Best Audio Fiction Shows Completed In 2023

Out of the hundreds—if not thousands—of audiodramas, audiobooks, and fiction podcasts that completed in 2023, I recommend these to you. Each of these previously appeared in one (or more) of the issues of the newsletter, which I assume you are already subscribed to. But if not, fix that. Each week I send out a list of recently completed series, recent season finales, as well as show returning in a few days or weeks for a new season. Click the title of any show to get more information, including links to listen via a couple dozen different listening apps beyond the usual suspects.
Ad Lucem - complete series
Ad Lucem - complete series
Dramatized scifi thriller
Listening time:
4h 47m
Build a Prince - complete series
Build a Prince - complete series
Dramatized Christmas rom-com
Listening time:
1h 37m
Candy Claus, Private Eye - Season 1 finale
Candy Claus, Private Eye - Season 1 finale
Dramatized Christmas comedy mystery
Listening time:
2h 57m
Conference Call - complete series
Conference Call - complete series
Dramatized satirical comedy
Listening time:
3h 4m
Dark Sanctum - Season 1 finale
Dark Sanctum - Season 1 finale
Dramatized horror thriller
Listening time:
2h 29m
Desert Skies - Season 1 finale
Desert Skies - Season 1 finale
Dramatized fantasy/comedy
Listening time:
6h 37m
Deviser - complete series
Deviser - complete series
Dramatized horror
Listening time:
2h 42m
Everyone’s Happy - Season 1 finale
Everyone’s Happy - Season 1 finale
Dramatised scifi
Listening time:
4h 48m
Goodbye Blue Mondays - Season 1 finale
Goodbye Blue Mondays - Season 1 finale
Dramatized absurdist scifi comedy
Listening time:
2h 18m
Hajmiin - complete series
Hajmiin - complete series
Narrated fantasy soundscape
Listening time:
1h 13m
Hannahpocalypse - Season 1 finale
Hannahpocalypse - Season 1 finale
Dramatized horror comedy
Listening time:
6h 10m
IN THE CARDS - complete series
IN THE CARDS - complete series
Dramatized existential romantic comedy
Listening time:
4h 25m
Jump Leads - Season 1 finale
Jump Leads - Season 1 finale
Dramatized scifi comedy
Listening time:
3h 26m
Leaving Corvat - Season 1 finale
Leaving Corvat - Season 1 finale
Dramatized urban fantasy
Listening time:
3h 56m
Leaving Corvat - Season 2 finale
Leaving Corvat - Season 2 finale
Dramatized surreal post-modern urban fantasy travelogue
Listening time:
3h 48m
Liars & Leeches - Season 1 finale
Liars & Leeches - Season 1 finale
Dramatized supernatural horror
Listening time:
4h 08m
Midst - Season 1 finale
Midst - Season 1 finale
Narrated trippy scifi fantasy series
Listening time:
7h 10m
Murphy - Season 1 finale
Murphy - Season 1 finale
Dramatized scifi
Listening time:
5h 31m
Old Gods of Appalachia - Season 3 finale
Old Gods of Appalachia - Season 3 finale
Narrated horror anthology
Listening time:
27h 15m
Petrified - Season 3 finale
Petrified - Season 3 finale
Dramatized horror anthology
Listening time:
13h 47m
Prestige - Season 1 finale
Prestige - Season 1 finale
Dramatized historical fiction
Listening time:
1h 25m
Scott Sigler Slices: SLAY - Season 1 finale
Scott Sigler Slices: SLAY - Season 1 finale
Narrated scifi horror
Listening time:
17h 28m
Spire - Season 1 finale
Spire - Season 1 finale
Dramatized scifi
Listening time:
9h 16m
TAGGED - complete series
TAGGED - complete series
Dramatized fiction
Listening time:
4h 39m
The Dial-Up - Season 2 finale
The Dial-Up - Season 2 finale
Dramatized Sci-Fi Comedy
Listening time:
1h 43m
The Lesser Dead - complete series
The Lesser Dead - complete series
Dramatized thriller
Listening time:
3h 53m
The Nebulous Saga - complete series
The Nebulous Saga - complete series
Dramatized scifi
Listening time:
0h 58m
The Rat King - complete series
The Rat King - complete series
Dramatized urban fantasy thriller
Listening time:
4h 25m
The Timekeeper: Win or Die - complete series
The Timekeeper: Win or Die - complete series
Dramatized horror thriller
Listening time:
2h 03m
The Truth - complete series
The Truth - complete series
Dramatized fiction anthology
Listening time:
72h 08m
Transmissions From Colony One - Season 5 finale
Transmissions From Colony One - Season 5 finale
Dramatized hard scifi series
Listening time:
19h 58m
Two Dead Girls in Jubeliene - complete series
Two Dead Girls in Jubeliene - complete series
Dramatized mystery thriller
Listening time:
6h 24m
Underwood and Flinch - Season 4 finale
Underwood and Flinch - Season 4 finale
Narrated horror
Listening time:
60h 13m
Unwell, a Midwestern Gothic Mystery - complete series
Unwell, a Midwestern Gothic Mystery - complete series
Dramatized gothic mystery
Listening time:
29h 24m
We're Alive - Season 7 finale
We're Alive - Season 7 finale
Dramatized horror thriller
Listening time:
78h 06m
Zoinks! - Season 1 finale
Zoinks! - Season 1 finale
Dramatized comedy mystery
Listening time:
2h 37m

Do you know of a great-sounding show that should be in this collection? Shoot us a note! We're always on the hunt for high-quality audio fiction shows to add to our directory and collections just like this!