HCB owner Karen White began narrating audiobooks in 1999 and has more than 400 titles to her credit, recording for Audible Studios, Blackstone Audio, Books-on-Tape, Dreamscape, Harper Audio, Hachette Audio, Highbridge Audio, Penguin Random House Audio, and Tantor Audio as well as indie authors and publishers. She’s a multiple winner of Earphones Awards, Publisher’s Weekly and Listening Journal Starred Reviews, and is a three-time Audie Finalist.
She also produces and directs audiobooks, working from her home base in coastal NC. She has appeared on conference panels for the Audiobook Publishers Association, the Virginia Festival of the Book, Romance Writers Association, Booklovers Con, Heart of Carolina Romance Writers, Georgia Romance Writers Moonlight & Magnolias, and RT Con. In 2019 she created a new course for the UNC-Wilmington Creative Writing Department, Special Topics in Publishing: Digital Formats.
She publishes her own writing as Karen Grey and her audiobooks have been an AudioFile Earphones winner and Independent Audiobook Award and Sultry Listeners Award finalist.