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  • Chris Barnes
  • Narrator
  • Audiobook narrator, commerical and home studio available.
  • Gender: Male
  • Location: [UK] Scotland, United Kingdom
  • Website: Dynamic-ram.co.uk
  • Available for: Royalty Share,Royalty Share Plus or $200-$400 PFH
The Rot

Category : Science Fiction & Fantasy
Language : English
Gender : Male
Accent : British-General British
Vocal Style : Storyteller
Performance Notes
This is a first person narration sample from The Rot by Paul Kane

GodBomb! Inside The Mind Of Twitch

Category : Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
Language : English
Gender : Male
Accent : British-General Scottish
Vocal Style : Storyteller
Performance Notes
Twitch is an alcoholic, trapped in a church with a suicide bomber - this is his internal dialogue.

A is for Antichrist

Category : Literature & Fiction
Language : English
Gender : Male
Accent : British-General Scottish
Vocal Style : Storyteller
Performance Notes
Narration sample from A is for Antichrist

The Final Winter - Angels Effect

Category : Science Fiction & Fantasy
Language : English
Gender : Male
Accent : British-General British
Vocal Style : Spooky
Performance Notes
This is a sample from The Final Winter By Iain Rob Wright. The dialogue is delivered by an Angel, a scary one. A delay effect was applied to the vocal to add an unworldlyness to it

Concordances of The Red Serpent

Category : Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
Language : English
Gender : Male
Accent : British-General Scottish
Vocal Style : Storyteller
Performance Notes
Concordances of the Red Serpent by William Meikle is an adventure thriller, similar in style to The DaVinci Code. Scottish accent maintained throughout at the request of the Rights Holder.

High Moor 2 : Moonstruck - Connie Vs Olivia

Category : Science Fiction & Fantasy
Language : English
Gender : Male
Accent : British English-Newcastle
Vocal Style : Male narrating a female part
Performance Notes
In this scene from High Moor 2 Moonstruck, I used a variety of different accents, both Scottish and Newcastle to describe the horrific action. The pacing moves from tense, to high adrenalin action to sombre as the scene completes.

Super Fred

Category : Literature & Fiction
Language : English
Gender : Male
Accent : British-General British
Vocal Style : Storyteller
Performance Notes
Super Fred by Tony Gilbert is a Childrens Poetry Piece. I used an English accent throughout as opposed to my natural Scottish accent.

Doodeedoo

Category : Literature & Fiction
Language : English
Gender : Male
Accent : British-General Scottish
Vocal Style : Storyteller
Performance Notes
Doodeedoo by Tony Gilbert is a childrens poetry piece.

The Housemates : Spin The Bottle

Category : Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
Language : English
Gender : Male
Accent : British-General Scottish
Vocal Style : Frightened/Terrified
Performance Notes
This is a section of narration from The Housemates by Iain Rob Wright.

High Moor Character Sample

Category : Science Fiction & Fantasy
Language : English
Gender : Male
Accent : British-General Scottish
Vocal Style : Authoritative
Performance Notes
Adult narration and child dialogue from High Moor.

High Moor Narration

Category : Science Fiction & Fantasy
Language : English
Gender : Male
Accent : British-Scottish
Vocal Style : Rough/edgy
Performance Notes
Tense narration style to accentuate the authors style of writing

Chris Barnes is an Audio Book narrator and producer from Scotland. He specialises in horror genre novels and is the voice of the High Moor series and Matt Shaws 'Black Cover' books. You can usually find him in a small soundproofed cupboard finding new ways to terrify audiences.
GodBomb! by Kit Power, Shoebox by Michael Bray, Nugget by Matt Shaw, Ted by Matt Shaw, Don't Read by Matt Shaw, S*ckest B*stards by Matt Shaw, Sicker B*stards by Matt Shaw, Sick B*stards by Matt Shae, My Family by Matt Shaw, The Reluctant Dragon by Kenneth Grahame, A is for Antichrist by Iain Rob Wright, The Housemates by Iain Rob Wright, The Final Winter by Iain Rob Wright, The Exiled by William Meikle, Concordances of the Red Serpent by William Meikle, Slasher by Iain Rob Wright, The Trouble with Pixies, Tears of Gold, Land of the Ice Giants by Gayle Ramage, Doodeedoo by Tony Gilbert, High Moor, High Moor 2, High Moor 3 by Graeme Reynolds, The Cold Beneath by Tonia Brown
"upon hearing Chris's voice for the first time you will be drawn into the story immediately." - High Moor Review by Gingernuts Of Horror " I have become a fan of Barnes and will be looking for more." - Audiobookreviewer.com review of High Moor "Chris Barnes has the most amazing voice, it carries emotion well but with a tough edge to it that really lends itself to this book. Graeme Reynolds may have created the characters and led them through the gore laden scenes, but Chris Barnes really ratcheted up the tension in my opinion." - The Fluffy Red Fox review of High Moor "The narration from Chris Barnes really stood out and perfectly matched the story. One thing that is a huge part of Big Brother in the UK is the voice of Big Brother, typically a regional accent, and Chris absolutely nailed it. The story would have been let down without a narrator that understood Chris Barnes brings such a terrific life to Graeme's words that you do at times forget it's just one person narrating! And, Chris' Scottish accent lends a great authenticity to the read that would not have been there in the hands of an American narrator, and through his narration, gives just enough 'piss and vinegar' to the characters! I look for great things from this narrator." - A listener review for High Moor High Moor was listed as #3 on a list of 'Magical Author/Narrator Partnerships' http://thebooknympho.com/2014/06/top-10-magical-authornarrator-combos-by-audiobook-reviewer/