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 […]
Happy Publication Day 16th February 2017
This week we have two magnificent space operas for you. This is some of the best science fiction you could hope to read. The sequel to what was called ‘among the most significant works of science fiction released in recent years’ from Tom Toner comes out today alongside the new story from Alastair Reynolds, which […]
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 […]
Patrick Rothfuss, or how I learned to love audio and stopped dislocating my shoulder by carrying really really heavy hardbacks in my satchel on my way to work…
Hi, my name is Paul… Hi Paul! Hi, my name is Paul and I’m a Rothfuss-aholic… Well, I thought I ought to get that out of the way early. I started working for Orion in 2007 about 7 months before first publication of THE NAME OF THE WIND and first encountered it at the London Book […]
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 […]