There are times when you just want a good old-fashioned horror/mystery novel to creep you out, and when you do, you can’t do better than Ed Gorman and Patricia Lee Macomber’s The Girl in the Attic. Originally published as Night Caller by “Daniel Ransom” during the horror boom of the 80s, this version has been heavily revised and edited by the authors. I had a blast recording this one… Continue reading Ed Gorman’s THE GIRL IN THE ATTIC — Williamson-read creepiness…
I’d never read Neal Barrett Jr.’s The Hereafter Gang, but had read a lot of Neal’s other work, so didn’t have to think twice when asked to narrate the audiobook. Neal Barrett is a classic writer, one of the finest of our age… Continue reading My narration of Neal Barrett’s THE HEREAFTER GANG — a classic novel!
Joe Lansdale is a great friend and a great writer. I’ve loved the guy, his family, and his work for decades. So when I was asked to narrate the audiobook of Joe’s western/fantasy novel, The Magic Wagon, it was like an answered prayer… Continue reading Joe Lansdale’s THE MAGIC WAGON — The Audiobook!
One of the very first splatterpunk novels was John Skipp and Craig Spector’s The Light at the End, a tale of vampires in the mean streets of New York. For the 25th anniversary of this groundbreaking novel, I was asked to narrate the 12 hour+ unabridged audiobook… Continue reading Skipp & Spector’s LIGHT AT THE END: narration by yours truly…
Raymond Benson is one of our great thriller writers, who, along with his own fine novels, has written a number of James Bond novels, continuing Ian Fleming’s character into the present day. Torment is a horror novel with all the best elements of thriller and love story as well, and I was pleased to narrate the unabridged audiobook… Continue reading Raymond Benson’s TORMENT — Voodoo! Thrills! My voice!
Irving Wallace was one of the bestselling authors of his day, and The Seventh Secret has all the elements that made his work so popular. Set in the mid-80s, it starts with the idea that Hitler and Eva Braun didn’t die in 1945, but survived the end of the war, and are still alive in Berlin… Continue reading I narrate Irving Wallace’s THE SEVENTH SECRET (Is Hitler alive? mmmmaybe…)
If Bill Pronzini’s Gun in Cheek tickled your literary funnybone, Son of Gun in Cheek, the sequel, will cause even more chortles, guffaws, titters and heehaws… Continue reading My narration of SON of Gun in Cheek! Twice the funny!
One of the funniest books I ever read was Gun in Cheek by Bill Pronzini, an examination of really bad mystery fiction from the early part of the twentieth century. Filled with lengthy quotations from the works of “alternative genius” themselves, it was a yuckfest for readers and writers alike. So when I was asked if I wanted to narrate an unabridged audiobook of the title… Continue reading My narration of Bill Pronzini’s hilarious GUN IN CHEEK!
Writer Stephen C. Ormsby does a “Wednesday Wordsmith” feature on his blog, and the Wordsmith of the Week happens to be yours truly. Check it out here, and thanks to Stephen!