Michelle Harrison

Michelle Harrison was born in 1979 and grew up in Grays, Essex. She has a degree in illustration, and is a former Waterstone’s bookseller and assistant editor at Oxford University Press. She now writes full time and has a son, Jack, and two cats. Her first novel, The Thirteen Treasures, won the Waterstones’ Children’s Book Prize, has been sold in over sixteen countries and was followed by The Thirteen Curses and The Thirteen Secrets. She has also published Unrest, a stand-alone ghost novel for teens and is now working on a second young adult novel. Her latest book is One Wish, a return to the world of The Thirteen Treasures. Visit her website: MichelleHarrisonBooks.com.

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While visiting her grandmother's house, an old photograph leads Tanya to an unsolved mystery. Fifty years ago a girl vanished in the woods nearby - a girl Tanya's grandmother will not speak of. Fabian, the caretaker's son, is tormented by the girl's disappearance. His grandfather was the last person to see her alive, and has lived under suspicion ever since. Together, Tanya and Fabian decide to find the truth. But Tanya has her own secret: the ability to see fairies. And, after disturbing an...

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Q. What’s your fantasy profession?

A. Being a writer or an artist.

Q. What trait is most noticeable about you?

A. My Essex accent.

Q. If you could acquire any talent, what would it be?

A. I would love to be able to play the piano, or any musical instrument for that matter.

Q. What is your greatest achievement?

A. At the moment, making a living doing the thing I love most.

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