Voice Samples

Short\Simple Voice Samples
Voice Sample Mix

Just a short collection of voice samples taken from several different types of material and including female and youth voices.

Science Fiction and Fantasy
Under a Dark Sky: A Gritty Science Fiction Thriller| Johan M. Dahlgren

The science fiction\fantasy novel Under a Dark Sky, (Worldburner Book1) by Johan M. Dahlgren, brings us this almost noir-like sample. (Includes profanity.)

Space for Hire| William F. Nolan

This is a short sample reading from "Space for Hire", by William F. Nolan. This is a science fiction, noir,comedy novel from the author of "Logan's Run". There are three speaking parts in this section including Sam Space, the damsel, and a drunk Irishman.

Last Days of Thronas| Stuart J. Byrne

A short passage from the first chapter of the 50s pulp science fiction\fantasy classic Last Days of Thronas by Stuart J. Byrne. Mostly narration with a brief appearance by the hero, and the guards who would like to capture him.

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Good Omens| Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett

A short reading from the prologue for the Neil Gaiman\Terry Pratchett fantasy novel "Good Omens". We hear a conversation between two angels at the gates of the Garden of Eden.

Soul Bound (Dweller Saga Book 1)| A.J. Flowers

A brief reading from the sci-fi\fantasy novel Soul Bound, by A.J. Flowers. In this reading there is conflict between the cat-like immortal Cynthia who serves the goddess of ice, and young human male Jakob whose body is the host to Thane, an immortal warrior and assassin.

My Magic Salad Bowl| J.T. Falcon

A quick sample from the novel My Magic Salad Bowl, by J.T. Falcon.

The Camera Never Blinks| Dan Rather

A reading from the introduction to former CBS news correspondent and American journalist Dan Rather's autobiography.  This piece begins a discussion of events occurring between the Watergate break in and the resignation of President Nixon.

Biography/Autobiography
Technical/Industrial/Training
Microsoft Excel 2019 User Guide: Quick and Easy Ways to Master Excel Like a Pro | Michael Philip

A sample passage from the MS Excel user guide, written by Michael Philip.

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Networking Essentials| Microsoft Training Guide

A training guide discussion about device drivers.

Children/Youth
Epic Zero Book One - Tales of a Not-So-Super 6th Grader| R. L. Ullman

This sample includes audio from several different sections of the book. This series is science fiction and adventure for young readers. The audio here is from the version of this book which I completed for Learning Ally. Several characters appear in these sections including male, female, and alien.

Learning Ally produces audiobooks for struggling readers. Below is a sample of their product using my production of this book.

Mysteries/Thrillers
The Wind Guardian| Frank Scozzari

This is a short selection in chapter 1 from the audiobook production of the  Frank Scozzari thriller The Wind Guardian.

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The Last Book You'll Ever Read| Scott Hughes

This is a piece from the story eXhaurio, Inc., one of five stories included in The Last Book You’ll Ever Read, by Scott Hughes. In this sample computer problems take an unexpected turn.

The Historian| Elizabeth Kostova

This piece is from the introduction to the Elizabeth Kostova horror, mystery, and vampire novel "The Historian". In this section we hear the voices of both the female protagonist and her father.

A Room Full of Night| T.R. Kenneth

A reading from the thriller\mystery A Room Full of Night by T. R. Kenneth. In this passage journalist Stag goes to rescue his drunken friend, Harry.

Golgotha Falls| Frank De Felitta

A brief sample from the horror novel Golgotha Falls, by Frank De Felitta, about events in a small Massachusetts town.

Ghost Train| Stephen Laws

A short piece from the horror novel by Stephen Laws, Ghost Train.

Through a Mirror, Darkly| Kevin Lucia

This is a passage from the mystery\thriller Through a Mirror, Darkly, by Kevin Lucia. A Used book store owner is having a conversation with a female employee about a mysterious book of unexplained origin.

Classics
The Secret Life of Walter Mitty| James Thurber

The clip is a piece from the classic James Thurber short story "The Secret Life of Walter Mitty".  Here Walter Mitty, in melodramatic fashion, imagines himself a famous naval commander. 

Comedy/Tragicomedy/Satire
A Confederacy of Dunces| John Kennedy Toole

A short reflection in the voice of Ignatius J. Reilly, the protagonist of John Kennedy Toole's tragicomedy, "A Confederacy of Dunces". In this piece Ignatius considers his circumstances while waiting for his mother.

Expensive Janitor: True Stories of a Trial Lawyer| David N. Pauly

In this clip we hear from David, a lawyer in Albuquerque, New Mexico, who tells us the truth about his profession in the comedic story Expensive Janitor: True Stories of a Trial Lawyer, by David N. Pauly.

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