Entries Tagged as 'HighBridge'

Kit Cobb Is Back–and HighBridge Has Got Him

March 6th, 2014 · No Comments · Acquisition News

Book three of the exciting Christopher Marlowe Cobb series of historical spy thrillers will be coming your way on audio this October. If you haven’t already discovered these terrific books by Robert Olen Butler, go grab a copy of The Hot Country, the first in the series, and give it a listen. It’s brilliantly narrated […]

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Fresh Air’s Courageous Faith, Reason, and Doubt

March 3rd, 2014 · 1 Comment · Uncategorized

Quietly, movingly, hidden among their many programs dedicated to Oscar nominated actors, country western singers, and political talking heads, public radio’s Fresh Air with Terry Gross has provided a platform for candid reflections from a diverse group of guests on the subject of faith. The impressive variety and depth of these conversations is made clear […]

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Celebrating Mandela: An Audio History

February 3rd, 2014 · No Comments · Uncategorized

The life of Nelson Mandela – a life that faced oppression, sparked revolution, survived prison, rebuilt a nation, and transformed the world’s view of justice, continues to inspire. Upon his death in December of 2013, at age 95, the world celebrated his unwavering dedication to “the idea of a democratic and free society in which […]

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Uphill, Offbeat, and … Perfect: Kevin Kling’s The Dog Says How

January 7th, 2014 · No Comments · Uncategorized

Storyteller Kevin Kling was born with a natural gift for coaxing humor out of tragedy – and allowing the quirks of his family, his friends, and even his dog, to reveal truths that make it feel good to laugh through the pain. In THE DOG SAYS HOW, Kling offers a personal and enduring account of […]

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Hot Stuff: Robert Olen Butler’s THE HOT COUNTRY

December 23rd, 2013 · No Comments · Uncategorized

I confess that I’ve read (or listened to) almost nothing in the historical thriller genre, but if The Hot Country by Robert Olen Butler is in any way indicative of the quality of work to be found there, I need to get busy. Because this novel is as well-written, with characters as three-dimensional and interesting […]

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Billingham–and Tom Thorne–Back for More

December 10th, 2013 · 1 Comment · Acquisition News

This just in, you crime fiction aficionados: HighBridge has acquired audio rights to the next Tom Thorne novel by celebrated British mystery writer Mark Billingham. It’s called The Bones Beneath (June, 2014), and it’s a rematch between Thorne and one of the most vile psychopaths he has ever faced (hint: it’s a villainous master manipulator […]

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The Unforgettable Tom Keith: Sound Effects Man

December 2nd, 2013 · No Comments · Uncategorized

With the second anniversary of Tom Keith’s unexpected passing retreating all too quietly as winter approaches, I’m reminded there’s one CD in our home that keeps both my eight year old son and my sixty-nine year old mother-in-law in stitches, consistently, and on any given listen. And by “in stitches” I mean unbridled laughter – […]

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Sweden behind the Shades

November 6th, 2013 · No Comments · Acquisition News

There’s been a lot of excitement about the forthcoming collection of short stories, A Darker Shade of Sweden, which will be published in February 2014 by The Mysterious Press and, I’m here to say with no small measure of gratification, by HighBridge Audio as well. The brouhaha has largely focused on the fact that it […]

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Ties That Bind Finds Value in People and Their Stories

November 5th, 2013 · No Comments · Uncategorized

The photo says it all. Legendary oral historian Studs Terkel passing the torch to StoryCorps founder Dave Isay at the 2003 launch of the StoryCorps recording booth in New York’s Grand Central Terminal. The great work of StoryCorps – to chronicle and celebrate the rich and compelling lives of average Americans in their own voices […]

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A Different Kind of Noir Classic: The City When It Rains

October 22nd, 2013 · No Comments · Uncategorized

I’ve been wanting to listen to the Mysterious Press-HighBridge Audio Classics recording of Thomas H. Cook‘s The City When It Rains for a while, ever since meeting Tom at Bouchercon in St. Louis and hearing that this was the favorite of his many books. A recent road trip provided the perfect opportunity for me to […]

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