Evolved Publishing Audiobooks —
Updated: May 8, 2017.
We recognize that many book readers simply struggle to find time to read as much as they would like, but often have time in the car, in the airport or on the bus, or perhaps just while vegging out at night, for an entertaining audiobook. That’s why we offer a broad catalog of audiobooks, one that will continue to grow.
We believe that audiobooks are about more than just a flat, dull reading out loud; they’re about offering a performance, complete with inflection and emotion to make your listening an entertaining experience.
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Anyone? by Angela Scott (Narrator: Elizabeth Phillips)
This book spent several months on Amazon’s bestseller lists.
The end of the world? That’s the stuff of Hollywood blockbusters and deep philosophical exercises in school. No need to sweat it. So when sixteen-year-old Tess’s doomsday-dad builds a bomb shelter in their suburban backyard, everyone thinks he’s gone crazy… until fire rains down from the sky, sinking whole cities into colossal craters and setting much of the world ablaze.
Broometime Serenade (The Oz Files #1) by Barry Metcalf (Narrator: Bryan Zee)
When authorities fail to identify human remains discovered in and around Broome, Martin and Claire are despatched to the idyllic seaside resort to investigate. Little do they know their every move is watched, as they follow first one lead then another, until they are face to face with a ruthless enemy who is determined to end their lives.
The Children Of Darkness by David Litwack (Narrator: Erin deWard)
A thousand years ago the Darkness came—a terrible time of violence, fear, and social collapse when technology ran rampant. But the vicars of the Temple of Light brought peace, ushering in an era of blessed simplicity. In the prisons of Temple City, childhood friends, Orah and Nathaniel, discover a terrible secret that launches the three on a journey to find the forbidden keep, placing their lives in jeopardy, for a truth from the past awaits that threatens the foundation of the Temple.
Circles by Ruby Standing Deer (Narrator: Karen Rose Richter)
With much of the world still undiscovered, a small band of people live a peaceful life, until the dream vision of a young boy, Feather Floating In Water, changes everything. Only nine winters old, Feather’s dreams turn his seemingly ordinary childhood into the journey of a lifetime. He must help his people face a terrifying destiny from which they cannot turn away. He must find a way to make his people listen.
Darla Decker Hates to Wait by Jessica McHugh (Narrator: Robin Jill)
Patience is not Darla Decker’s strong suit. Surviving sixth grade is tough enough with an annoying older brother, a best friend acting distant, and schoolwork. After adding instructive kissing games and the torturous wait for a real date with her biggest crush, Darla is perpetually torn between behaving like an adult and throwing temper tantrums. A frank and funny look at the path to adulthood, this book begins a journey of love, loss, and the nitty-gritty of growing up through Darla Decker’s eyes.
Darla Decker Shakes the State by Jessica McHugh (Narrator: Robin Jill)
Seventh grade starts on a hopeful note when Darla Decker and the Fairmount Fifteen are invited to the State Show Choir Competition at Coaster Kingdom. Although she’s made a no-dating bet with Nate, she’s jealous of her friend Reggie’s cell phone, and her parents are constantly at each other’s throats, Darla remains determined to make seventh grade the best year ever. Will the temptation of raising mischief be too strong for Darla? In the race to act like an adult, will she stay on the straight and narrow, or will she convince herself that bad deeds aren’t bad if done for the greater good? A frank and funny look at the path to adulthood, Darla Decker Shakes the State continues the journey of love, loss, and the nitty-gritty of growing up through Darla Decker’s eyes.
Darla Decker Takes the Cake by Jessica McHugh (Narrator: Robin Jill)
A week at Camp Wakonda is exactly what Darla Decker needs. Having said goodbye to sixth grade and her best childhood friend, she’s ready to create new memories and meet new people. Unfortunately, entering summer camp on a whopper of a lie and a fight with a fellow camper isn’t the best way to begin. Aided by her schoolmate Nate, Darla navigates the twists and turns of life at summer camp while pretending to be Wakonda’s only “undercover counselor.” Despite the lies, older guys, bullies, and breakdowns, Darla discovers the truth about friendship through the mayhem and magic of camp. A frank and funny look at the path to adulthood, Darla Decker Takes the Cake continues the journey of love, loss, and the nitty-gritty of growing up through Darla Decker’s eyes.
The Daughter of the Sea and the Sky by David Litwack (Narrator: Sarah Zimmerman)
Centuries of religiously motivated war have split the world in two. Now the Blessed Lands are ruled by pure faith, while in the Republic, reason is the guiding light—two different realms, kept apart and at peace by a treaty and an ocean. ~ A mysterious nine-year-old from the Blessed Lands sails into the lives of a couple in the Republic, claiming to be the Daughter of the Sea and the Sky. Is she a troubled child longing to return home, or a powerful prophet?
Dead Plains by Angela Scott (Narrator: Rebecca Roberts)
Red’s coveted ability has been revealed to far too many people, and now that a tiny heartbeat thumps and grows beneath her own, the risk has never been greater. As the group of ten searches for a safe haven, a place to finally call home, the sobering reality of it all finally settles over them: nowhere is safe, nothing is permanent, and death is everywhere. One by one, Red’s reluctant posse grows smaller, as death claims some, and circumstance claims others. It couldn’t be a worse time to bring a newborn into the world… but the baby is coming.
