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A spot to find the Gal’s written interviews with narrators, authors, blog friends, audiobook publishers and others. Enjoy reading!

Talking with Author Anne Stuart

For almost forty years, Anne Stuart has been writing romance with an exciting edge that keeps us eagerly anticipating each new release. Her backlist is extensive with titles found in a number of romance sub-genres including historical, romantic suspense, contemporary, paranormal, and gothic. Today marks the simultaneous print and audio release of Never Kiss a Rake, …

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Talking with Narrator Anne Flosnik

I had the pleasure of becoming acquainted with Anne Flosnik in the fall of 2011 as we worked together on her interview for Speaking of Audiobooks. As we talked by phone and through email, I heard Anne’s passion for her work as well as reading it on the page. As I continued researching her past …

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Talking with Narrator Justine Eyre

My first experience listening to Justine’s narrations was Nalini Singh’s Guild Hunter series. I was fascinated by not only the world Singh created but by Justine’s beautiful delivery. There are a good number of male characters in this series and she provided each with a separate convincing voice but her depiction of Raphael was completely swoon-worthy. …

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Talking with Narrator Karen White

Romance audiobook enthusiasts discovered a new romance audio talent when Karen first talked with Speaking of Audiobooks in April 2011. Oh, we knew someone fantastic had narrated Julie James’ Just the Sexiest Man Alive but we didn’t know much about her work. Since that time, Karen has communicated regularly with romance audio fans both through the Speaking of Audiobooks column and our Romance …

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Talking with Narrator Susan Duerden

Susan Duerden first came to my attention with Lisa Kleypas’ Prince of Dreams. I raved about her fully fleshed out narration and her highly effective depictions of both Russian and English characters. With that one performance, Susan earned my loyalty and shortly thereafter, I followed her lead to a new-to-me author, Eloisa James. James’ tale, …

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Talking with Narrator Susannah Jones

All three of the Gals understand well the addictive adrenaline high that often accompanies the discovery of Kristen Ashley. She literally has dozens of eBooks out there just waiting for you to devour. Last summer, we saw the release of her first audiobook and with seventeen now available in audio format, you better believe we …

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Talking with Narrator Tavia Gilbert

Tavia is well known in the romance audio community for a number of her narrations but in particular her performance of Jeaniene Frost titles including the Night Huntress Series, the Night Huntress World Series, and the first in the Night Prince Series. In Speaking of Audiobooks 2012 Romance Audiobook Poll, Tavia’s narration of Frost’s Halfway …

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Talking with Narrator Xe Sands

Romance listeners immediately embraced Xe as someone who spoke their language upon the release of Anne Stuart’s Fire and Ice in February 2011. She was a big winner in the Speaking of Audiobooks 2012 Favorite Romance Audiobook Poll, receiving more overall votes than any other narrator. That’s pretty amazing considering the fact that Xe has …

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Talking with Tantor Audio

Joanna Bourne’s The Spymaster’s Lady narrated by Kirsten Potter, the second entry to the Spymasters series, has been a romance audio favorite since its release by Penguin in 2010. In fact, it is such a favorite that Joanna Bourne was chosen as one of the winners of the Author’s Romance Backlist You Most Want to …

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