Lorelei King

Lorelei King
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Lorelei King is an award-winning voice actor who has narrated hundreds of audiobooks and radio programs for BBC.  She has recorded the works of best-selling authors such as Janet Evanovich, Sue Grafton and Patricia Cornwell among others.  She is best known for narrating Evanovich’s hugely popular Stephanie Plum series, Patricia Briggs’ fantasies and Darynda Jones’ paranormal romantic thrillers and young adult novels. (In fact, Jones named a character after her.)  AudioFile magazine praised King for her “impeccable versatility” in performing different writing styles, from Margaret Atwood’s The Edible Woman to Sandra Dallas’ Earphones winning Tallgrass. Her many awards include the 2008 Audies for Female Solo Narration for her narration of Tallgrass by Sandra Dallas, the Radio Times Performer of the Year for her narration of The Blind Assassin by Margaret Atwood, and AudioFile Earphones Awards for her narration of Eleven on Top and Twelve Sharp by Janet Evanovich.  AudioFile also awarded her the Best Voice of 2008.

 

In addition to narration, Lorelei is a television, film and theater actor and provided the voice for many cartoons and video games. She has appeared in and recorded her voice for movies such as Notting Hill and House of Mirth, in television series such as Bob the Builder and Mile High and in theater productions such as A Streetcar Names Desire. The American actor lives in London, where she lives with her husband, actor Vincent Marzello.

 


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Sixth Grave On The Edge by Darynda Jones - Book Trailer

Watch this book trailer for Sixth Grave on the Edge, the sixth Charley Davidson novel from bestselling author Darynda Jones.

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Fifth Grave Past the Light by Darynda Jones (Book Trailer)

Watch the trailer for Fifth Grave Past the Light, the new novel in the Charley Davidson series by author Darynda Jones.

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Fourth Grave Beneath My Feet by Darynda Jones - Audiobook excerpt

Listen to an excerpt from the audiobook for Fourth Grave Beneath My Feet, the new Charley Davidson novel by Darynda Jones, Read by Lorelei King.

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Meet Charley Davidson

Video for First Grave on the Right, the debut novel from Darynda Jones.

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Love in a Nutshell

A book trailer for Love in a Nutshell, from number one bestselling author Janet Evanovich and award-winning author Dorien Kelly.

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The 12 Days of Christmas - Plum Style by Janet Evanovich

The 12 Days of Christmas based on the Between-the-Numbers novels by bestselling author Janet Evanovich.

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Book Trailer for the Kronos Chronicles by Marie Rutkoski

A book trailer for A Cabinet of Wonders and The Celestial Globe, the first two novels in the Kronos Chronicles by author Marie Rutkoski.

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Book Trailer for Breakneck by Erica Spindler

Hot on the heels of their last case, Detectives MC Riggio and Kitt Lundgren are back, to face a monster unlike any they have encountered before, one who strikes very close to home. As the death toll rises and secrets are revealed, each woman must decide what she is willing to risk for justice.

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Fifth Grave Past the Light - Audiobook Excerpt

Listen to an excerpt from the audio book for Fifth Grave Past the Light, the new novel by Darynda Jones

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The Husband List by Janet Evanovich & Dorien Kelly--Audiobook Excerpt

Listen to this audiobook excerpt from the historical romance novel The Husband List, by blockbuster bestselling author Janet Evanovich at Dorien Kelly. The audiobook is read by Lorelei King. Based on the family from the bestselling Love In A Nutshell, The Husband List is the story of an heiress longing to marry for love or not at all.

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Love in a Nutshell by Janet Evanovich and Dorien Kelly--Audiobook Excerpt

Listen to this audiobook excerpt from the romantic suspense novel Love in a Nutshell. Number one bestselling author Janet Evanovich teams up with award-winning author Dorien Kelly to deliver a sparkling novel of romantic suspense, small-town antics, secretive sabotage, and lots and lots of beer. Kate Appleton needs a job. Her husband has left her, she's been fired from her position as a magazine editor, and the only place she wants to go is to her parents' summer house, The Nutshell, in Keene's Harbor, M

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Prepared for Rage by Dana Stabenow--Audiobook Excerpt

Listen to this audiobook excerpt from the suspense thriller novel Prepared for Rage, a nail-biting, straight-from-the-headlines thriller of international suspense from Edgar Award winner and New York Times bestselling author Dana Stabenow. A terrorist filled with resentment...an FBI analyst challenged to be three steps ahead of the intelligence...a Coast Guard captain assigned to keep watch on that very American of symbols from the water...an astronaut who takes her job very seriously... The paths of all of

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Breakneck by Erica Spindler--Audiobook Excerpt

Listen to an audiobook excerpt from Erica Spindler's suspense thriller novel Breakneck, narrated by Lorelei King. A remorseless killer. A string of innocent, clean-cut victims. Detectives M.C. Riggio and Kitt Lundgren must race against a cold-blooded predator who moves at breakneck speed in this heart-pounding thriller from New York Times bestselling author Erica Spindler.

