The Merchant's Curse
The Harwood Mysteries: Book 4
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?
Reading Level: X
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