The Blackthorn Key
The Blackthorn Key
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The Blackthorn Key

Written by Kevin Sands
Book #1 in the The Blackthorn Key Series
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10 - 14
Reading age
384
Page count
170
Words per page
630L
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Sep 1, 2015
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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 suspenseful debut novel. “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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    Book Details

    ISBN
    9781481446518
    Publication Date
    September 1, 2015
    Publisher
    Aladdin Paperbacks
    Page Count
    384
    Words Per Page
    170.4453125
    Audience
    Middle Grade
    Reading Age
    10 - 14 years
    Lib. of Congress (LCCN)
    2014048032
    Lexile® Level
    630L
    Est. Fountas & Pinnell Level
    ~O
    ATOS® Book Level
    4.6
    Accelerated Reader® Points
    10
    Accelerated Reader Quiz
    176195
    Accelerated Reader Interest Level
    MG

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