Examples of popular audio books from 2014 include "The Silkworm" by Robert Galbraith and "Station Eleven" by Emily St. John Mandel. Other examples are "Mr. Mercedes" by Stephen King and "Stone mattress" by Margaret Atwood.
The audio version of "The Silkworm" is narrated by Robert Glenister and published by Hachette Audio. In this book, private investigator Cormoran Strike is called in to investigate a case involving a missing author. The author's wife assumes that he has simply gone off by himself for a few days, which is not unusual. However, the deeper the investigation becomes, the more obvious it is to Strike that something is awry. When the author is found murdered in a brutal fashion, Strike must find the killer.
"Station Eleven" is narrated by Kirsten Potter. This book mainly takes place after the collapse of civilization and tells the story of a Hollywood star and a group of actors that roam the Great Lakes area. This traveling band of actors performs Shakespeare and music for the communities of survivors. "Station Eleven" moves back and forth between different time periods, and the characters encounter strange twists of fate as they risk everything for the sake of art and humanity.