Authors’ Comments

  • “OMG!!! Amazing. Oh, you NAILED it! Such inflection, clarity, compassion, love, depth. Wow” –Patricia Raybon, “Undivided”
  • I love the way you read my story. What a great voice you have! Amazing!” Mary Bevan, “Buying Time”


  • Audiofile: 

              “read with sensitivity and feeling.”  

  • The Booklist Reader:  “Top Ten Titles for April 2016” 

            “This light whodunit is made especially charming with Althens’ spot-on narration. By differentiating pitch and tone and using regional accents for all ages and genders, she produces a cast of fully recognized and           distinct, quirky characters. A steady pacing keeps listeners engaged during this rollicking, fun ride.”


                  “Suzie Althens gave just the right inflections to Patricia’s despair over her daughter’s                                                      choices, putting the right emotional edge in her voice.” 

  • Audible:    

Suzie Althens does a fantastic job at distinguishing the variety of characters. Her voicing of Bly is soft spoken and during the stages of deception the voice becomes passive and lacks tone, which is ideal for capturing what it may have been like for Bly trying to convince people she is mentally disturbed. It’s a great performance.”

 “I felt as if Nellie Bly were telling her story in a recording.”

 “The narrator of Ten Days in a  Madhouse has a wonderful voice. She is able to convey not only emotions, but also the state of mind of the characters

  • Bibliophone  

                    “A great story by Mary, narrated perfectly by Suzie.”       


  • Learning Ally: “Suzie always delivers the best work and is a pleasure to work with.”
  • Patrick Fraley, teacher, performer:“Suzie has this almost spooky ability to slip into the skin of characters, and compel her listeners to join in the journey of divining the author’s efforts.”