Way back in February, the Audio Publishers Association released the lists of nominees for its 2016 Audie Awards, celebrating “distinction in audiobooks and spoken word entertainment.” It’s now been announced that The Girl on the Train, by Paula Hawkins (narrated by Clare Corbett, Louise Brealey, and India Fisher; from Penguin Audio/Random House Audiobooks), has won Audiobook of the Year honors.
There are winners in two additional categories that should be of particular interest to Rap Sheet readers:
Mystery: Career of Evil, by Robert Galbraith, narrated by Robert Glenister (Hachette Audio)
Also nominated: All the Old Knives, by Olen Steinhauer, narrated by
Ari Fliakos and Juliana Francis Kelly (Macmillan Audio); Corrupted, by Lisa Scottoline, narrated by Kate Burton (Macmillan Audio); Gun Street Girl, by Adrian McKinty, narrated by Gerard Doyle (Blackstone Audio); Malice at the Palace, by Rhys Bowen,
narrated by Katherine Kellgren (Audible Studios); and The Nature of the Beast, by Louise Penny, narrated by Robert Bathurst (Macmillan Audio)
Thriller/Suspense: The Patriot Threat, by Steve Berry, narrated by Scott Brick (Macmillan Audio)
Also nominated: Blue Labyrinth, by Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child, narrated by Rene Auberjonois (Hachette Audio); The President’s Shadow, by Brad Meltzer, narrated by Scott Brick (Hachette Audio); Season of Fear, by Brian Freeman, narrated by Joe Barrett
(Blackstone Audio); and Signal, by Patrick Lee, narrated by Ari Fliakos (Macmillan Audio)
To find a complete list of this year’s Audie winners, click here.