Dark Tide by Harriet Goodwin
  

Dark Tide

Written by Harriet Goodwin
Part of the The Hex Factor Series

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Dark Tide is the second Hex Factor book from award-winning author Harriet Goodwin. A terrifying tale of ghosts, witches and the underworld. Xanthe Fox survived her first test as a teenage True Witch but it's not long before a dangerous new tide of hexes are sparked. As events become ever more desperate and more people's lives are at stake, Xanthe must hunt down the source before it is too late.

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Synopsis

Dark Tide by Harriet Goodwin

Xanthe Fox has survived her first test as a teenage True Witch, and defeated her Hexing Witch enemy Donna - for now. Desperate to learn all she can from Grandma Alice, she spends all her free time at her house, much to the grief of Saul, who's finally plucked up the courage to ask her out. Soon Xanthe is seeing bright, glowing Xs, which are getting more powerful by the day. Convinced that a bigger hex than ever is being sparked, Xanthe knows that she must act - with or without the help of the other True Witches...

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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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Format

Paperback
192 pages

Author

Harriet Goodwin
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Author's Website

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Publisher

Stripes Publishing an imprint of Little Tiger Press Group

Publication date

1st October 2013

ISBN

9781847153814

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