might have already finished Rivers of London we thought we’d share one of our favourite selections from the third book in the Peter Grant Mysteries: Whispers Under Ground. Beware the Central line … It’s a brilliant section that is superbly narrated by Kobna Holdbrook-Smith. Whispers Under Ground is out […]
Listen to a thrilling extract from Moon Over Soho
It’s week three of Cityread and for those of you who might have already finished Rivers of London we thought we’d share one of our favourite selections from the second book in the Peter Grant Mysteries: Moon Over Soho. Training, explosions, and hunting for vestigia in Soho pubs… It’s a lovely section superbly narrated by […]
Listen to the first chapter of Rivers of London
It’s week two of Cityread London 2015 and we’re continuing the celebrations by sharing one of our favourite audio extracts from Rivers of London with you. Let us set the scene for you: It’s a cold, wet January morning, and PC Peter Grant faces an unlikely witness to an unusual murder… Listen to the first […]
The Sound of Whispers Under Ground
You’ve been treated to extracts and articles in the build up to the release of Ben Aaronovitch’s third Peter Grant novel, Whispers Under Ground, and it wouldn’t be a new Gollancz release without a plug for the audio edition! In April this year I was lucky enough to head over to iD studios to meet […]
Brilliant books; brilliant readers; brilliant audiobooks!
Audio publishing is, without doubt, the most fun you can have in the book world without a free bar – I mean, where else can you sit and listen to a former member of the Rocky Horror band give voice to a squirrel that sounds like it’s been taking coke (or at least overdosing on […]