The Medium (An Emily Chambers Spirit Medium Novel)

The Medium (An Emily Chambers Spirit Medium Novel)

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by CJ Archer
     
 

"I haven't enjoyed a romantic journey like theirs since reading the Twilight series." ★★★★★ reviewer.

"Amazing read! I could not put it down." ★★★★★ reviewer.

"Every once in a while a book that I wouldn't ordinarily be interested in comes along and grabs me by the ear. The Medium did just that.

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"I haven't enjoyed a romantic journey like theirs since reading the Twilight series." ★★★★★ reviewer.

"Amazing read! I could not put it down." ★★★★★ reviewer.

"Every once in a while a book that I wouldn't ordinarily be interested in comes along and grabs me by the ear. The Medium did just that." ★★★★★ reviewer.

"I downloaded this for free on Amazon, but it's a book I would certainly have paid for and been really happy to pay for, which I can't say for all the books I've taken a chance on ... Kudos to the author for something new and fresh in a genre that's been saturated ... I'm so happy I discovered C.J. Archer." ★★★★★ reviewer.

DESCRIPTION
Seventeen year-old spirit medium Emily Chambers has a problem. Actually, she has several. As if seeing dead people isn't a big enough social disadvantage, she also has to contend with an escaped demon and a handsome ghost with a secret past. And then there's the question of her parentage. Being born an entire year after her father's death (yes, a year) and without the pale skin of other respectable English ladies, Emily is as much a mystery as the dead boy assigned to her.

Jacob Beaufort's spirit has been unable to crossover since his death several months ago. It might have something to do with the fact he was murdered. Or it might not. All he knows is, he has been assigned by the Otherworld's administrators to a girl named Emily. A girl who can see and touch him. A girl who released a shape-shifting demon into the mortal realm. Together they must send the demon back before it wreaks havoc on London. It should be a simple assignment, but they soon learn there's nothing simple when a live girl and a dead boy fall in love.

THE MEDIUM is the first book in the bestselling EMILY CHAMBERS SPIRIT MEDIUM TRILOGY.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940044706392
Publisher:
Oz Books
Publication date:
06/25/2012
Series:
Emily Chambers Spirit Medium , #1
Sold by:
Smashwords
Format:
NOOK Book
Sales rank:
14,719
File size:
333 KB
Age Range:
13 Years

Meet the Author

C.J. Archer has loved history and books for as long as she can remember and feels fortunate that she found a way to combine the two. She has at various times worked as a librarian, IT support person and technical writer but in her heart has always been a fiction writer. Her first historical fantasy series, THE EMILY CHAMBERS SPIRIT MEDIUM TRILOGY, has sold over 45,000 copies and garnered rave reviews. C.J. spent her early childhood in the dramatic beauty of outback Queensland, Australia, but now lives in suburban Melbourne with her husband, two children and a mischievous black & white cat named Coco. Subscribe to C.J.'s newsletter to be notified when she releases a new book, as well as get access to exclusive content and subscriber-only giveaways. Join via her website: www.cjarcher.com She loves to hear from readers. You can contact her through email cj@cjarcher.com or follow her on social media to get the latest updates on her books: Facebook: www.facebook.com/CJArcherAuthorPage Twitter: www.twitter.com/cj_archer Tumblr: http://freakhouseresidents.tumblr.com Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/authorcjarcher/ Pinterest: https://www.pinterest.com/cjarcher/ Goodreads: https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/4615377.C_J_Archer

