A rip-roaring historical adventure set at the time of the Guy Fawkes' Gunpowder Plot - winner of the Historical Association Young Quills Award! England, 1605: 12-year-old Tom must save his father from hanging.
He falls in with a mysterious stranger - the Falcon - who promises to help him in exchange for his service.
But on the long journey to London, Tom discovers the Falcon's true mission - and a plot to blow up Parliament with barrels of black powder.
Tom faces a terrible decision: secure his father's release, or stop the assassination of the king ...
A rip-roaring, action-packed life-and-death quest, packed with history and adventure
Set at the time of the Gunpowder Plot and featuring Guy Fawkes - perfect for Bonfire Night and beyond
Ideal for readers aged nine and upCheck out more historical adventures by Ally Sherrick: THE BURIED CROWN and THE QUEEN'S FOOL
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