Audible has been producing quality original stories and podcast productions that have been a wonderful addition to my typical reading (listening) list.
Here are a few worth dipping into.
In a bizarre case of murder, strange strands of history begin to emerge slowly. Manav, Sarita, and Sandhya are drawn into a universe of intrigue, suspense, and delusion as they navigate a new world. This new system, in which they exist, is an upturned world where womankind is supreme.
Have you ever slathered mustard on a hotdog and thought, “Wow, I sure hope the company that made this condiment isn’t a corrupt tech startup run by a CEO who is a tyrannical chauvinist!” Well, you’re about to…
Hot White Heist follows Jude “Judy” Fink (Bowen Yang) and a crew of misfits from across the LGBTQ+ spectrum as they attempt the stickiest heist in history. Why? To help a lesbian cult finance a top-secret project, of course. Featuring an all-star, all-queer cast, Hot White Heist is the first and only podcast about a sperm bank heist. What else do you need to know?
Mrs Beatrice Dark, the wife of powerful cabinet minister, Joseph Dark, enters the office of a tabloid newspaper and shoots her husband’s enemy, the editor of the tabloid on the eve of World War Two.
A sensational murder trial occurs, with its unfolding secrets, lies and sex scandals, mesmerising the nation…But what is the real reason she killed Steven Hood, the editor?
Hit Job follows Brynn Morris (Keke Palmer), an aspiring artist desperate for a job so she can help her ailing grandmother. As a last resort, she takes a job as an administrative assistant at a company with the motto “Do Bad Things for Good Reasons.” Joining forces with her coworker Geo (Pete Davidson), she unexpectedly gets swept up in a company-wide contest that forces her to question her morals..
Usha is convinced that the Evil Eye was cast upon her daughter, Pallavi, in the womb. What else could have possibly left her driven, career-oriented daughter edging closer and closer to 30 without a prospective husband? But in an unexpected turn of events, Pallavi meets Sandeep, a young Indian-American entrepreneur…but Pallavi is confused to find her mother growing increasingly suspicious of Sandeep…
Paint your toes. Pick up the wrong coffee and bagel order. Drive from Brooklyn to Jersey in traffic so slow you want to tear your hair out. It’s amazing all the useless things I can accomplish while on hold for three hours with customer service. Three hours when I should be getting the Date-in-a-Box website ready to launch at the big business expo in a few days. Except my shiny new website is glitching, and my inner rage-monster is ready to scorch some earth… when he finally picks up…
Jeff Pearlman is a critically-acclaimed sportswriter, with bestselling books about the Mets and the Lakers to his credit, but some ten years ago he found himself out of his element when he came face to face with a murderer. That’s where this insane true crime story begins.