The Rose Guardian in audiobook

For audiobook lovers After months of laborious recording and mastering audiofiles for distribution through ACX, I was met with further frustration when it seemed the Amazon-owned distributor had upped their technical requirements, which would mean another several weeks for me to remaster all 60 tracks of The Rose Guardian. I spent a day fussing with, and frustrated about the problem. I put a sample track through the extra mastering steps provided through the ACX workshop…

More audiobooks!

Profound changes in audiobook production I’ve ventured into the territory on the map which says: here there be dragons! Say what? Well, it’s like this. You may have read on my blog about Google’s entry into some pretty remarkable, if also a bit disturbing, voice AI offerings for audiobook production. For the moment the service is free. Rest assured it won’t be forever. They’ll get us all hooked, like they did for businesses using their business…

The Gilded Chain now in audiobook

Dave Duncan’s first novel in the King’s Blades The first novel in Dave Duncan’s wildly popular King’s Blades series, The Gilded Chain, is now available in audiobook, masterfully narrated by Austin Vanfleet. This introduction to The King’s Blades sets the stage for the eight novels which streamed from that remarkable imagination of Duncan’s. As unwanted and rebellious boys, the King’s Blades find refuge in Ironhall…. Years later, they emerge as the finest swordsmen in the realm—a magical ritual of a sword through…

A Poisoned Prayer now in audiobook

Michael Skeet’s thrilling historical fantasy, A Poisoned Prayer, is now available in audiobook through iTunes, Amazon and Audible. Great historical fantasy It’s a swashbuckling tale set in 1680s Paris. Dashing swordsmen compete for the favours of licentious women, and magic—God’s Blessing—is strong enough that prayers really are answered. Into the City of Light comes Lise de Trouvaille, a young noblewoman of modest means and no apparent Blessing, searching for an advantageous marriage. But the first eligible man…

A Touch of Poison now in audiobook

A Touch of Poison, by Aaron Kite, is now available in audiobook. Janet Henke, life-long dramatist, has skillfully narrated this YA tale of intrigue and triumph. In 2012 A Touch of Poison won the Watty Award for best YA fantasy, and received rave reviews from readers. Janet says of the narration process: “For me, this experience is an excellent opportunity to grow and learn….  I do believe that young audiences will enjoy the audio version; hope it knocks…