Entries from September 30th, 2013

OLD JEWS off-Broadway show coming to the midwest

September 30th, 2013 · No Comments · HighBridge at the Movies, Uncategorized

The hit off-Broadway show based on the beloved internet sensation (and audiobook) by Sam Hoffman and Eric Spiegelman is pulling up stakes from New York and heading for the great midwest. The live show was developed by lifelong Jewish humor devotees Daniel Okrent and Peter Gethers, who clearly loved the original Old Jews Telling Jokes as much […]

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Thomas’ Poll Winner: The Seersucker Whipsaw

September 30th, 2013 · No Comments · Uncategorized

One of the grand masters of the genre, Ross Thomas wrote 25 suspense novels in his long career, employing a well-crafted style and colorful characters who trade on snappy, witty dialogue to churn up the underbelly of many a political intrigue. The Mysterious Press Classic audio line from HighBridge has turned up a gem from […]

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Tara Sands to Narrate ‘The Summer of Letting Go’

September 25th, 2013 · No Comments · Author/Narrator News

HighBridge is proud to announce that Tara Sands will be narrating The Summer of Letting Go, by Gae Polisner. Available March 2014, The Summer of Letting Go is a young adult audiobook that follows a teenage girl, still reeling from her little brother’s drowning death, who finds herself holding back—from summer trips to the ocean, […]

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Nobody’s Perfect, But Westlake and Woodman Are Pretty Close

September 24th, 2013 · No Comments · Uncategorized

Nobody’s Perfect by the late Donald Westlake; read by Jeff Woodman A Mysterious Press-HighBridge Audio Digital Classics The saying goes “Dying is easy; comedy is hard.” Plenty of mysteries, where the body count climbs without much attention to plot or character, bear that out: all gore, no substance. And after a workday that can seem […]

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Coming Home

September 18th, 2013 · 1 Comment · Uncategorized

What is the true cost of war? How do we measure it? What are we really asking of the young men and women we send into combat? And if we can actually bring ourselves to answer that last question honestly in all its most horrifying specifics, what are the implications for the future lives of […]

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47 Ronin, Classic Tale of Samurai Vengeance Will Reach Theaters – and Audio Fans – this December

September 18th, 2013 · No Comments · Acquisition News, HighBridge at the Movies

We’re pleased to announce that HighBridge will release an audio edition of John Allyn’s much revered samurai classic 47 Ronin to coincide with the highly anticipated feature film releasing December 25, 2013. Universal’s much publicized, $200 million adventure stars a sword wielding Keanu Reeves in full samurai regalia.  47 Ronin is an unforgettable rendering of actual […]

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September 13th, 2013 · No Comments · HighBridge at the Movies

With Headstone, the ninth book in the Jack Taylor series, author Ken Bruen offers up some of the hardest-boiled, dark noir, detective/crime fiction I have ever experienced. And while it is the ninth book of what is technically a series, those not familiar with previous books won’t be lost in the least; it’s a great […]

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R. C. Bray Continues Narration of Leo Maxwell Series

September 11th, 2013 · No Comments · Author/Narrator News

HighBridge is excited to announce that R. C. Bray will be narrating Lion Plays Rough by author Lachlan Smith, available in February. Bray previously narrated book one of the gritty legal thriller series, Bear is Broken. The series follows young attorney Leo Maxwell who is thrown into the world criminal defense after his brother, Teddy, […]

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Tom Thorne Novels Come to America on Audio

September 9th, 2013 · No Comments · Acquisition News

In the UK, Mark Billingham is a national treasure, one of the most popular and celebrated crime writers on the island. Though he came to mystery novels only after turns at acting, stand-up comedy, and television writing, his Tom Thorne novels have all been best-sellers across the pond, and he  was the first two-time winner of […]

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Featured Audio Giveaway – Sept 2013 – The Road from Gap Creek (Morgan)

September 6th, 2013 · No Comments · Featured Audio Giveaways

  The Road from Gap Creek by Robert Morgan; read by Emma Galvin     You’ve waited nearly 15 years to return to Gap Creek. Don’t wait any longer!Win The Road from Gap Creek and catch up with your friends. Robert Morgan takes us back into the lives of Julie and Hank as well as […]

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