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The Blackthorn Key
by Kevin Sands
Simon and Schuster
5.0 stars
9 Reviews

Following a series of murders, an apothecary’s apprentice must solve puzzles and decipher codes in pursuit of a secret that could destroy the world in this “spectacular debut” (Kirkus Reviews, starred review).

“Tell no one what I’ve given you.”

Until he got that cryptic warning, Christopher Rowe was happy, learning how to solve complex codes and puzzles and creating powerful medicines, potions, and weapons as an apprentice to Master Benedict Blackthorn—with maybe an explosion or two along the way.

But when a mysterious cult begins to prey on London’s apothecaries, the trail of murders grows closer and closer to Blackthorn’s shop. With time running out, Christopher must use every skill he’s learned to discover the key to a terrible secret with the power to tear the world apart.

In his stunning debut novel, Kevin Sands brings readers on a heart-stopping adventure rich with suspense, mystery, and unforgettable characters.

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5.0 stars

This book is about Mystery and suspense…….. I really recommend this book!

Jul 31
5.0 stars

I LOVED IT!!!

Jul 29
5.0 stars

It was awesome! I was scary, and one could learn some potions! Too bad so many people died though…

Jul 14
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