Before writing the Blackthorn Key adventures, Kevin Sands spent a lot of time learning how to shoot rubber bands. He’s since forgotten all of it. Kevin lives in Canada, the land of maple syrup and moose. His likes are pie, and things that go boom.
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The Blackthorn Key (Blackthorn Key #1)
by Kevin Sands
“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. (grades 5-8)