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Scruffy
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Great Audiobook Narrators
Normally, this isn’t something I really focus on, but I’ve been listening to John Ringo’s Black Tide Rising series and Tristan Morris is amazing as a narrator. He does an extremely good job with different accents, ranging from southern US to British, Canadians, French, and what I assume to be Nepalese (there are Gurkhas in the story).

Anyone else have a narrator that really stood out as making the listen even better?


ETA: This is a different topic for this board.
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Tigris
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re: Great Audiobook Narrators
I haven't heard the one you mentioned but Tom Stechschulte is very good. He did No Country for Old Men, the Road, Shutter Island, and The Left Hand of Darkness; that I've noticed so far.


TigerNutwhack
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Christian Rummel is an insanely good narrator. His voice work is such that you can instantly tell who's talking simply by what voice he uses.

He also narrates a lot of sci-fi, so I get to listen to him a lot.


Scruffy
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Christian Rummel is an insanely good narrator. His voice work is such that you can instantly tell who's talking simply by what voice he uses.
Tristan Morris is the same.

You can differentiate males from females and individual males and females from each other. I can easily tell who the character is based on the voice work.

That doesn’t touch on his accents.
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SLafourche07
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re: Great Audiobook Narrators
Tim Gerard Reynolds.

Red Rising narrator.

Goat.


McLemore
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re: Great Audiobook Narrators
ditto on Tom. I love Scott Brick too.

Lee Horsley, the guy who did Lonesome Dove, was awesome, except he talked too loud for Woodrow Call. It was the perfect voice. Just too damned loud.
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Palo Gaucho
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re: Great Audiobook Narrators
Jonathon Keeble is great as Bernard Cornwell's Utrid and his Arthur series.


WhiskeyBusiness
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re: Great Audiobook Narrators
He's great in the Theft of Swords trilogy and the other works by Sullivan

Him and Simon Vance from the Locke Lamora series are my favorites


FreddieMac
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re: Great Audiobook Narrators
RC Bray is one of the best. He has narrated some really good books including the Martin and the Expeditionary force series.

Scott Brick is very good as well.



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Scruffy
American Gods had a cast of about 6 people for their audiobook

i highly recommend it


BordyLSU
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re: Great Audiobook Narrators
Yes, Simon Vance is great. Narrates the Ian Fleming Bond series and Girl with Dragon Tattoo. I also think Michael Beck for Grisham novels and Will Patton for James Lee Burkes Dave Robicheaux series are great.


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re: Great Audiobook Narrators
Frank Muller is great. Have heard him do Moby Dick and All The Pretty Horses.


Tigris
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re: Great Audiobook Narrators
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American Gods had a cast of about 6 people for their audiobook

i highly recommend it


Absolutely, it's really well done. Neil Gaiman is in the cast and he may be the best author/narrator there is.

Simon Vance has been mentioned and I like him. He did all 20 of the Master and Commander series.


TheGooner
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re: Great Audiobook Narrators
My favorites are:

John Lee
Scott Brick
Simon Vance
Dennis Boutsikaris
Will Patton


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Mikey Ballgame
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re: Great Audiobook Narrators
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Frank Muller is great. Have heard him do Moby Dick and All The Pretty Horses.


Also did many of Stephen King's Dark Tower books. Shame he wasn't around to finish the series.


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purpletiger006
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re: Great Audiobook Narrators
Stephen Pacey from The First Law Trilogy

And

Tim Herard Reynolds in anything

These guys are two of my favorites! I never get tired of listening to these guys!


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AtticusOSullivan
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Luke Daniels
Michael Kramer
George Guidall


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Jonathon Keeble is great as Bernard Cornwell's Utrid and his Arthur series.

I agree with this one.


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biglego
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Robin Sachs was phenomenal with this book. I’ve listened to it three times, even though it’s big. Just the perfect voice for English history.


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biglego
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This audiobook is also a pleasure to listen to thanks to the whimsical voice of the narrator.


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