The Hex Factor by Harriet Goodwin

The Hex Factor

Written by Harriet Goodwin
Part of the The Hex Factor Series

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From the award-winning author of The Boy who fell down Exit 43 comes a thrilling story of magic and witchcraft. Gripping and fast-paced, The Hex Factor combines kooky characters with an inventive plot, for a truly spellbinding read.


The Hex Factor by Harriet Goodwin

Xanthe Fox can't wait to turn thirteen, but as the big day arrives her world starts to fall apart. Set-up at school for something she didn't do, it seems her age-old enemy, Kelly, is making trouble for her...and as things escalate, even her best friend Saul starts to doubt her innocence. With the school threatening to expel her, and mysterious glowing Xs appearing in front of her eyes, Xanthe turns to Grandma Alice for help. But what the old lady tells her will change Xanthe's life for ever...

About the Author

Harriet Goodwin

Harriet Goodwin read medieval English at Oxford University before training as a professional singer. She sang and toured with a number of acclaimed ensembles, and now lives in Staffordshire with her family.

Harriet’s first novel, The Boy Who Fell Down Exit 43 was shortlisted for 13 awards including the Blue Peter Book Award, and was winner of the Bedfordshire Children’s Book of the Year 2010. Her second, Gravenhunger, was shortlisted for more regional book awards.

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256 pages
Interest Age: From 10 To 12


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Stripes Publishing, an imprint of Magi Publications an imprint of Magi Publications

Publication date

1st August 2012




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