A rip-roaring historical adventure set at the time of the 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 ...
- Format: Paperback / softback
- Pages: 368 pages
- Publisher: Chicken House Ltd
- Publication Date: 04/08/2016
- Category: Adventure
- ISBN: 9781910655269