Have you ever wondered about the secrets and skeletons that may be lurking behind the Conclave doors?

The Catholic Church’s election of a new pope epitomizes mystery for the vast majority of the world, and Robert Harris takes advantage of that fact in his new audiobook, CONCLAVE, narrated by Roy McMillan.

Harris weaves in power struggles, politics and puzzles to captivate the audience in this suspenseful pontiff selection. Narrator Roy McMillan takes full advantage of the opportunity to display his range. While not strictly miraculous, his transformation of Cardinal Lomeli, the protagonist, from dispirited to Spirit-filled is most certainly charismatic. And Earphone award-worthy.


Robert Harris, Read by Roy McMillan
Random House Audio
AudioFile Earphones Award Winner

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Behind the Mic: The Risen

Two young lives are irrevocably altered. Richard Ferrone takes listeners through Ron Rash’s dark tale.

AudioFile goes Behind the Mic to talk with Richard Ferrone. We knew that Richard’s gravelly voice and keen sense for haunting suspense would be perfect for Ron Rash’s THE RISEN.

“An author who can combine the lyricism of a poet with the ominousness of an Edgar Allan Poe.”—Narrator Richard Ferrone


by Ron Rash, read by Richard Ferrone
Harper Audio/ Blackstone Audio
Winner of an AudioFile Earphones Award

Richard’s performance of Ron Rash’s lyrical storytelling is a treat for listeners.The tightly written mystery, set in a North Carolina backwoods, looks back forty years when the lives of two brothers were changed by a free-spirited girl. Hear a sound clip and read AudioFile’s complete review here.

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Solve: The 2017 Thriller/Suspense Audie Award Nominees

And the nominees for 2017 Thriller/Suspense Audie are… Who would you like to see take home this year’s award?

Special agents, spies, and GIs, oh my! The nominees for the 2017 Thriller/Suspense Audie Awards keep listeners on the edge of their seats. James Patterson’s 23rd installment in the long-running Alex Cross series vies with Matthew FitzSimmons’s debut of Marine Gibson Vaughn. This category is chock-full of adrenaline-producing audiobooks. The full list of nominees includes:


Cross Justice

by James Patterson, read by Ruben Santiago-Hudson, Jefferson Mays
Hachette Audio


The Fall of Moscow Station

by Mark Henshaw, read by Eric G. Dove
Dreamscape Media


Hidden Bodies

by Caroline Kepnes, read by Santino Fontana
Simon & Schuster Audio



by Harlan Coben, read by Steven Weber
Brilliance Audio


The Short Drop

by Matthew FitzSimmons, read by James Patrick Cronin
Brilliance Audio

 The winner in this and the 25 other Audie Awards categories will be announced June 1st. In the meantime, let us know who you’re rooting for in this category. Which of these audiobooks really got your blood pumping?