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2023 Illumination Book Awards Gold Medalist, Juvenile/Young Adult Fiction 2023 Independent Press Awards Distinguished Favorite, Middle Grade 2023 Independent Press Awards Distinguished Favorite, Book Cover Design Fiction 2023 Catholic Media Association Book Awards, First Place, Books for Youth 2023 Association of Catholic Publishers Excellence in Publishing Awards, Third Place, Children's Books: Teens In this thrilling installment of the award-winning series, The Harwood Mysteries, Xan is living in Lincoln as a merchant’s apprentice to his uncle. But all is not well. Uncle William’s business partner has become deathly ill after he angered a mysterious, scarred woman in the marketplace. Nigel, the reckless nephew of William’s business partner, has put them in danger by befriending an enemy of the King. Why is there a band of brutes lurking near Uncle William’s shop? Does the disfigured woman in the marketplace really have power over life and death? Will Nigel stop his dealings with a known traitor?
About the Author
Antony Barone Kolenc retired as a Lieutenant Colonel from the U.S. Air Force Judge Advocate General’s Corps after 21 years of military service. He is a law professor who teaches courses on constitutional and military law and has been published in numerous journals and magazines, and he speaks at legal, writing, and home education events.