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Third Grave Dead Ahead by Darynda Jones--Audiobook Excerpt

Listen to this audiobook excerpt from Darynda Jones' paranormal mystery novel Third Grave Dead Ahead.

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First Grave on the Right by Darynda Jones--Audiobook Excerpt

Listen to this audiobook excerpt from Darynda Jones' First Grave on the Right, a smashing, award-winning debut novel that introduces Charley Davidson: part-time private investigator and full-time Grim Reaper. Charley sees dead people. That's right, she sees dead people. And it's her job to convince them to "go into the light."

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Second Grave on the Left by Darynda Jones--Audiobook Excerpt

Listen to an excerpt from the audiobook of Second Grave on the Left, the bestselling paranormal mystery novel by Darynda Jones. Charley Davidson, Grim Reaper Extraordinaire, is back in this sexy, suspenseful novel of supernatural shenanigans. When Charley and Cookie, her best friend slash receptionist, have to track down a missing woman, the case is not quite as open and shut as they anticipate.

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Wicked Appetite by Janet Evanovich--Audiobook Excerpt

Listen to this audiobook excerpt for Janet Evanovich's mystery novel Wicked Appetite. Life in Marblehead has had a pleasant predictability, until Diesel arrives. Rumor has it that a collection of priceless ancient relics representing the Seven Deadly Sins have made their way to Boston's North Shore. Partnered with pastry chef Lizzie Tucker, Diesel bullies and charms his way through historic Salem to track them down—and his criminal mastermind cousin Gerewulf Grimorie.

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Plum Spooky by Janet Evanovich--Audiobook Excerpt

Listen to this audiobook excerpt from the hilarious mystery novel Plum Spooky by Janet Evanovich. Evanovich fans rejoice! Stephanie Plum is back in town, along with her sidekick Lula, her Grandma Mazur, and an ever-widening cast of freaks, criminals, deranged felons, and lunatics looking for love. And just when Stephanie thinks her life can't get any more complicated, in walks the mysterious Diesel. A man who seems to show up at the most inconvenient moments.

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Plum Lucky by Janet Evanovich--Audiobook Excerpt

Listen to this audiobook excerpt from Janet Evanovich's mystery novel Plum Lucky. Looking to get lucky? Stephanie Plum is back between-the-numbers and she's looking to get lucky in an Atlantic City hotel room, in a Winnebago, and with a brown-eyed stud who has stolen her heart.

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Lean Mean Thirteen by Janet Evanovich--Audiobook Excerpt

Listen to this audiobook excerpt from Janet Evanovich's mystery novel Lean Mean Thirteen. New secrets, old flames, and hidden agendas are about to send bounty hunter Stephanie Plum on her most outrageous adventure yet!

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Fearless Fourteen by Janet Evanovich--Audiobook Excerpt

Listen to this audiobook excerpt from Janet Evanovich's mystery novel Fearless Fourteen. Personal vendettas, hidden treasure, and a monkey named Carl will send bounty hunter Stephanie Plum on her most explosive adventure yet.

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Twelve Sharp by Janet Evanovich--Audiobook Excerpt

Listen to this audiobook excerpt from Janet Evanovich's mystery novel Twelve Sharp. Welcome to Trenton, New Jersey, where bounty hunter Stephanie Plum's life is about to implode in Janet Evanovich's wildest, hottest novel yet! While chasing down the usual cast of miscreants and weirdoes Stephanie discovers that a crazed woman is stalking her. The woman dresses in black, carries a 9mm Glock, and has a bad attitude and a mysterious connection to dark and dangerous Carlos Manoso ...street name, Ranger.

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Plum Lovin' by Janet Evanovich--Audiobook Excerpt

Listen to this audiobook excerpt from Janet Evanovich's mystery novel Plum Lovin'. From #1 blockbuster bestselling author Janet Evanovich comes a Stephanie Plum novel that takes adventure, action, suspense (and maybe even true love?) to new heights. Mysterious men have a way of showing up in Stephanie Plum's apartment. When the shadowy Diesel appears, he has a task for Stephanie--and he's not taking no for an answer.

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Visions of Sugar Plums by Janet Evanovich--Audiobook Excerpt

Listen to this audiobook excerpt from Janet Evanovich's mystery novel Visions of Sugar Plums, the first Stephanie Plum Between the Numbers Novel. It's five days before Christmas and things are not looking merry for Fugitive Apprehension Agent Stephanie Plum. She hasn't got a tree. She hasn't bought any presents. The malls are jam-packed with staggering shoppers. There's not a twinkle light anywhere to be seen in her apartment. And there's a strange man in her kitchen.