Be sure to start with the first 2 books in The Zombie West trilogy: Wanted: Dead or Undead, and Survivor Roundup.
Desert Flower by Angela Scott (Narrator: Hillary Hawkins)
Seven years after running from West Virginia, Sam’s a young woman of nineteen, trying to put the pieces of her life together with the help of her family—Jacob, Boone, and Laura. But the naked man in the desert spirals her world out of control, resurrecting past hurts and revealing old secrets. It also pits against one another the two men who vie for her heart: Carson, her friend, her first kiss, and the one man who knows everything about her past and loves her despite it; and Turner, the stranger who knows nothing, but who excites and frustrates her all at once.
Be sure to start with the first book in The Desert series: Desert Rice.
Listen to a sample of Desert Flower (Book 2 of The Desert Series) here: https://youtu.be/p6Dyo3Uw-k4
Desert Rice by Angela Scott (Narrator: Hillary Hawkins)
Samantha Jean Haggert is a beautiful twelve-year-old girl—but no one knows it. All they see is an awkward boy in a baseball cap and baggy pants. Sam’s not thrilled with the idea of hiding her identity, but it’s all part of her older brother’s plan to keep Sam safe from male attention and hidden from the law. Fifteen-year-old Jacob will stop at nothing to protect his sister, including concealing the death of the one person who should have protected them in the first place—their mother.
Be sure to continue with the second book in The Desert series: Desert Flower.
Congratulations, Hillary Hawkins, on nomination for a Voice Arts Award for your performance of Desert Rice!
Outstanding Audio Book Narration – Teens (1 of 3 Nominees)
Listen to a sample of Desert Rice (Book 1 of The Desert Series) here: https://youtu.be/rISND_pdxCs
The Doll Maker by Majanka Verstraete (Narrator: Miriam Blum)
The mysterious doll maker brainwashes Martin into buying one of his scary dolls. Derek and Jamie push and pull Martin out of the shop, but he’s shivering all over, and has no memory of what happened in the shop. Martin’s condition worsens every day, and Derek’s sister grows more and more obsessed with her new doll. Derek and Jamie have to find out what’s going on, and fast, because… the doll maker seems linked to a bunch of mysterious disappearances, and the last thing Derek wants is his sister, or his friend, being next on the doll maker’s list.
Be sure to check out the rest of the Weirdville series, starting with House of Horrors and Fright Train, also available as audiobooks.
Dream Warriors by D. Robert Pease (Narrator: David Radtke)
After his brothers throw him down a manhole, Joey is drawn into a hidden society of warriors who have been battling a reincarnated Egyptian Pharaoh for over 3,000 years. In the dream world, everyone is not what they appear to be, and it’s impossible to tell who to trust. As Joey slips deeper into a world of gladiator battles and clandestine missions within other people’s dreams, he catches the eye of a beautiful Egyptian princess.
Dual Domination by Pavarti K. Tyler (Narrator: Audrey Lusk)
Caitrin’s a Dominatrix at the high class brothel The Sugar House, and an elegant burlesque performer with leagues of men and women falling at her feet. The Sugar House is her home, her hunting ground, but she’s never felt like she belonged. Only with her childhood friends and fellow deviants, Donovan and Raef, has she found her place. Donovan prefers his women on the submissive side, and likes to create erotic art out of rope and the female form. When a crisis at The Sugar House puts a friend in trouble, he must confront his deeper feelings for the one woman he’s told himself he can’t have – Caitrin. With their friendship in turmoil and The Sugar House on the verge of collapse, can these two friends find their way to each other?
Forgive Me, Alex by Lane Diamond (Narrator: Kevin Scollin)
Two men… two methods… two motivations…one darkness. “Now mortality, as it did seventeen years ago, lingers above me like the hangman’s noose. Yet it looms more ominous than ever, as if it will drop down around my neck at any moment. After all, I know the true Mitchell Norton. And whom shall I fear if not the devil, the grim torturer who conquered my aspirations and left me without a recognizable world of my own?”
Frendyl Krune and the Blood of the Sun by Kira A. McFadden (Narrator: Christopher Franceschi)
Frendyl Krune wants to be a knight, to serve his family and his people and never fear what may come for him. His goal, however, slips from his grasp when rumors spread that his father possesses a rare and powerful gem. It doesn’t take long for someone to break into his family’s estate, determined to steal the gem. To save his family and unite his people, Frendyl joins his Uncle Melroc’s quest for the long-lost gem—the Blood of the Sun. The stone has powerful magical properties, and Frendyl’s father needs it to track down an escaped convict—or so he claims. But, Frendyl’s father isn’t the only one who desires the gem. Others, including a thief on Frendyl’s voyage, will do anything to get their hands on the Blood of the Sun. Anything—including locking Frendyl in a vault of solid rock.
Frendyl Krune and the Snake Across the Sea by Kira A. McFadden (Narrator: Christopher Franceschi)
The Blood of the Sun now sits locked to Frendyl Krune’s heart, and learning to control the awesome power of the relic isn’t the only thing on Frendyl’s mind. His father and cousin have both vanished within the pitch-dark prison maze known as the Catacombs. The only being alive who might know where they are is Vilboyen, ruler of the underworld, but there’s no guarantee he’s anything but a story used to scare amüli children. And that’s not the worst of Frendyl’s problems. An amüli known as Vyndis the Snake broke into the Catacombs and released a prisoner, and now he’s set his sights on Frendyl. The Snake is a powerful magician, one whose determination may undo everything Frendyl has fought to right. To stop this maniac and rescue his family, Frendyl and his uncle Melroc sail across the world to a place called the Isle of Forfeited Souls—but even if they find Vyndis, they may not be able to stop him and save Frendyl’s family.
