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The Sweet Far Thing ♥ ♥ ♥
Read by Josephine Bailey
16 discs

Gemma has relied on an unsuspected strength and has discovered an ability to travel to an enchanted world called the realms, where dark magic runs wild. Despite certain peril, Gemma has bound the magic to herself and forged unlikely new alliances. Now, as Gemma approaches her London debut, the time has come to test these bonds. The Order – the mysterious group her mother was once part of – is grappling for control of the realms, as is the Rakshana. Spence’s burned East Wing is being rebuilt, but why now? Gemma and her friends see Pippa, but she is not the same. And their friendship faces its gravest trial as Gemma must decide once and for all what role she is meant for.

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Rebel Angels ♥ ♥ ♥
Read by Josephine Bailey

8 Discs

Rebel_AngelsGemma and her friends from the Spence Academy return to the realms to defeat her foe, Circe, and to bind the magic that has been released.  Added to these Gothic matters is the fact that Gemma must come to terms with her feelings for the young man who pays her court during the Christmas holidays as she is away from finishing school and in her grandmother’s house.

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England’s Mistress : the Infamous life of Emma Hamilton♥ ♥ ♥ ♥
Read by Josephine Bailey


AemmaShe was the most famous woman in England – the beautiful model for society painters Joshua Reynolds and George Romney, an icon of fashion, the wife of an ambassador, and the mistress of naval hero Horatio Nelson. But Emma Hamilton had been born to the poverty of a coal-mining town and spent her teenage years working as a prostitute. From the brothels of London to the glittering court of Naples and the pretentious country estate of the most powerful admiral in England, British debut historian Kate Williams captures the life of Emma Hamilton with all its glamour and heartbreak.

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A Great and Terrible Beauty ♥ ♥ ♥
Read by Josephine Bailey

greatAfter the suspicious death of her mother in 1895, sixteen-year-old Gemma returns to England, after many years in India, to attend a finishing school where she becomes aware of her magical powers and ability to see into the spirit world.

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Four Queens ♥ ♥ ♥
read by Josephine Bailey

afourThis book tells the story of the daughters of Raymond-Berenger, the Count of Provence. Living in what is now the south of France, he and his wife, the formidable Beatrice of Savoy, controlled a vital part of the medieval world, creating a semi-independent kingdom that was rich in trade and culture. Without a son to inherit, this prize of lands and castles would be divided up somehow between their four daughters, all of whom were talented and beautiful, and each of them through talent and skill became a queen. 10 discs

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