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The Serpent House
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The Serpent House

Twelve-year-old Annie is invited to Hexer Hall to work as a servant for the mysterious Lady Hexer. Carvings of snakes are everywhere and when Annie touches one, she travels back in time to when the Hall was a leper hospital, run by a sinister doctor with a collection of terrifying serpents. Annie never wants to return, but Lady Hexer demands she finds a way to steal the doctor’s book of magical cures. She promises it will rid the world of disease, including tuberculosis, which killed Annie’s mother. Summoning all her courage, Annie travels back in time again …

PublisherCurious Fox
Age Level9-11 Years
Trim Size (mm)129 x 198
Page Count288
LanguagesBritish English
Publication DateJune 2014



Goodreads - Linda Huber

"A beautiful book; the cover is a work of art and the content is equally enthralling...A book with many levels. - Linda Huber, Goodreads" - Goodreads

July 13, 2014

Amazon - Zoe (age 8)

""...thrilling and Annie’s adventure back in time kept me hooked...a truly fantastic read that I won’t forget in a hurry." - Zoe (age 8), Amazon" - Amazon

July 18, 2014


Amazon - Jo Hogan

""...a classic time travel adventure story…Truly a gripping read." - Jo Hogan, Amazon" - Amazon

July 3, 2014

Readaraptor - Raimy Greenland

""With a love of historical fiction and an air of intrigue about time travel I was always going to want to read The Serpent House. Now that I’ve read it I can definitely say it meet my expectations for both interests and I loved every second." Raimy Greenland, Readaraptor Reviewed: The Serpent House Date: 06/09/14" - Readaraptor

June 9, 2014



Stockton Council Libraries Service

2015 Stockston Children's Book of the Year Award, Shortlist

January 1, 2015

Bea Davenport

Bea Davenport

Bea Davenport has written two crime novels for adults, In Too Deep (Legend Press, 2013) and This Little Piggy (Legend Press, 2014). She teaches creative writing classes and lives near Berwick-upon-Tweed in Northumberland with her partner and children.

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