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Spells for Love, by Melissa Lee-Houghton

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Sybil will do whatever it takes to see her daughter Lucia fall in love. A tale of love, loss and white magic read by Ruth Gemmell. From January 2014.

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Spells For Love by Melissa Lee-Houghton:
A tale of love, loss and white magic. Sybil will do everything in her power to see that her daughter Lucia falls in love.

Melissa Lee-Houghton has written two collections of poetry. Her most recent, Beautiful Girls, is a Poetry Book Society Recommendation. Melissa lives in Blackburn, Lancashire.

Reader: Ruth Gemmell
Producer: Jeremy Osborne
A Sweet Talk production for BBC Radio 4.

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Reader Ruth Gemmell
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Writer Melissa Lee-Houghton


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