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Michelle Harrison

  • 5 stars across 14 books
    Michelle Harrison is a full-time writer. She is a former bookseller and editorial assistant. Originally from Grays in Essex, she has a degree in illustration, and lives in Oxfordshire with her partner. Her debut novel THE THIRTEEN TREASURES won the Waterstones Children's Book Prize in 2009. She has since published two sequels, THE THIRTEEN CURSES and THE THIRTEEN SECRETS, as well as her teen novel UNREST.

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    7th February 2019

    A Pinch of Magic

    SHORTLISTED FOR THE 2020 BRITISH BOOK AWARDS! 'A SPELLBINDING STORY, STEEPED IN MAGIC. I ADORED IT' - Abi Elphinst... More

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    6th February 2020

    A Sprinkle of Sorcery

    From the bestselling author of A PINCH OF MAGIC comes another spellbinding Widdershins adventure that will take your b... More

    (12 reviews)
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    1st July 2016

    The Other Alice

    What happens when a tale with real magic, that was supposed to be finished, never was? This is a story about one of ... More

    (8 reviews)
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    1st October 2020

    Midnight Magic

       Black cats born at midnight   Are different indeed   A mischievous, odd   And peculiar breed         In the mi... More

    (4 reviews)
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    11th July 2019

    The Thirteen Treasures

    FROM THE BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF A PINCH OF MAGIC AND A SPRINKLE OF SORCERY COMES THE FIRST INSTALLMENT OF A MAG... More

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    1st December 2009

    The Thirteen Curses

    The fairies stole her brother . . . . . . and now Red is trapped. In the dangerous fairy realm, she strikes a bargain. H... More

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    3rd February 2011

    The Thirteen Secrets

    Red's past won't stay hidden. She's now living at Elvesden Manor under her real name, Rowan, and trying to put her terri... More

    (1 review)
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    1st June 2014

    One Wish

    Having the ability to see fairies means that Tanya Fairchild's life has never been easy. After all, real fairies are not... More

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    26th April 2012

    Unrest

    'It takes great skill to create an atmosphere that creeps off the page into your veins. Harrison's subtlety and eye ... More

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    7th February 2019

    When She Came Back

    It was a bottle. Just a bottle made of bevelled glass: small, and coated with a silver lacquer that had flaked off in pl... More

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