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‘Another gripping, revealing historical adventure from Lawrence and well worth sharing.’
– Books for Keeps

A thrilling spy adventure set in New York during the American Revolution that will have readers gripped. The perfect high-action adventure for fans of Horrible Histories, Emma Carroll and Hamilton.

About the book

It’s 1780 and the American Revolution is raging. In New York, twelve-year-old Aiden Blaise is sure that the British will win soon. How can a few rebel colonies hold out against the might of the British crown? And anyway he’s more concerned with somehow managing to rise above his lot in life and make his fortune. But New York is a powder keg of soldiers and spies, and soon Aiden will be drawn into the fight for freedom in a way he could never have predicted…

• Meet intriguing historical figures like George Washington, Benedict Arnold and James Rivington
• Join the Culper Spy Ring
• Learn how lemons can be used to make invisible ink!

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