Back to the Fuchsia

Tales from the Paranormal Plantation, Book 2
Narrated by: Hollie Jackson
Length: 4 hrs and 19 mins
Categories: Romance, Fantasy
4.6 out of 5 stars (197 ratings)

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Publisher's Summary

For some people, time travel is a fantastic daydream, but for Gertie O'Leary, it's just another magically induced accident.

Just when you thought things couldn't get weirder at the Paranormal Plantation, Gertie decides to jazz the place up with another DIY project.

Fuchsia's a great color, don't you agree?

Sure, it's great. But after Gertie mixes her favorite color with a heavy dose of untried witchcraft, creating a strange time-warping side effect, she and her paranormal posse land in the court of King Henry VIII.

You know what isn't great? Your friend loses her memory and tries to steal your boyfriend, you can't figure out how to get back home, and, worse, you're accused of witchcraft!

Add in a pair of mischievous Sasquatches along with a curious dragon, and it spells certain doom for Gertie and her friends as they take their magical buffoonery to the 16th century!

©2016 Melanie James (P)2016 Melanie James

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Gertie and her paranormal friends

The names of the characters had me lmao! Gertie gets into magical trouble everywhere she goes and it makes for a brilliant story! Melanie James has a great imagination and she writes some of my favorite books. Hollie Jackson is the perfect narrator for Gertie and I love her Irish brogue.

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Great Book!

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This is a great book; this is the second book in the Tales from the Paranormal Plantation Series written by Melanie James and narrated by Hollie Jackson. Gertie decides to jazz up the Paranormal Plantation with another DIY project. She wants to paint the kitchen a fuchsia color, but when she mixes and uses the paint with a heavy dose of untried witchcraft, creating a strange time warping side effect. The next she realizes her and her paranormal posse land in the court of King Henry VII. This book has a wonderful story and well developed characters

The narrator Hollie Jackson did a wonderful job, and was very easy to listen too. She did a great job with the different characters and their voices.

If you are looking for a great book, then you need to read/listen to this book. I can’t wait to read the next book by this author. Once I started listening to this book, I didn’t want to stop until the end.

A Review copy was provided to me in exchange for a fair and honest review. The free book held no determination on my personal review.

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Hollie Jackson is wonderful as Gertie O'Leary

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Melanie James Back to The Fuchsia narrated by Hollie Jackson is a wonderfully fun story about a witch who managed to find mischief everywhere she turns. Hollie does a wonderful job with Gerties Irish accent, as well as the other characters. I can't wait for more!

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Another favorite from Melanie James

What did you love best about Back to the Fuchsia?

EVERYTHING!! Gertie is still one of my favorite characters in this series.

What other book might you compare Back to the Fuchsia to and why?

Compare to another book that is not one of Melanie's - no comparison, as it is definitely an original story. I guess if I had to compare it to anything - I could compare this series to Robyn Petermans Hot Damn Series.. Why? because they are both too funny and original stories I can listen to over and over again.

What about Hollie Jackson’s performance did you like?

Hollie Jackson always does an amazing job. She is great at giving each character a great voice and amazing personality that completes the visual.

Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

Yes and I listened to it twice and will probably listen to again.

Any additional comments?

This book is a must if you enjoy listening to hilarious books that keep you giggling and guessing.

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Loved it!

Gertie goes back in time! And we all know how much fun Gertie can be. I loved this story, and listening to it made it even more fun! The narrator is great and the story kept me hooked (and laughing) throughout. Highly recommend! I was gifted an audiobook in exchange for my honest review.

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Prepare to cry!😂

Seriously laugh out loud, roll around on the floor, pee your pants kind of hilarity. Where has Melanie James been all my life?!? After reading Paranormal Plantation I dove ear first into this book and completed it in less than a day! Loved every bit of the outright hilarity and yes stupidity that ensued. Gertie’s no brain surgeon, and as far as witches go, i’d look elsewhere if I were hoping for magical intervention, but the comedy packs a magical punch. As per Paranormal Plantation Hollie Jackson did fabulously!

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Funniest Love I ever Read!!!!

I choose a romantic comedy to listen to. I am so glad I chose to Listen to the second book in the series. Gertie does a great job at messing up magic spells.

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Vastly entertaining. Characters and critters are well defined and well rounded. Intricate plot twists are superb.

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Another great book

Another great book in an awesomely hilarious series. I look forward to many more books to come. This series is a must read. If your looking for a series to make you laugh so hard it hurts then this is the series for you.

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Same old Gerie

I really enjoyed this book. Gertie Cant help but find trouble. I've always enjoyed time travel books so I was eager to read this. My only complaint is the narrarotor. I'm not fond of her reading sometimes. Her voice for men all sound the same so you never can tell who it is until she says the name. All in all this was a good one and I can't wait for the next!