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.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 320 pages
- Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
- Publication Date: 03/09/2015
- Category: General
- ISBN: 9780141360645