The Secret Of The Sealed Room: A Mystery Of Young Benjamin Franklin
- Publish Date: 2010-10-05
- Binding: Hardcover
- Author: Bailey MacDonald
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Indentured servant Patience Martin lives a hard life in 1721 Boston, but things get even harder when her demanding employer is found deadin a bedroom locked from the inside. Powerful townsmen accuse Patiences friend, Moll Bacon, of being a witch and the murderer, but with her own future in jeopardy, Patience doesnt know how she can help prove Molls innocenceuntil she finds a new friend. Ben Franklin is a clever young printers apprentice with a fondness for wise aphorisms. Ben risks his own skin to protect Patience, and his cunning and ingenuity are a perfect match for her courage and determination. But will their friendship and teamwork be enough to solve the mystery, clear Moll, and free Patience from a harsh life of servitude?