Fright Train by Majanka Verstraete (Narrator: Miriam Blum)
Charlie’s parents drop him off at the train station so he can visit his grandma in Weirdville. It’s a cold winter evening, so when his usual train is cancelled at the last second, Charlie wishes he’d stayed home. An hour later, shivering from the cold, he climbs on board the next train to Weirdville, even though he’d rather not. It looks like something straight out of the nineteenth century, as if it used a time machine to arrive at the station. His shivering doesn’t stop, for soon after Charlie boards, he realizes just how right he was to be wary of this strange train.
Be sure to check out the rest of the Weirdville series, starting with The Doll Maker and House of Horrors, also available as audiobooks.
Galerie by Steven Greenberg (Narrator: Mark Deakins)
Every family holds to secrets, but some are far darker, reach deeper, and touch a rawer nerve than others. Vanesa Neuman is the daughter of Holocaust survivors, and her childhood in the cramped intimacy of south Tel Aviv is shadowed by her parents’ unspoken wartime experiences. The past for her was a closed book… until her father passes away and that book falls literally open. Vanesa must now unravel the mystery of the diary she has received—and the strange symbol within—at all costs.
Godsknife: Revolt by Timothy C. Ward (Narrator: Stephanie Neff)
A fleet of enlarged praying mantises has invaded Des Moines, Iowa. Swarms of cicadas are turning survivors into winged soldiers. Orchestrating the warzone is a priestess of Order, who’s pursuing godhood, and the nation of followers who’ll get her there. Caroline’s new friendship parts the veil between reality and myth, as a recruiter of Order needs her to hide him from capture. In their escape, the boss she’s loved like a father reveals his elevator into the Abyss. In this new world, Caroline finds a usurped god and an angry ghost eager to make her their getaway back to power. What if the person her friends will need is heartbeats away from becoming the real threat?
Her Twisted Pleasures by Amelia James (Narrator: Johanna Fairview)
Talia indulges her sexual pleasures, turning her life into a twisted mess. Sleeping with Alex is dangerous and reckless. She craves that excitement. Loving Will is comforting and safe. She needs that stability. Why can’t she get everything she wants from one man? Will has everything under control, and watching his girlfriend flirt with his best friend fuels his lust. He loves Talia, and he trusts Alex. It’s all good… as long as he makes the rules. Alex doesn’t give a damn about rules. He knows how to play with fire without getting burned. It’s just sex with Talia.
Be sure to check out Books 2-3 of The Twisted Mosaic series, Their Twisted Love and His Twisted Choice, also available as audiobooks.
His Twisted Choice by Amelia James (Narrator: Johanna Fairview)
Will loves Talia, and he’s willing to give up everything to be with her, but when he leaves his life behind to pursue her, he’s confronted with choices he didn’t expect. Alex loves Talia, but needs proof he can trust her. Words mean nothing without action. His actions lead him to believe that love has no limits, and the choices he faces may not, either. Talia loves Alex… and Will. One man pushes her sexual boundaries and indulges her fantasies; the other understands her twisted desires and keeps her secure in his heart. How can she possibly choose between them?
Be sure to start with Books 1-2 of The Twisted Mosaic series, Her Twisted Pleasures and Their Twisted Love, also available as audiobooks.
Hot Sinatra by Axel Howerton (Narrator: Mike Michaud)
FINALIST: Arthur Ellis Award – Best First Novel
Moss Cole is a private detective, the kind you thought only existed in old movies and afternoon reruns. He’s smart, talented, sometimes even charming. He’s out of money, out of ideas, and out of his league. That’s why he’s stuck looking for a stolen Sinatra record… a record that may be just a figment of an old man’s imagination. Of course, if that were true, Moss wouldn’t have so many people busting down his door. All Cole wants is a good cup of coffee and some Hot Sinatra. If only he can stay alive—and in one piece—long enough to find it.
House of Horrors by Majanka Verstraete (Narrator: Miriam Blum)
Jacky and Cass are determined to act tough, so when Ben suggests they try out the House of Horrors, the girls tag along, even though the place gives them the chills. As soon as the three of them enter the spooky monstrosity, the ride comes to a screeching halt, and the horror begins. The lights fade, and a hooded figure appears and tells them they’re stuck in a twisted game of cat and mouse. He will show them their worst fears, and if the kids manage to face down those fears, they’ll have a chance of getting out of the House of Horrors alive.
Be sure to check out the rest of the Weirdville series, starting with The Doll Maker and Fright Train, also available as audiobooks.
Intrigue at Sandy Point by Barry Metcalf (Narrator: Bryan Zee)
When an undercover CIA agent is murdered at the idyllic seaside resort of Sandy Point, Martin and Claire are despatched to delve into the matter. Before their investigation can gather headway, they discover there is more going on in this laid-back beach community than meets the eye, and they are threatened with death and worse than death by men who will stop at nothing to achieve their goals. Eventually, the duo uncovers a devious plot that compels them to travel from one end of the country to the other in an attempt to stop those responsible. Fast cars, planes and hot air balloons are utilised in their race against time to avert disaster. Just when they think they have the situation in hand, a new menace emerges—one that will have ramifications beyond Australia’s shores. The problem is, they have no idea where or when this new threat to world peace will be carried out.
