Black Powder, a tale of gunpowder, treason and plot, is published by Chicken House
12-year-old Tom must save his father from hanging. He falls in with a mysterious stranger – the Falcon – who promises to help 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, beautifully written life-and-death quest, packed with history and adventure.’
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Out on 5 April 2018
The Buried Crown, a tale of Anglo-Saxon treasure and wartime skulduggery, published by Chicken House
‘An exciting and thought-provoking World War II adventure from the author of Black Powder, winner of the Historical Association’s Young Quills Award.’
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