Monday, June 4, 2018

Audie Awards 2018

The Audio Publishers Association (APA) has announced the winners of the 2018 Audie Awards.

The Girl Who Takes an Eye for an Eye has won top honors in the Mystery category, and The Fourth Monkey has won for the best Thriller/Suspense audiobook.

The 23rd Annual Audies Gala was held on May 31st at the New-York Historical Society in New York City. Often referred to as the “Oscars of spoken word entertainment,” the evening marks a gathering of authors, narrators and publishers excited to hear who will win the most prestigious awards in the United States honoring audiobooks.

Award-winning narrator, Simon Vance hosted the event, delighting the audience with his wit and spontaneity. Linda Lee, President of the APA, had this to say about this prestigious event, “The Audies Awards Gala gives us a time to recognize all the hard work that so many talented people put into thousands of productions each year. Each of the nominees and winners are to be commended for the tremendous contributions they have made to our flourishing industry and this special event is the perfect venue for us to show appreciation to each and every one of them.”

Mystery and Thriller/Suspense audiobook winners: 

The Girl Who Takes an Eye for an Eye
By David Lagercrantz
Read by Simon Vance
Random House Audio

The Fourth Monkey
By J.D. Barker
Read by Edoardo Ballerini and Graham Winton
Recorded Books

To hear audio clips, go here

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