This is an excerpt of Winter's Tale by Mark Helprin. In this scene, gang leader Pearly Soames is recruiting Peter Lake and Cecil Mature.
This is an excerpt from Daniel Silva's "The Black Widow." Opening narration, distant narrator, some French and Arabic accent work.
This is an excerpt from Pierce Brown's Red Rising. Use of Irish and RP dialects, and dialogue between a male and a female character.
First Person Narration and dual dialogue with character voice.