"If you can’t get Kate Reading, Barrie Kreinik or Saskia Maarleveld,
then USE A BRITISH NARRATOR."
Barrie Kreinik is an audiobook narrator with titles produced by
Penguin Random House, Macmillan, HarperCollins, Tantor, Audible, and AudioGO.
She specializes in accents and dialects, especially those of the British Isles.
Click the sound links below to hear samples from some of Barrie's audiobooks.
Barrie's accent skills were the subject of AudioFile's podcast, Behind the Mic.
Click here to listen to Robin Whitten and Jo Reed discuss
Barrie's narration of The Secret Guests by Benjamin Black.
The Shadow Land - Elizabeth Kostova
The English Wife - Lauren Willig
Turning Darkness Into Light - Marie Brennan
The Dressmaker's Dowry - Meredith Jaeger
Murder on Millionaire's Row - Erin Lindsey
The Family Next Door - Sally Hepworth
Click here to read Barrie's narrator profile on the Hasty Book List.
Click here to read an interview with Barrie on Macmillan's audiobook blog.
Barrie is thrilled to have been one of over thirty narrators who contributed to the
Odyssey- and Audie-award-winning audiobook Sadie by Courtney Summers.
Click here for a glimpse of Barrie and other narrators in the studio!
Below is a selection of Barrie's audiobook titles and accompanying reviews.
Click the images to view the items on Amazon.
Barrie has received fan mail about her narration of Lynda Cohen Loigman's debut novel, The Two-Family House!
Mary writes: "I just wanted to let you know how much I LOVED your narration of this audio book.....you made every character come to life! I knew who each character was at all times, and I especially loved Helen.
Rajni writes: "Your narration (accents, pacing, etc.) was absolutely superb. I haven't listened to many audiobooks, but I got so much enjoyment from listening to your narration that I'm looking forward to exploring more of them. Keep up the fantastic work!"
Check out a sample of Barrie's narration of the book below.
The Two-Family House - Linda Cohen Loigman