• James Simenc
  • Youthful, Relatable, Smart.
  • Gender: Male
  • Location: CA, United States
  • Website: www.JamesSimenc.com
  • Available for: Royalty Share or Unspecified

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Love and Lawlessness in the Wild West

Category : Fiction
Language : English
Gender : Male
Accent : American-Western
Vocal Style : Male narrating a female part
Performance Notes
In enemy territory, two lovers strategize under cover of darkness. Styles: Mexican Accent, Female, Male, Western, Cowboy, Loving, Tension, Dialogue. Excerpt from "Ride Harder" by Gordon Rottman.

They're After Us! -- YA Action Sequence

Category : Teens
Language : English
Gender : Male
Accent : American-General American
Vocal Style : Youthful
Performance Notes
Bernard and his friends are under attack! Styles: Action, Adventure, Young Adult, Quirky, High-Stakes, Nerdy. Excerpt from "Coverup" by Bruce E. Arrington.

A Life Well-Lived

Category : Science Fiction & Fantasy
Language : English
Gender : Male
Accent : American-General American
Vocal Style : Warm
Performance Notes
A time traveling teen visits the deathbed of a friend, now old and with an entire lifetime behind him. Styles: Old man, sentimental, touching, dramatic, sad, young adult.

A Teenage Argument

Category : Fiction
Language : English
Gender : Male
Accent : American-General American
Vocal Style : Sarcastic
Performance Notes
Bernard is smart, observant, and annoyed. It's time to confront his friend Michael. Styles: Dialogue, Young Adult, Teen, Sarcastic, Compelling.

Snarky and Fed Up with Adults

Category : Fiction
Language : English
Gender : Male
Accent : American-General American
Vocal Style : Snarky
Performance Notes
A snarky, sarcastic teenager is getting his way no matter what. Comedic and dramatic rolled into one. Styles: Young adult, teenager, snarky, sarcastic, confrontational.

Mexican Standoff

Category : Fiction
Language : English
Gender : Male
Accent : American-Western
Vocal Style : Cowboy
Performance Notes
A gunslinger, a Texas Ranger, a renegade general, and a Mexican beauty square off. Who walks away rich and who walks away dead? Accents: Texan, Western, Mexican, Confrontation, Anger, Female, Male.

Off-Kilter Thriller

Category : Mysteries & Thrillers
Language : English
Gender : Male
Accent : American-General American
Vocal Style : Versatile
Performance Notes
A strange high-schooler. A kidnapping. A thrilling mystery. What you don’t know can indeed hurt you... Styles: Thriller, First-Person Narrator, Teen, Quirky, Unhinged, Dramatic, Engaging, Interior Monologue. Excerpt from "The Aparting" by R.K. Howard.

James Simenc is a Los Angeles based actor, writer, singer, and producer. He is a regular sketch actor for CONAN on TBS, and recently returned from a stint in New York performing with the Blue Man Group. He is the creator and host of DIGITS, a podcast about numbers and us, named a "Must Listen" show of 2017 by IndieWire. Listen now at www.DigitsPodcast.com . NARRATOR'S NOTE: I grew up an avid reader, but more than that, I was raised listening to stories read aloud. Most nights before bed I grabbed my pillow and ran to the couch where I'd curl up next to my siblings, falling asleep as my mom read from a novel or my dad spun a magical tall tale of his own invention. The best stories lived behind closed eyelids. As a narrator my goal is simple: to inspire a bit of that same innocent wonder in the listener. To read directly to them. Something intriguing. Something dramatic. Something magical. To take them on an adventure all their own. So grab your pillow, close your eyes, and let me tell you a story... ---
AUDIOBOOK CREDITS INCLUDE: Ride Harder, by Gordon Rottman The Hardest Ride, by Gordon Rottman Kidnapped: The Phalanx Blood Series Part I, by Bruce E. Arrington Over a Barrel: The Phalanx Blood Series Part II, by Bruce E. Arrington Coverup: The Phalanx Blood Series Part III, by Bruce E. Arrington Pay Up or Fall Behind: The Phalanx Blood Series Part IV, by Bruce E. Arrington The Aparting, by R.K. Howard The Keeper's Calling (Keeper's Saga Book 1), by Kelly Nelson The Keeper's Quest (Keeper's Saga Book 2), by Kelly Nelson The Keeper's Defiance (Keeper's Saga Book 3), by Kelly Nelson The Keeper's Council (Keeper's Saga Book 4), by Kelly Nelson Attack of the Zombie Bats (Zombie Bats Book 1), by Sonny Collins Return of the Zombie Bats (Zombie Bats Book 2), by Sonny Collins Revenge of the Zombie Bats (Zombie Bats Book 3), by Sonny Collins Curse of the Zombie Bats (Zombie Bats Book 4), by Sonny Collins
PRAISE FOR "KIDNAPPED" "James Simenc's performance hit the mark in almost every way... His demeanor can go from tongue-in-cheek to serious, to scared, and to simmering rage in an instant. -Sky's End (Audible Listener) PRAISE FOR "THE APARTING" “Brilliant. So brilliant.” - Kristen (Audible Listener) “Brilliant performance…The narration was excellent.” - E. Anderson (Audible Listener) “James Simenc sounds like he is channeling A deranged Jesse Eisenberg in his narration, which is so good!” - Steve H. Caldwell (Audible Listener) PRAISE FOR "THE KEEPER'S SAGA" “The narrator James Simenc was a perfect choice…[the] narration expertly done… Hoping that he continues with the following books in this series.” - Joan Pavlick, AudioBookReviewer.com “I loved it…The narrator was AWESOME!” - Quibecca (Audible Listener) “I normally don't listen to audio books, because I'm always afraid of what the narrator will sound like…but [James Simenc] was actually pretty great…I'm excited for the next books!” - Natalie (Audible Listener) PRAISE FOR "THE HARDEST RIDE" "Riveting." - Lou A. Peirce (Audible Listener) “I listen to many books on tape and this one was truly great. I could not stop the tape…” - Kenneth (Audible Listener) "This author and reader make an amazing duo." - Kathy W. (Audible Listener) ---

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