Kubrick’s Game by Derek Taylor Kent (Primary Narrator: Jonathan Frakes [Star Trek: The Next Generation]; Supporting Narrator: Yvette Nicole Brown [Community])
What if Stanley Kubrick left behind more than just his classic films? What if he also left behind an elaborate puzzle cleverly buried within his films, which would lead the player toward a treasure that could change the course of human history?
“Welcome to Kubrick’s Game, where nothing is what it seems, and every puzzle solved leads to the beginning of a new mystery. Three brilliant cinema geeks race against the most elite film students in the country to unlock a mystery designed by the dark and twisty mind of the genius himself, Stanley Kubrick. If you’re lucky enough to receive an invitation to play Kubrick’s Game, you’re in for a thrilling page-turner of a ride!” ~ Jennifer Bosworth, Author of “Struck” and “The Killing Jar”
The Light of Reason by David Litwack (Narrator: Erin deWard)
“But what are we without dreams?”
Orah and Nathaniel return home with miracles from across the sea, hoping to bring a better life for their people. Instead, they find the world they left in chaos. A new grand vicar, known as the usurper, has taken over the keep and is using its knowledge to reinforce his hold on power. Despite their good intentions, the seekers find themselves leading an army, and for the first time in a millennium, their world experiences the horror of war. But the keepmasters’ science is no match for the dreamers, leaving Orah and Nathaniel their cruelest choice—face bloody defeat and the death of their enlightenment, or use the genius of the dreamers to tread the slippery slope back to the darkness.
The Lone Wolf by E.D. Martin (Narrator: Holly Adams)
Andrew is handsome and charming, and his interest in Kasey awakens feelings she’d rather have for her husband, who pushes her further away with each of his alcohol-fueled outbursts. Intent on preserving her marriage for the sake of her young daughter, and with no one else to confide in, Kasey turns to Andrew for support. As their relationship grows, Kasey must decide if she will repair her marriage and remain with the man she’s always loved, or if she will give up everything she holds dear to save the soul of a man she barely knows.
Moon Dust – A “Two Moons of Sera” Short Story by P.K. Tyler (Narrator: Karen Rose Richter)
Nilafay spends her time beneath the ocean’s surface either swimming in the depths or in the artificial atmosphere of the Domed City. Despite the rules of her amphibian race, she longs to explore the world above. On the day before her wedding to the Sualwet man of her dreams, Nilafay finally wanders too far and learns just what the others had been warning her about.
This short story is a companion piece to the young adult romantic sci-fi adventure, Two Moons of Sera.
Noah Zarc: Cataclysm (Book 2) by D. Robert Pease (Narrator: David Radtke)
Thirteen-year-old Noah Zarc refuses to believe his father is really the monster everyone says he is. Could there be valid reasons for everything he’s done? While searching for answers to secrets no one wants to talk about, even those that have remained hidden for over a thousand years, Noah becomes embroiled in a mission that could cause the greatest cataclysm in the history of the solar system. Will his name, Noah Zarc, be forever linked to the most devastating crime in humanity’s existence, all because he was in the wrong place at the wrong time?
Be sure to start with Book 1 of the Noah Zarc series, Noah Zarc: Mammoth Trouble, and then move on to Book 3, Noah Zarc: Declaration, both available as audiobooks.
Noah Zarc: Declaration by D. Robert Pease (Narrator: David Radtke)
As battles rage across the solar system, Noah must work to join together a rag-tag bunch of miners, farmers, and scientists who would rather just live in peace. With only a time-traveling ship full of animals and a general from the history books, the Zarc family has to stand against the full might of the Poligarchy. Will the truth about what really happened a thousand years in the past be enough to stop total war, or will Noah and his friends need to find another way to bring down a dictator?
Be sure to start with Books 1-2 of the Noah Zarc series, Noah Zarc: Mammoth Trouble, and Noah Zarc: Cataclysm, both available as audiobooks.
Noah Zarc: Mammoth Trouble by D. Robert Pease (Narrator: David Radtke)
Noah lives for piloting spaceships through time, dodging killer robots and saving Earth’s animals from extinction. Life couldn’t be better. But the twelve-year-old time traveler learns it could be a whole lot worse. His mom is kidnapped and taken to Mars; his dad is stranded in the Ice Age; and Noah is attacked at every turn by a foe bent on destroying Earth… for the second time.
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Noah Zarc: Roswell incident by D. Robert Pease (Narrator: David Radtke)
This short story prequel to the Noah Zarc science fiction series offers quick and exciting entertainment for kids as young as 8 and as old as 13. ~~~ What really happened on July 14, 1947 outside of Roswell, New Mexico? Did an alien spaceship crash, only to be confiscated by the U.S. government? There’s one kid who knows the whole story, and even though he might get in a heap of trouble for telling it, he just can’t keep quiet any longer.
Be sure to all 3 books of the main Noah Zarc series, Noah Zarc: Mammoth Trouble, Noah Zarc: Cataclysm, and Noah Zarc: Declaration, all available as audiobooks.
