David Bendena

David Bendena is an actor and a musician based in the Midwest. His theatre experience over the past twenty years has taken him to stages throughout Chicago, Kansas City, and Michigan. He is very proud to be a member of the Actors Equity Association and to be a Resident Artist with the Purple Rose Theatre Company.

  • Mrs. Sherlock Holmes

    By Brad Ricca

    Read by David Bendena

    The True Story of New York City's Greatest Female Detective and the 1917 Missing Girl Case That Captivated a Nation

    The award-winning true story of a woman who became a legendary New York City crime fighter

    Kirkus Star Recipient for Books of Exceptional Merit; A 2017 True Crime Book for Summer, The New York Times Sunday Book Review; - Awards

    Released June 5, 2018
    English, Unabridged

  • Hunt for the Skinwalker

    By Colm A. Kelleher, Ph.D and George Knapp

    Read by David Bendena

    Science Confronts the Unexplained at a Remote Ranch in Utah

    The chillingly true story of the science behind previously unexplained phenomena.

    "An interesting and sometimes frightening narrative of events..." - Booklist

    Released October 3, 2017
    English, Unabridged

  • River Under the Road

    By Scott Spencer

    Read by David Bendena

    A Novel

    A stunning, stinging portrait of class and creativity - and the double-edged sword of success.

    "Spencer's novel makes some trenchant observations about love and loss, about growing up and growing apart..." - Kirkus Reviews

    Released June 27, 2017
    English, Unabridged

  • H.H. Holmes

    By Adam Selzer

    Read by David Bendena

    The True History of the White City Devil

    Discover the truth behind the killing spree that peaked during the 1893 World's Fair in Chicago.

    "...comprehensive, compelling, and surprising." - Booklist, Starred Review

    Released April 4, 2017
    English, Unabridged

  • Loner

    By Teddy Wayne

    Read by David Bendena

    A Novel

    Loner turns the traditional campus novel on its head as it explores gender politics and class.

    "Stunning—and profoundly disconcerting… a novel as absorbing as it is devastating." - Kirkus Reviews (starred review)

    Released September 13, 2016
    English, Unabridged

  • The Letter Writer

    By Dan Fesperman

    Read by David Bendena

    A Novel

    Cain moves his life to New York, only to meet a strange man with a past as mysterious as his own.

    “Intelligent . . . The likable and well-drawn [protagonist] will go over well with readers, especially those fond of historicals.” - Publishers Weekly

    Released May 31, 2016
    English, Unabridged