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Eleven on Top by Janet Evanovich--Audiobook Excerpt

Listen to an audiobook excerpt from Janet Evanovich's #1 New York Times bestselling Eleven on Top, narrated by Lorelei King. Stephanie Plum is thinking her career as a fugitive apprehension agent has run its course. She's been shot at, spat at, cussed at, fire-bombed, mooned, and attacked by dogs. Time for a change, Stephanie thinks. Time to find the kind of job her mother can tell her friends about without making the sign of the cross. So Stephanie Plum quits.

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Ten Big Ones by Janet Evanovich--Audiobook Excerpt

Listen to this audiobook excerpt from Janet Evanovich's mystery novel Ten Big Ones. Janet Evanovich is the hottest author in America, and her Stephanie Plum novels have taken the nation by storm!

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Seven Up by Janet Evanovich--Audiobook Excerpt

Listen to this audiobook excerpt from Janet Evanovich's mystery novel Seven Up. Semiretired mob guy Eddie DeCooch is caught trafficking contraband cigarettes through Trenton, New Jersey. When DeCooch fails to show for a court appearance, bond enforcement agent Stephanie Plum is assigned the task of finding him and dragging his decrepit ass back to jail. Not such an easy job, it turns out, since DeCooch has learned a lot of tricks over the years and isn't afraid to use his gun.

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Tallgrass by Sandra Dallas--Audiobook Excerpt

Listen to this audiobook excerpt from Sandra Dallas' novel Tallgrass. During Word War II, a family finds life turned upside down when the government opens a Japanese internment camp in their small Colorado town. After a young girl is murdered, all eyes (and suspicions) turn to the newcomers, the interlopers, the strangers. Part thriller, part historical novel, Tallgrass is a riveting exploration of the darkest---and best---parts of the human heart.

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To the Nines by Janet Evanovich--Audiobook Excerpt

Listen to this audiobook excerpt from Janet Evanovich's mystery novel To the Nines.

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Full Blast by Janet Evanovich and Charlotte Hughes--Audiobook Excerpt

Listen to this audiobook excerpt from Full Blast, a romantic suspense novel by Janet Evanovich and Charlotte Hughes. Full Blast is the next in the hot series featuring Max Holt and Jamie Swift—filled with even more fast-paced action, crazy characters, steamy sex, suspense, and non-stop hilarity.

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Full Speed by Janet Evanovich and Charlotte Hughes--Audiobook Excerpt

Listen to an excerpt from the romantic suspense novel Full Speed, by Janet Evanovich and Charlotte Hughes. This audiobook, read by Lorelei King, is brimming with nonstop action, quirky characters, sexy hijinks, and sharp humor.

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Hard Eight by Janet Evanovich--Audiobook Excerpt

The stakes get higher, the crimes get nastier, the chases get faster, and the men get hotter. This time Stephanie, Morelli, Ranger, Lula, Valerie, and Grandma Mazur are strapped in for the ride of their lives. Stephanie is hired to find a missing child. But things aren't always as they seem and Stephanie must determine if she's working for the right side of the law. Plus, there's the Morelli question: can a Jersey girl keep her head on straight when more than just bullets are aimed for her heart? And wit

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Full Tilt by Janet Evanovich and Charlotte Hughes--Audiobook Excerpt

Listen to this audiobook excerpt from the romantic suspense novel Full Tilt by #1 bestselling author Janet Evanovich and Charlotte Hughes.

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Full House by Janet Evanovich--Audiobook Excerpt

Listen to this audiobook excerpt for Janet Evanovich's romantic suspense novel Full House. Filled with Evanovich's trademark style and wit, Full House is romantic suspense with a twist...

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The Cabinet of Wonders by Marie Rutkoski--audiobook excerpt

Hear an adiobook excerpt from Marie Rutkoski's The Cabinet of Wonders, read by Lorelei King. In this children's novel, Petra Kronos has a simple, happy life, but when a prince steals her father's eyes, she embarks on a dangerous adventure. Learn more about this middle-grade fiction book at http://us.macmillan.com/thecabinetofwonders/ Read about author Marie Rutkoski at http://us.macmillan.com/author/marierutkoski Read about narrator Lorelei King at http://us.macmillan.com/author/loreleiking

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A Child's Book of Prayers - Book & CD set

Michael Hague, Editor and Illustrator
Macmillan Young Listeners

A beautifully illustrated, best-selling collection of traditional prayers.


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The Scrambled States of America (Book & CD Set)

Laurie Keller; Illustrated by the author
Macmillan Young Listeners

Packed with madcap humor and whimsical illustrations, this quirky story will make learning geography as much fun as taking a vacation.


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The Full Box
Janet Evanovich's Full Series
Janet Evanovich and Charlotte Hughes; Read by Lorelei King
Macmillan Audio

The first four New York Times bestselling Full audios by Janet Evanovich and Charlotte Hughes now available in a boxed-set CD edition


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A Necessary Evil

Alex Kava; Read by Lorelei King
Macmillan Audio

In this gut-wrenching thriller, FBI profiler Maggie O'Dell investigates a killing spree of Catholic priests across America.


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