The Pet Shop Society Special Edition 1-3 by Emlyn Chand (Narrator: Peter Reynolds)
The special edition features the first 3 books in The Pet Shop Society series of super-fun lower grade mysteries: Mike and the Dog-Gone Labradoodle, Maddie and the Purrfect Crime, and Tyler and the Blabber-Mouth Birds. It also includes an exclusive holiday short story, available only in this special edition: Mistletoe and Mischief – A Mike and Maddie Mini-Mystery.
The Prince’s Plight by J.W. Zulauf (Narrator: Peter Reynolds)
After defeating Maleer, the people of Balderdash work to expand their kingdom by exploring the vast caverns in search of more graveyards. Although Hurlock and the shaman have adopted Kaylan, few in Balderdash trust the prince. Scarlet barely speaks to him, and Screech is the only one to show him affection. To escape the tension, Kaylan unofficially joins the Spelunkers, a group created by the shaman tasked with mapping the caverns. On one of his excursions, Kaylan is startled to hear a woman’s scream. He watches from the shadows as two men chase her down, swords drawn. Kaylan realizes with horror that humans stand merely an hour’s walk from Balderdash. He faces a critical decision. Should he run away to warn the rest of the underground kingdom about the human invaders in the caverns, or risk losing his life—and compromising the location of Balderdash—to save the woman?
Protecting Portia by Pavarti K. Tyler (Narrator: Audrey Lusk)
Jackson Grady met the love of his life. Unfortunately, he was running drugs for a pimp named Sasha at the time, who asked him to keep an eye on their new acquisition from Russia, the bedraggled beauty named Portia. She touched his heart and forced him to confront the kind of man he’d become. Now, Portia and Jackson both work at The Sugar House. He continuously looks out for her, and longs for her with his every breath, but knows he is unworthy of such an angel. What will Portia do to win not only the heart, but also the body, of the man she loves?
Be sure to start with the first book in the Sugar House Novellas series: Sugar & Salt, now available as an audiobook.
Secret Storm by Amelia James (Narrator: Johanna Fairview)
The last thing Sara Jensen needs is another risky relationship. She wants Jack, but she’s been hurt too many times to trust him, even though he’s more than a friend. Jack won’t trust her, and that hurts more than her ex’s betrayal. Jack Wheeler wants Sara. His long-denied lust burns barely contained. But a dangerous secret comes back to haunt him, a secret so horrible he can’t trust anyone with it, not even the woman he desires more than anything. For the first time since they met, they’re both available, but the timing couldn’t be worse.
Be sure to start with the first book in the College Romance series: Tell Me You Want Me, now available as an audiobook.
The Shaman’s Salvation by J.W. Zulauf (Narrator: Peter Reynolds)
Not all fairytales take place in rolling hills or along sparkling beaches. Some happen right below our very feet like the corpses they are…. The very existence of Balderdash is hanging by a thread. The kingdom is under attack by vicious creatures called Mana Beasts, and someone is after the shaman. Will Balderdash fall because of the shaman’s past actions? Will she lose it all, or will she sacrifice herself to save her people? Join us in this coffin tale to find out the fate of Balderdash.
Shatter Point by Jeff Altabef (Narrator: Brian Rollins)
Maggie met Cooper at a young age. Even then she sensed something was wrong with him. His charm, good looks, and wealth could not hide the danger that burned in his sapphire eyes. Now a strong woman all these years later, reading Cooper’s letter throws her back in time once more. She knew this day would eventually come. He’d been haunting her for as long as she could remember, but from a distance. Now things have changed. He’s come for her.
The Silver Sphere by Michael Dadich (Narrators: Martha Lee and BJ Schaeffer)
WINNER OF OVER 15 LITERARY AWARDS!
Shelby Pardow never imagined she could kill someone. When she is teleported to awaiting soldiers on the planet Azimuth, she is no longer a child but Kin to one of the six Aulic Assembly members whom Malefic Cacoethes has drugged and imprisoned. He seeks to become dictator of this world (and then Earth by proxy). His father, Biskara, is an evil celestial entity, tracked by the Assembly with an armillary device, The Silver Sphere. Can the Kin reassemble in time to release or replace the Assembly, overthrowing Malefic and restraining Biskara?
Spirals by Ruby Standing Deer (Narrator: Karen Rose Richter)
In this sequel to Circles, Shining Light is now grown and with family. He dreams of the woman and the Holy Man in the canyons, and knows that, after four seasons of calm and peace in the Forest of Trees, he must go to them. He seeks guidance, but the Spirits tell him only that he must rescue these two people. Ever Shining Light’s faithful companion and Wolf Brother, White Paws senses he must follow his Human Brother. Thus, one Human, one Wolf, and their two families set out for the unknown on an adventure that exceeds all of Shining Light’s expectations.
Be sure to start with Book 1 of Shining Light’s Saga series, Circles, and then move on to Book 3, Stones, both available as audiobooks.
Spirit of Warrnambool by Barry Metcalf (Narrator: Bryan Zee)
Martin and Claire, still believing their nemesis, Wanda Jean, is dead and buried in Broome, are sent to Warrnambool to investigate a savage and despicable murder. Before they have time to collect their thoughts, more murders occur—each more bizarre than the last. The latest killings, so reminiscent of their former enemy’s handy work, have the ASIO agents on edge, wondering if their belief of Wanda Jean’s demise is accurate. Or could it be that someone has constructed this web of intrigue to draw them out? Have Claire and Martin finally met their match?
