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The blackthorn key : The Blackthorn Trilogy, Book 1. / Kevin Sands.

Sands, Kevin. (Author). Panthaki, Ray, 1979- (Added Author).
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  • ISBN: 9781442388550 (sound recording)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (6 audio files) : digital.
  • Edition: Unabridged.
  • Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster Audio, 2015.

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General Note: Unabridged.
Participant or Performer Note: Narrator: Ray Panthaki.
Summary, etc.: 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.Christopher Rowe, apprentice to Master Apothecary Benedict Blackthorn, is learning all his master's secrets-like how to decipher complex codes and puzzles, and how to transform simple ingredients into powerful medicines, potions, and weapons. Christopher's beloved master guides him with a firm, steady hand-a confidence even more vital as Christopher learns of a mysterious cult preying on London's apothecaries. The murders grow closer and closer to Blackthorn's shop...until Christopher is torn from his home with only a cryptic message and a warning from his master: "Tell no one what I've given you." Aided by his best friend, Tom, Christopher must race to decipher his master's message-and follow a trail of deceit toward an unearthly secret with the power to tear the world apart.
System Details Note: Requires OverDrive Listen (file size: N/A KB) or OverDrive app (file size: 207322 KB).
Subject: Juvenile Fiction.
Fantasy.
Historical Fiction.
Mystery.
Genre: Electronic books.

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