The Blackthorn Key
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The Blackthorn Key

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Follow the clues. Crack the code. Stay alive.Potions, puzzles and the occasional explosion are all in a day's work for young apothecary Christopher Rowe. Murder is another matter.It's a dangerous time to be the apprentice of Benedict Blackthorn. A wave of mysterious murders has sent shockwaves through London, and soon Christopher finds himself on the run. His only allies are his best friend, Tom, courageous Molly, and a loyal feathered friend, Bridget. His only clues are a coded message about his master's most dangerous project, and a cryptic warning - 'Tell no one!'The race is on for Christopher: crack the code and uncover its secret, or become the next victim . . .A brilliant, fast-paced adventure perfect for fans of Percy Jackson.
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Product details

  • 10+
  • Paperback | 320 pages
  • 129 x 198 x 19mm | 223g
  • Penguin Books Ltd
  • PUFFIN
  • United Kingdom
  • English
  • 014136064X
  • 9780141360645
  • 42,812

About Kevin Sands

Since escaping from university with a pair of degrees in theoretical physics, Kevin Sands has worked as a researcher, a business consultant and a teacher. He lives in Toronto, Canada.
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4,668 ratings
4.12 out of 5 stars
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4 44% (2,068)
3 16% (767)
2 3% (119)
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