Waiting on Wednesday - The Assassin's Curse by Kevin Sands

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Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly event hosted by Jill at Breaking the Spine spotlighting upcoming releases we're eagerly anticipating.

 Release Date: September 5, 2017
Publisher: Aladdin

Christopher Rowe is back and there are more puzzles, riddles, and secrets to uncover in this third novel of the award-winning Blackthorn Key series.

Wherever Christopher Rowe goes, adventure—and murder—follows. Even a chance to meet King Charles ends in a brush with an assassin.

All that’s recovered from the killer is a coded message with an ominous sign-off: more attempts are coming. So when Christopher’s code-breaking discovers the attack’s true target, he and his friends are ordered to Paris to investigate a centuries-old curse on the French throne. And when they learn an ancient treasure is promised to any assassin who succeeds, they realize the entire royal family is at stake—as well as their own lives.

In the third heart-pounding installment of the award-winning Blackthorn Key series, Christopher, Tom, and Sally face new codes, puzzles, and traps as they race to find the hidden treasure before someone else is murdered.

Kevin Sands's The Blackthorn Key series is one of my absolute MG favourites! Filled with suspense, danger, and a dash of humour on every page, both The Blackthorn Key and Mark of the Plague have surpassed my high expectations each time. And now I can't wait to see what adventure is in store next for Christopher, Tom, and Sally in The Assassin's Curse! A centuries-old curse in Paris. A new mystery to be solved. More puzzles to be decoded. Assassins! Yep, The Assassin's Curse is definitely a must-read for me this fall.

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  1. I don't read a lot of middle-grade books anymore, but the cover to this one is really cute :D I hope you enjoy it! Happy reading :)

    Brittany @ Brittany's Book Rambles