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The Medium (An Emily Chambers Spirit Medium Novel) 4.3 out of 5 based on 2 ratings. 132 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I was left speechless. At first I was skeptical, but once I read the first few pages I was obsessed. I took an instant liking to emily; shes just an outcast in society and it isnt her fault. I fell in love with jacob as soon as he was introduced. My heart was breaking for their forbidden love. This book will have you smiling, crying, or even angry because it draws you in! I highly recommend this bookto anyone looking for a paranormal book NOT about vampires or werewolves. Definitely buying #2!! (I apologize for any spelling or grammar errors in my review- its late and Im super tired)
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I really liked this book! It was a refreshing change from the now typical forbidden love between a "dangerous" vampire and a whiny heroine. Emily held her own, but still allowed room for the romance, mystery, and adventure. It intrigued me how Emily was portrayed as an outcast, with her gift and physical appearance, yet she found her true love in the most unlikely situation. Jacob loved her against all odds, which was quite a tear-jerker. I really liked the twist on the classic nineteenth century setting as well. It added to the overall charm and enchantment of this novel. I could've done more with the development of the love between the two main characters, but the "forbidden-ness" was spot on. There were many times that I shrieked, "OH MY GOSH!" and gasped and breathed sighs of relief. It's a definite page turner and I highly recommend it.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I was pleasantly surprised at the intrigue and suspense created in both the events and characters. There was depth in the relationships and the explanations of the paranormal events. I loved the history without being bogged down by it. This book combines my three favorites: history, romance, and the paranormal! I cant wait to read #2 and #3!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
well written book about a lady who is a medium, moves along a good pace, little twists that leave you wanting to read the second as I expect from a series
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I think I would have really liked this as a young teenager. As an adult, it is a little too simplistic and not, well, adult enough. Sometimes "young adult" novels span the age ranges (like Harry Potter) but this one doesn't quite reach that level. Admittedly, I read A LOT of books and may be harder to please. It is actually OK but just doesn't have enough going on to keep my attention very well. I have made it half way thru but cannot guarantee I will make it to the end. Also, in all honesty, the characters do not have the 'feel' of the correct period in history. The main character talks like a modern girl and doesn't seem to be aware of the social mores of the times.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Was so good that I had trouble putting down and can't wait to read the next book in the series.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Awesome! I rarely write reviews but I just have to say I can't believe this book is free. The writing is great, the story is interesting and the characters make you want to come back for more. If you like historical paranormal, this is for you.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Great story. The sequels are equally entertaining. Between the three books, the story has great continuity and surprises. Very well written and enjoyable.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This is a well written book and an interesting read - It was a refreshing change from the now typical supernatural books. This writer successfully combines suspense, supernatural, and romantic elements. I enjoyed the plot and the characters and I can’t wait to read 2 and 3.
Teresa_H More than 1 year ago
Emily Chambers is a medium who can summon and talk to the dead. Unfortunately this makes her quite an outcast but she and her sister, Celia, make their living having seances for people. At one such seance the ghost and his widow really get into it and Celia uses an amulet she got from a street vendor to stop them. Unfortunately that isn't what the amulet actually does, it releases a demon into the world. Enter Jacob Beaufort, sent from 'The Waiting Room' in the Otherworld to help Emily find the demon and send it back where it came from. Things get complicated when 1) They have to actually find the demon, and whoever summoned it and 2) They start to develop feelings, after all what could come of a relationship between a live girl and a dead boy? I love these historical people who can talk to ghost type books and this one is no exception. Poor Emily has a lot to deal with since most everyone she meets who knows 'what' she is are either scared of her or think she's a lunatic. I thought it was pretty interesting that she can actually touch the ghosts. The only thing is it just sort of ends, like these ebooks sometimes do, but the actual story is really good. I honestly really enjoyed this and am really looking forward to reading the sequel, which I've already got on my Nook!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Very interesting read. It successfully combines suspense, supernatural, and romantic elements. It was a bit of a let down to end so suddenly with so many questions unanswered. However, it succeeded in striking my interest enough to continue on with the next book. Bravo!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Great book i enjoyed the plot and the characters cant wait to read 2 and 3
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I've read this and book 2. Both were very good and kept my interest. I can't wait for the third book of the trilogy to see how this ends.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This was a great love story but had a ton of mystery also. It wasnt nasty and it dont recal bad or foul language. Great tead:)
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Great book, especially towards the end. I can't wait for thr next one to come out on the nook.
whencrazypigsfly More than 1 year ago
good book. great characters. I wasn't to fond of the ending. but really liked the book. give it a try. 209 pages!
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quiltingjudy More than 1 year ago
I found it hard to put down! I was really hoping she'd find Jacob. Now I can't wait to read book 2!!
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For a book about mediums-- ghosts--murderers & the like it totally keeps your interest & seems like it is happening right in front of you!!!
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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
The start of a series that was interesting and a fairly quick read. I read the entire series over about 4 days.
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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
The Medium was a very good read! To be honest, I was a little skeptical about this one, mostly due to the cover. However, I am glad I took heed to the saying, "Don't judge a book by its cover" and read it. I finished the book in about 4 hours. The characters were excellent with a good story line and just the right blend of action and romance. I especially enjoyed this new take on the supernatural. The story is well paced and I was extremely happy that the book itself was actually quite long. All the more to read! I highly recommend this book for people to read! Plus, you can't help but love that it's free:) (Ages 13+)