Stones by Ruby Standing Deer (Narrator: Karen Rose Richter)
In this 3rd installment of the saga of Shining Light’s people, the reader is swept into the changing world of ancient Native America. The peace that Shining Light and his family have enjoyed in the Land of the Tall Trees is shattered by his young daughter. The coming of the wild mustangs blessed Singing Stone’s people with a better way of life, and now these beautiful creatures are being slaughtered. Spurred on by the discovery of the yellow stone, the Hairy-Faces join with the Likes to Fight People to drive out other bands. What better way to weaken the Mustang People than to capture or kill the mustangs? Singing Stone and his family fight to protect them, but what can three do against many?
The Stuff of Stars by David Litwack (Narrator: Erin deWard)
Against all odds, Orah and Nathaniel have found the keep and revealed the truth about the darkness, initiating what they hoped would be a new age of enlightenment. But the people were more set in their ways than anticipated. Desperate to keep their movement alive, Orah and Nathaniel cross the ocean to seek the living descendants of the keepmasters’ kin. Those they find on the distant shore are both more and less advanced than expected. The seekers become caught between the two sides, and face the challenge of bringing them together to make a better world. The prize: a chance to bring home miracles and a more promising future for their people. But if they fail this time, they risk not a stoning but losing themselves in the twilight of a never-ending dream.
Sugar & Salt by Pavarti K. Tyler (Narrator: Audrey Lusk)
After over a decade working in the sex industry, Janice Cane retains no illusions about the nature of relationships. Everyone lies and everyone wants something. Still, a part of her longs for a connection. Speed-dating becomes her addiction, a place to find a man for the night when she needs a quick fix, and her last hope that true love may still be waiting around the next corner. When a mysterious man entices both her intellect and her lust, she becomes entangled in an affair more complicated than she’d expected.
Survivor Roundup by Angela Scott (Narrator: Rebecca Roberts)
Red knew she’d have to face the man who nearly destroyed her. With the plague sweeping across the nation, destroying many and turning others into walking corpses, survivors head West in search of a chosen land. It seems the only way to keep humanity alive, but it doesn’t matter whether a person is on the inside or the out—there is no humanity. Although John Gatherum hunted her down and instigated their reunion, Red’s no longer the passive girl he once manipulated. This time, she has a hidden agenda of her own. Kill him. Save her family. Save herself.
Be sure to start with Book 1 of The Zombie West trilogy, Wanted: Dead or Undead, and then move on to Book 3, Dead Plains, both available as audiobooks.
Tell Me You Want Forever by Amelia James (Narrator: Johanna Fairview)
Austin is desperate to get Janie back, but fails miserably. He’s said ‘I love you’ so often, Janie doesn’t care anymore, and getting her in his bed to prove it seems impossible. His old life beckons. Could he be that guy again? Jane scored big when she landed Austin, but now she faces a temptation she never expected—one that makes her question what she really wants from love. Staying in a relationship with him requires all the strength she has. She’s tired, and giving in to someone else would be so easy. Each of them hopes that something will change, that the other will give in, but it’s going to take both of them—together—to overcome this obstacle. Can they make their love last forever? Or has their fight been for nothing?
Be sure to start with the first 2 books in the College Romance series: Tell Me You Want Me and Secret Storm.
Tell Me You Want Me by Amelia James (Narrator: Johanna Fairview)
Their first kiss is impulsive, fun, a little wicked—everything Jane Elliot isn’t looking for in a man, but desperately needs. The second kiss is slow, deliberate, an instant connection—everything Austin Sinclair never had with a woman, and doesn’t want. Jane is no easy conquest, not the type of woman Austin’s used to. Stubborn as hell, a bookworm more interested in studying than dating, she needs a little—no, a lot—of fun in her life. Well,Austin’s just the guy who can give it to her. He promised her a good time—nothing more—and wow… does he ever deliver!
Be sure to move on to the second book in the College Romance series: Secret Storm, now available as an audiobook.
Their Twisted Love by Amelia James (Narrator: Johanna Fairview)
Alex loves the power that comes with his job, and fooling around with his boss provides the illicit kink he needs. He’s in charge and trusts no one. Will should’ve learned something from his disastrous past, but he’s distanced himself from everyone who loved him, keeping the pain in protective custody. Talia has a new man, safe and secure—and boring as hell. She won’t sleep with him until she knows she wants only him. But she can’t forget, or forgive, the men who indulged her wildest fantasies and violated her trust.
Be sure to start with Book 1 of The Twisted Mosaic series, Her Twisted Pleasures, and then move on to Book 3, His Twisted Choice, both available as audiobooks.
They Tell Me You Are Wicked by David Hagerty (Narrator: Darren Todd)
Duncan Cochrane is set on being the next governor of Illinois, until his daughter is murdered six weeks before the election. Then the candidate can only focus on finding her killer. As the police investigation follows a trio of unlikely leads, Duncan realizes that his best shot at justice is the bully pulpit of the campaign trail, so he returns to the race and makes crime fighting his mantra. Soon he discovers that his own ambitions may have caused her death, yet by then he knows that he must win the election or risk political and personal failure. They Tell Me You Are Wicked is the first in a trio of novels detailing Duncan’s rise to prominence and the personal cost of his public ambitions.
