The Blackthorn KeyBook
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The Blackthorn Key (Book) : Sands, Kevin : In 1665 London, fourteen-year-old Christopher Rowe, apprentice to an apothecary, and his best friend, Tom, try to uncover the truth behind a mysterious cult, following a trail of puzzles, codes, pranks, and danger toward an unearthly secret with the pow... Read More »
This book is like the Davinci Code for kids--mysteries, puzzles, murder, and adventure. Set in historical London around the Cromwell era, it follows a young boy who is an apprentice to a alchemist. Will he be able to solve his Master's mysterious code before a shadowy group gets their hands on him?
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indigo_magpie_20 thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 10 and 19
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There are on the murders loose. After Christopher's master is murdered, he is left with a code. Can he crack the code and stay alive? Or will the murders catch him too? Time is running out, and Christopher is running from the murders and now the law.
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Lord Ashcombe tilted his head. "You used. His nature. Against him." I nodded.
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