Simon Vance is the critically acclaimed narrator of over 700
audiobooks, winner of 53 AudioFile Earphones Awards, and a 12-time Audie
Award recipient. Simon was named a “Golden Voice” by AudioFile magazine,
and Booklist magazine named him its very first “Voice of Choice.”
Some of his bestselling and most critically acclaimed
performances include Bring Up the Bodies by Hilary Mantel (an Audie
winner and of which the author said: “No author could hope for a more faithful
and imaginative audio version”), and Rod: The Autobiography by Rod Stewart (who tweeted: “It’s hilarious. The tone of his voice is perfect!”).
Other well-known titles include The King’s Speech by
Mark Logue and Peter Conradi, Ian Fleming’s Casino Royale, Oscar Wilde’s The Picture of Dorian Gray, Patrick O’Brian’s Master and Commander
series (all 21 titles), Frank Herbert’s original Dune series, and Stieg
Larsson’s Millennium series
of books (beginning with The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo).
In addition to his extensive narration work, Simon also
worked for many years as a BBC Radio presenter and newsreader in London. He currently
splits his time between the San Francisco bay area and Los Angeles, where he
recently appeared in Criminal Minds for CBS.