Two Moons of Sera by Pavarti K. Tyler (Narrator: Karen Rose Richter)
The land-dwelling Erdlanders don’t know about her. The amphibious Sualwets reject and resent her.
Serafay is anomaly, an unwanted outcast from both worlds. Fearing the people who tortured and experimented on her mother’s waterborne race, Sera remains hidden and isolated, feeling like she doesn’t belong. When she meets a stranger, Tor, another misfit like herself, Sera realizes that she’s not alone, finally discovering a sense of home. With the war between the Erdlanders and Sualwets escalating, will Sera and Tor ever be safe from the dangers surrounding them?
Be sure to check out the companion short story, Moon Dust.
The Underground Princess by J.W. Zulauf (Narrator: Peter Reynolds)
Not all fairytales take place in rolling hills or along sparkling beaches. Some happen right below our very feet like the corpses they are…. Princess Scarlet is on a journey to find true love, but a malevolent force, Maleer, is in the process of dethroning her father, King Hurlock. Maleer intends to rule the underground kingdom of Balderdash, build an army, and break through the ground to invade the land of the living. As Scarlet runs out of options to save those that matter most, she is forced to make decisions that will determine the fate of her entire kingdom. Meet many friends, and a couple foes, on your visit to Balderdash. Whether you’re searching for true love with Princess Scarlet, or fighting for honor with Roland, the pirate knight, there is something for every reader within this coffin tale.
Wanted: Dead or Undead by Angela Scott (Narrator: Rebecca Roberts)
When a fiery-headed cowgirl saunters through the saloon doors, wielding shotguns and a know-how for killing the living dead, Trace believes he just may be the luckiest man alive. She not only has the answer for how they can all outlive the plague taking over the wild, wild west, she is the answer. [Book 1 of The Zombie West Trilogy, a multiple award winner. Books 2-3, Survivor Roundup and Dead Plains, are now also available as audiobooks.]
Be sure to move on to Books 2-3 of The Zombie West trilogy, Survivor Roundup, and Dead Plains, both available as audiobooks.
Whispers of the Dead by C.L. Roberts-Huth (Narrator: Kelley Hazen)
Murder was never something Zoe Delante enjoyed, but solving the cases…. She does that rather well, and has the track record to prove it. Yet when she’s called in on a new case with the Baltimore PD as their go-to clairvoyant, she’s unprepared for the heinous nature of the crimes. The hunt for the murderer unfolds, dropping Zoe right in the middle of a power struggle between a nightmare of a coven, and a serial killer leaving bodies in ceremonial circles in the rural parts of Baltimore’s city limits. Will she discover the identity of the maniac behind the gruesome beheadings, or will she lose someone close to her first?
White Chalk by Pavarti K. Tyler (Narrator: Chloe Golden)
Hardened, awkward, and self-deprecating, Chelle Whitney wouldn’t know a fairytale if it swooped down and saved her from a burning tower. She has spent her life hurting from the choices she’s made, the scars she’s created, and the bruises that identify her. So when Troy Christiansen walks into her life, Chelle believes he could be the white knight who will finally save her. Her salvation. But can Chelle find salvation on her own terms, digging herself out of the Hell her life has created? Or will she forever be a victim of her circumstances, never breaking free of the restraints that define her?
Wind Catcher by Jeff Altabef and Erynn Altabef (Narrator: Angela Dawe)
Juliet Wildfire Stone stands between two worlds. All she wants to be is an average sixteen-year-old girl, but she has never been average—could never be average. She is the Chosen and the Seeker Slayer, and our only hope. When the mysterious Seeker learns of Juliet’s existence, he threatens everyone she loves in the world, willing to kill to have her. Betrayed by the young man she loves, she must decide whether to run or to fulfill her destiny as the Chosen.
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Currently in production, these titles will be available soon. More details coming soon….
The Underground Princess by J.W. Zulauf (Narrator: Peter Reynolds)
This SPECIAL EDITION features all 3 of the short stories released in the LOWER GRADE FAIRYTALE series THE BALDERDASH SAGA SHORTS. It also features an exclusive 4th short story, available only in this special edition. Finally, it includes 12 exclusive illustrations.
[Ideal for kids as young as 6 and as old as 11, depending on reading level and parental involvement.]
For all the flowers left on the graves.
Whether you like action, adventure, mystery or love, The Balderdash Saga encompasses them all, and so much more. Author J.W. Zulauf and illustrator Luke Spooner take the reader on an unforgettable journey through the underground kingdom known as Balderdash.
Frendyl Krune and the Stone Princess by Kira A. McFadden (Narrator: Christopher Franceschi)
Not long ago, Frendyl Krune joined his Uncle Melroc on a quest to find the fabled magical gem known as the Blood of the Sun. The gem’s power helped Frendyl learn to cast magic—an amazing feat for someone as young as him—but the gift comes with a cost. The stone is fused with Frendyl’s heart, and no matter where he goes, the stone’s dangerous power threatens those he cares for.
A young princess skilled in delicate magic might be able to help, and Frendyl is determined to find her. Although she lived four hundred years ago, there is hope: legend says an envious witch cast a spell on the princess to make her last the ages.
Too bad that spell turned the princess to stone.
Red on the Run by K.M. Hodge (Narrator: Monique Bagwell)
It begins with Red. Run, Red. Run!
