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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 to right now.

 

THE RELIC GUILD by Edward Cox

Edward Cox’s superb debut is now out in MMP, and he wrote us a fantastic prequel called HEMLOCK that we also recorded with Imogen Church:

You really want to see what happens next . . .

 

FOXGLOVE SUMMER by Ben Aaronovitch

Foxglove Summer was another MMP release this week, and it’s hard to beat Kobna Holdbrook-Smith’s dead-pan delivery of Ben’s bestsellers:

 

POSEIDON’S WAKE by Alastair Reynolds

Kobna Holdbrook-Smith and Adjoa Andoh have both read Alastair’s Poseidon’s Children series of majestic space operas:

https://soundcloud.com/orionbooks/poseidons-wake-by-alastair-reynolds-read-by-adjoa-andoh

 

And finally:

 

THE SLOW REGARD OF SILENT THINGS by Patrick Rothfuss

Patrick Rothfuss narrated The Slow Regard of Silent Things, his novella of Auri and the undercroft of the University, himself:

Patrick Rothfuss’ Kingkiller Chronicles, narrated by the legendary Rupert Degas, are also available. You can listen to an extract from The Name of the Wind here.

 

HEMLOCK by Edward Cox is available as a free download from Soundcloud, iTunes (through the OrionBooks podcast space) and Audible.co.uk.

 

Happy listening!