Saturday, February 11, 2017

The Audie Awards - Mystery, Thriller/Suspense

The Audie Awards are presented annually to recognize outstanding audiobooks and spoken-word entertainment. The Audio Publishers Association has been presenting them since 1996. Now that Sandie Herron is reviewing mystery audiobooks for Lesa's Book Critiques, under "Have You Heard?", it makes sense to share the nominees in the Mystery and Thriller/Suspense Categories. Sandie compiled the information for today's blog.

The nominees in the Mystery category are:

Crimson Shore
Written by: Douglas Preston , Lincoln Child
Narrated by: Rene Auberjonois
Length: 10 hrs and 46 mins 

Series: Pendergast, Book 15
Unabridged Audiobook
Release Date:11-10-15
Publisher: Hachette Audio

The Crossing
Written by: Michael Connelly
Narrated by: Titus Welliver
Length: 9 hrs and 24 mins 

Series: Harry Bosch, Book 20
Series: Mickey Haller, Book 6
Unabridged Audiobook
Release Date:11-03-15
Publisher: Hachette Audio

A Great Reckoning: A Novel
Written by: Louise Penny
Narrated by: Robert Bathurst
Length: 13 hrs and 33 mins 

Unabridged Audiobook
Release Date:08-30-16
Publisher: Macmillan Audio

The Heavens May Fall
Written by: Allen Eskens
Length: 9 hrs and 32 mins 

Unabridged Audiobook
Release Date:10-04-16
Publisher: Tantor Audio

Written by: Joe Ide
Narrated by: Sullivan Jones
Length: 9 hrs and 8 mins 

Unabridged Audiobook
Release Date:10-18-16
Publisher: Hachette Audio

And, in the Thriller/Suspense Category, the nominees are:

Cross Justice
Written by: James Patterson
Narrated by: Ruben Santiago-Hudson
Length: 9 hrs and 45 mins 

Series: Alex Cross, Book 23
Unabridged Audiobook
Release Date:11-23-15
Publisher: Hachette Audio

The Fall of Moscow Station
Written by: Mark Henshaw
Narrated by: Eric G. Dove
Length: 10 hrs and 38 mins 

Series: Red Cell, Book 3
Unabridged Audiobook
Release Date:02-23-16

Hidden Bodies
Written by: Caroline Kepnes
Narrated by: Santino Fontana
Length: 13 hrs and 3 mins 

Series: You, Book 2
Unabridged Audiobook
Release Date:02-23-16

Home: Myron Bolitar Series, Book 11
Written by: Harlan Coben
Narrated by: Steven Weber
Length: 9 hrs and 7 mins 

Series: Myron Bolitar, Book 11
Unabridged Audiobook
Release Date:09-20-16
Publisher: Brilliance Audio

The Short Drop
Written by: Matthew FitzSimmons
Narrated by: James Patrick Cronin
Length: 11 hrs and 54 mins 

Series: Gibson Vaughn, Book 1
Unabridged Audiobook
Release Date:12-01-15
Publisher: Brilliance Audio

Congratulations to all of the nominees, authors and narrators.


Sandie Herron said...

They all look so impressive. I must admit that I have not "read" them all, so it will be fun to see who wins this award. Considering the role of the narrator in bringing a book to life, I'm especially looking for the winning author and narrator combination.

Lesa said...

Thank you, Sandie, for getting everything to me. It will be interesting to see what wins.