In search of redemption from his sordid past, FBI Special Agent Alex Bailey takes on a new partner, Katherine Mitchel… and a new secret mission. Before being assigned their first joint case, Katherine uncovers damning evidence against a major crime ring known as The Syndicate. The group controls key members of the D.C. Metropolitan Area Police, the U.S. Congress, even the FBI, and they will stop at nothing to protect their interests. With her life on the line, Katherine is forced to put her faith in Alex as she flees from Washington D.C. and enters the Witness Protection Program.
Yet there’s no hiding from The Syndicate. In the most dangerous investigation of his career, Alex must decide how far he is willing to go to keep Katherine safe, and to stop The Syndicate.
Shroud of Eden (Panhelion Chronicles #1) by Marlin Desault (Narrator: Barry Clark)
While on maneuvers as part of the Panhelion Defense Command fleet near the moons of Jove, Scott Drumond, captain of the Strike Cruiser Targelion, finds his promising career unexpectedly blighted by events that nearly destroy his starship and dramatically change his fortunes. His one chance for redemption comes when a sympathetic admiral transfers him to Exploration Command, and offers him a seemingly trivial mission to investigate an anomaly in the Hyades star cluster. His assignment turns out to be anything but routine when, upon reaching the anomaly, he and his crew encounter a startling distortion in space-time that creates a barrier to material objects. With the first part of his mission complete, he opens sealed orders and learns of scheming and deception in the highest levels of the Panhelion. By means of a clever gambit, Scott finds an opening in the barrier and chances passage to the far side, where he uncovers the truth about a legendary ghost ship and a lost colony of humans. As he comes to know more about this society of refugees, their strange customs intrigue and baffle him. But his most important find comes when he discovers they hold the secret to a long forgotten weapon, which can defeat a despot at home and turn the tide in battle against alien invaders swarming out of the Coma Bernices star cluster.
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These titles are currently available to producer/narrators, and are listed at ACX as such.
Enfold Me by Steven Greenberg
His world is unrecognizable, his journey unimaginable.
Daniel Blum lost more than he understands when the State of Israel fell. Torn from family and life’s work, he is alone and scarred—surviving on ingenuity and dedication alone. When a figure from his past appears, Daniel must choose between hope and truth. As they journey together through the ruins of his homeland, he confronts a world where nothing is as it seems. Straining the bonds of duty and family, he plumbs the true depths of his loss, and must decide how to face the unintended consequences of his choices.
In the Company of the Dead by Ciara Ballintyne
Only a fool crosses a god, but Ellaeva and Lyram will do anything to get what they want.
Ellaeva’s obligations to the death goddess leave her no time to hunt down her parents’ murderer—until both duty and revenge lead her to the lonely castle where Lyram Aharris has been exiled for striking his prince. As the castle falls under siege, Ellaeva and Lyram must fight to save themselves from political machinations and clashing gods—but the greatest threat comes from an unexpected quarter.
The Jakkattu Vector by P.K. Tyler
They came as saviors to a deteriorating Earth.
Julip Torne questions whether there is more to life beyond the barren dirt, acidic seas, and toxstorms her people work and die in. Living in poverty on the withering Greenland Human Reservation, she wonders if the alien Mezna goddesses are truly as holy as the temple preaches. Meanwhile, Jakkattu prisoner Sabaal suffers constant torture and heinous medical experiments as Mezna-priest captors seek to unlock the key to her genetic makeup. She escapes captivity but ends up alone on the hostile alien planet of Earth. If she is to survive, she must work with the same Mezna-human hybrids she’s loathed her entire life. When humans and Mezna collide, will Sabaal turn out to be the genetic vector the Mezna have been searching for all along, or will she spark the flame that sets a revolution ablaze?
Shadow Swarm by D. Robert Pease
Born to Rule. Lived to Heal. Died to Save. Born Again.
Aberthol Nauile doesn’t know that he beheld the creation of the world, ravaged by a war of the gods, and began anew; or that he led legions in a war that had raged since the dawn of time; or that he once rode on a dragon with his father. All he knows is that he awoke in a coffin deep within a tomb, hearing voices in his head, and now the whole world thinks he is their savior.
An Epic Fantasy spanning millennia, set in a world full of magic and dark forces where creatures of legend come alive. (For readers 15 and older.)
Whispers of the Serpent (Zoe Delante #2) by C.L. Roberts-Huth
No rest for the Wiccan.
One year has passed since Zoë Delante’s last big case, and everyone’s favorite Wiccan has managed to carve a normal-ish life for herself and her boyfriends, Jacob and Daniel. Then she gets the call that someone has discarded dead babies like empty soda cans off I-295 in the Baltimore/D.C. area, leaving strange scales all over the crime scenes. Another serial killer? Zoë dives into the case when her one-year-old niece comes up missing, and she discovers that the guy running the Church of Holy Light knows magick and lies about it. Is he the one behind the mind control? Did he send the guys to drop magick all over her sister’s house? And what the hell is up with her magick? The visions are getting stronger, and weirder, and Zoë can’t remember the last time she slept. No matter. She has bad guys to catch and innocents to save. She’ll sleep when she’s dead… or when the killer is.
We’ll be picking through our catalog and offering additional books to producers throughout 2016 and beyond. Exciting stuff!
So please stay tuned for future announcements about our audiobook catalog, including regularly updating this “Audiobooks” page, and please enjoy!