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.

Books by this Author

When She Came Back
The Other Alice
The Thirteen Curses
One Wish
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My Life in 8 Words

Author Revealed

Q. What trait is most noticeable about you?

A. My Essex accent.

Q. If you could be anywhere in the world right now, where would you choose to be?

A. Elvesden Manor, or Hogwarts, maybe. (You didn't say it had to be a real place).

Q. If you could meet any historical character, who would it be and what would you say to him or her?

A. Jack the Ripper. I like to think I'd demand to know his identity, but in all honesty I'd probably run.

Q. Who is your favorite fictional villain?

A. Jennet Humfrye,The Woman in Black - she's given me quite a few sleepless nights.


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