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Mr. Masseurs delivers a splendid debut thriller with fantasy, horror, and psychological mystery overtones. Michael wakes up Sunday morning at the beach house his family is visiting. Surprisingly, his wife and daughter are already up and gone with no note. He tosses it off and takes his morning run, curious why he’s not seeing any people out and about. Michael realizes he is alone but decides to wait, hoping his family will return. Shops, gas stations, car dealerships, etc., are open, but no one is there.

Focusing on survival, he goes through a series of flying high, happy, depressed, missing his family, and taking up new hobbies to stay engaged. He looks for his wife and daughter everywhere, not understanding how this could occur. He discovers a young girl who reminds him of his daughter, but this world is unsafe. Something unseen is close by, especially at night. Michael holds on dearly to the familiar with references to his family during internal conversations. 

A Day In The Life makes one think about what they might do if they awoke alone in a familiar place, like their home. The character development of Michael is superb, with his emotional upheaval, determination, tenacity, and love relatable. When pushed to the very end of his senses, he makes a choice that many people might question.

The audio rendition by David Piper was outstanding. He delivers consistent, intense emotion and brings Michael’s internal torment to life. There were no issues with the audiobook quality other than it ended perfectly but too soon.

About the Author

Andrew Masseurs has been writing, drawing and telling stories since he was a young child. Perhaps it was inevitable that he would fall into grappling with words, language and music as his creative loves. He is privileged to share his work with a large and welcoming audience. Get in touch to discover more about his work, writing, songwriting process and future endeavors.

Andrew lives in Upper Hutt, New Zealand with his wife Hana and four children, Connor, Reuben, Lily and Annabel.

About the Narrator

Smooth, genuine, and unforgettable, David Piper has a voice that is not just memorable; it’s magnetic. With a vocal range that mirrors his warm, intellectual personality, David’s voice effortlessly captures your attention while creating a genuine connection.

David’s journey into the world of voiceover was surprisingly born from his decade of experience as an operating partner in the service industry. Armed with a foundation in theater and public speaking, he took center stage, using his unique gift for forging connections and captivating his audiences to train an entire company. 

It was here that David’s dormant passion for performance and acting resurfaced. He decided to indulge his love for storytelling by recording audiobooks in his spare time, a hobby fueled by the joy of performing. Little did he know that this passion project would soon eclipse his thriving career in the restaurant business. 

The demand for his storytelling prowess soared, and David found himself on a new trajectory—one that led him straight into the heart of the voiceover industry. With unwavering determination, he took the plunge into this captivating world and hasn’t looked back since.

With his innate ability to capture the complexities of each project, David tailors his voice to resonate with your intended audience, regardless of the project: commercial, advertisement, e-learning module, promo, trailers, corporate narration, radio imaging, engaging podcasts, informative explainer videos, IVR systems, immersive audiobooks, or something else, you can rest assured that your message won’t just be heard—it will be profoundly felt. His portfolio boasts a diverse range of collaborations with renowned names such as UFC, Grammarly, Peugeot, DC Comics, Jägermeister, KFC, Shell, and more.

Over the years, David has developed a profound sense of artistic and emotional intelligence, thanks to his college studies in psychology and etymology, which allowed him to navigate scientific jargon and imaginative concepts effortlessly. Under the guidance of esteemed VO mentors and coaches, David continuously refined his skills, ensuring unwavering commitment to every project.

When he’s not recording, you’ll often find David unwinding at the beach near his home in the south of Spain. He can often be found sipping his favorite cocktail (an Old-Fashioned), exploring new restaurant hot spots with his wife, exploring with his three kids, or cheering on his home team, the Dallas Cowboys.

When you choose David, you’re in for a blend of professionalism and innovation. Drawing from his extensive industry experience, David immerses himself in his clients’ visions, relishing in the collaborative creative process. He then adds his distinctive touch, diving deep into the specific connection the clients are after to transition seamlessly from comforting to commanding, alluring to authoritative.

When you’re ready to captivate your audience with a voice that forges authentic connections, connect with David Piper. Immerse your audience in his unique blend of brilliance, charisma, and charm.

Contact David today and experience a project that truly resonates.

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