The Unexpected Enlightenment of Rachel Griffin

Books of Unexpected Enlightenment Book 1

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The Unexpected Enlightenment of Rachel Griffin

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Roanoke Academy for the Sorcerous Arts – A magic school like no other!

Nestled amidst the beauty of New York’s Hudson Highlands and hidden from the eyes of the Unwary, Roanoke Academy is a place of magic and wonder. It offers everything a young sorceress could desire—enchantments, flying brooms, and the promise of new friendships.

On her first day of school, Rachel Griffin discovers her perfect memory gives her an unexpected advantage. With it, she can see through the spell sorcerers use to hide their secrets. Very soon, she discovers that there is a far-vaster secret world hiding from the Wise, precisely the same way that the magical folk hide from the mundane folk.

When someone tries to kill a fellow student, she investigates. Rushing forward where others fear to tread, Rachel bravely faces wraiths, embarrassing magical pranks, mysterious older boys, a Raven that brings the doom of worlds, and at least one fire-breathing teacher.

Described by fans as: “Lovecraft meets Narnia at Hogwarts”, The Unexpected Enlightenment of Rachel Griffin is a tale of wonder and danger, romance and heartbreak, and, most of all, of magic and of a girl who refuses to be daunted.

Curiosity may kill a cat, but nothing stops Rachel Griffin!

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L. Jagi Lamplighter


Roanoke Academy for the Sorcerous Arts – A magic school like no other!

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  1. Xavier Basora (verified owner)

    This story nods to various stories about magic. The first of course is to Harry Potter but there are nods to Philip Pullman but as a critique of a purely materialistic world.
    Rachel’s world is rich and well developed there are so many references to magic,myths and canon that sometimes make it hard to follow their signifigance but in no way distract from the story.
    I liked Rachael and her friends. I found that her maturing and the dilemma of who to trust quite touching. One of the responsibilities of adulthood is to expand your circle of trust while discerning who”s worthy.
    I enjoyed the book and look forward to how Rachel and her friends grow and learn about life and friendships

    I highly recommend it

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