Bill O’Reilly is King of the Audiobook World


By Richard Horgan Comment

KillingPattonCoverYesterday, Bill O’Reilly stepped into a New York recording studio to start putting together the audiobook for his forthcoming fourth historical-figure-death series. Killing Patton¬†recounts the final days and mysterious December 21, 1945 passing¬†of General George S. Patton.

If the past three years are any indication, O’Reilly will soon be celebrating another remarkable milestone related to this robust sideline career. From a report by

The unabridged audiobook will be published on September 23, 2014, simultaneously with the print edition of the hardcover book, joining Killing Lincoln, the top selling audiobook in the world in 2011, Killing Kennedy, the top selling audiobook in the world in 2012, and Killing Jesus, the top selling audiobook in the world in 2013.

There seems to be no end in sight for this powerful, eminently readable series created by O’Reilly and Orange County, California based co-author Martin Dugard. Currently, there are over seven million hard copies of the first three books in print.

[Jacket cover courtesy: MacMillan U.S.]