Blackout – an interview with Liam Gerrard

Posted on 16th November 2016 by Bryony Robertson


Maxine Lennon chatted to Essential Audiobooks narrator, Liam Gerrard, about his new release, Blackout, a gripping young adult novel by Sam Grenfall. “I enjoyed narrating Blackout. It’s intense, and energetic – there are no languishing moments; there’s always something going on, but it’s… Read more »

Brushstrokes in Time – an interview with Caroline McLaughlin

Posted on 4th November 2016 by Bryony Robertson


Maxine Lennon speaks to our talented narrator, Caroline McLaughlin, about Sylvia Vetta’s moving novel.  “I loved it!” says McLaughlin, when asked about her initial reaction to the Brushstrokes in Time script, “I immediately connected with the story, and it was perfect for my voice. Catherine [O’Brien,… Read more »

The perfect Halloween treat…

Posted on 21st October 2016 by Bryony Robertson


Get into the spirit of things this Halloween by downloading our range of spooky audiobooks. With classic ghost stories and nail-biting new releases, you’re guaranteed to get the chills. Listen before bed if you dare. <►>The Hound of the Baskervilles

Essential Audiobooks narrators nominated for prestigious award

Posted on 5th October 2016 by Bryony Robertson

Wow! What a brilliant couple of weeks. We’ve released our two newest additions, the hold-onto-the-edge-of-your-seat thriller, ‘Blackout’, and the heartrending fictional memoir, ‘Brushstrokes in Time’, and have been busily preparing for our upcoming launch events in New York and London.… Read more »


Posted on 19th September 2016 by Bryony Robertson


Are you sitting comfortably? Then we’ll begin…

Posted on 18th September 2016 by Bryony Robertson

Hi! We’re Essential Audiobooks. Welcome to our brand new blog; the start of a thrilling new chapter. We love books. Like, really love them, and we think they deserve to be experienced to the fullest. By hand-selecting the most talented narrators,… Read more »