David Colacci

David Colacci has been an actor and a director for over thirty years, performing coast-to-coast in lead roles of plays by a variety of playwrights. He has worked as a narrator for over fifteen years. He has won AudioFile Earphones Awards, earned Audie nominations, and been included on Best of Year lists by such publications as Publishers Weekly, AudioFile magazine, and Library Journal. He currently lives in New York with his wife and children.

  • Flowering Judas

    By Jane Haddam

    Read by David Colacci

    A Gregor Demarkian Novel

    A mind-bending murder mystery from Edgar and Anthony Award Finalist Jane Haddam.

    “Immediately grabs listeners with narrator David Colacci’s achingly painful rendition of a grieving mother…Colacci propels the story forward with briskly paced portrayals of diverse and timely characters…expert performance..." - AudioFile

    Released October 18, 2011
    English, Unabridged

  • Blood in the Water

    By Jane Haddam

    Read by David Colacci

    A Gregor Demarkian Novel

    Gregor Demarkian is back in a mind-bending murder case from Edgar Award Finalist Jane Haddam.

    Starred review. "Narrator David Colacci's outstanding interpretation of the many characters involved, almost all of them being potential suspects, aptly creates a voice that fits the personality of each - young or old, male or female." - Sound Commentary

    Released March 27, 2012
    English, Unabridged

  • Hearts of Sand

    By Jane Haddam

    Read by David Colacci

    A Gregor Demarkian Novel

    Gregor Demarkian investigates a 30-year-old unsolved disappearance and a new, brutal murder.

    Released September 3, 2013
    English, Unabridged

  • Fighting Chance

    By Jane Haddam

    Read by David Colacci

    A Gregor Demarkian Novel

    Gregor Demarkian seeks to clear an old friend’s name in the latest thrilling novel from Jane Haddam.

    "Haddam is known for her clever mysteries, but the true pleasure of the audio is in Colacci’s fine reading. The Armenian names and accented voices become poetry in his performance, while the gossipy old women who oversee community life are particularly well characterized and amusing." - Booklist (audio review)

    Released October 14, 2014
    English, Unabridged

  • Quoth the Raven

    By Jane Haddam

    Read by David Colacci

    On Halloween, college students get rowdy and the faculty gets killed.

    "[Haddam] sets her holiday scenes with colorful detail." - The New York Times

    Released October 4, 2016
    English, Unabridged

  • Summer Lies

    By Bernhard Schlink and Carol Brown Janeway (translator)

    Read by David Colacci

    Seven provocative short stories from Bernhard Schlink, the bestselling author of The Reader.

    "...are compelling and affecting, for Schlink, like a surgeon, delves tissue by tissue into the human psyche until the pretense in which we wrap ourselves lies bare." - The Washington Independent Review of Books

    Released August 14, 2012
    English, Unabridged

  • On a Beam of Light

    By Jennifer Berne

    Illustrated by Vladimir Radunsky

    Read by David Colacci

    A Story of Albert Einstein

    Starred review. "Richly imagined, beautifully designed, impressionistic..." - School Library Journal

    Three stars. “The impressionistically-styled iconographic-animated adaptation On a Beam of Light, based on the 2013 book by author Jennifer Berne and illustrator Vladimir Radunsky, centers on world-renowned genius Albert Einstein… recommended” - Video Librarian

    Released June 23, 2015
    English, Unabridged