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Traitor in the Tower (#22 in Trailblazer Series)

Dave JacksonNeta Jackson
Traitor in the Tower (#22 in Trailblazer Series)

Traitor in the Tower (#22 in Trailblazer Series)

Dave JacksonNeta Jackson

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Twelve-year-old Richard Winslow learns firsthand just how dangerous London of 1660 can be when his father is arrested for treason and imprisoned in the Tower of London. Worried about the rest of the family's safety, Richard's mother and sisters escape to Scotland, but young Richard decides to stay behind. What if his father needs him? Remaining in London is too risky, so Richard sets off for the nearby town of Bedford, where his uncle is the jailkeeper.While working for his uncle in the jail, Richard makes an unexpected friend-a prisoner named John Bunyan. Bunyan never misses a chance to preach the Gospel, even though it could result in death at the stake. Richard wants to help this brave man but is afraid of what might happen to him-and his father-if he does. Will Richard betray John Bunyan to get his father out of prison?Thrilling adventure of Christian heroes of the past for young (ages 8-12) readers.

- Publisher In 1660, after his father is imprisoned in the Tower of London, Richard Winslow goes to stay with his uncle who is in charge of the Bedford jail and there meets and is helped by the Puritan preacher John Bunyan, author of Pilgrim's Progress.

- Publisher Working for his jailkeeper uncle, Richard Winslow befriends the imprisoned John Bunyan. But betraying his new friend may be the only way to free Richard's own father from prison! Ages 8-12.

- Publisher

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Twelve-year-old Richard Winslow learns firsthand just how dangerous London of 1660 can be when his father is arrested for treason and imprisoned in the Tower of London. Worried about the rest of the family's safety, Richard's mother and sisters escape to Scotland, but young Richard decides to stay behind. What if his father needs him? Remaining in London is too risky, so Richard sets off for the nearby town of Bedford, where his uncle is the jailkeeper.While working for his uncle in the jail, Richard makes an unexpected friend-a prisoner named John Bunyan. Bunyan never misses a chance to preach the Gospel, even though it could result in death at the stake. Richard wants to help this brave man but is afraid of what might happen to him-and his father-if he does. Will Richard betray John Bunyan to get his father out of prison?Thrilling adventure of Christian heroes of the past for young (ages 8-12) readers.
- Publisher

In 1660, after his father is imprisoned in the Tower of London, Richard Winslow goes to stay with his uncle who is in charge of the Bedford jail and there meets and is helped by the Puritan preacher John Bunyan, author of Pilgrim's Progress.
- Publisher

Working for his jailkeeper uncle, Richard Winslow befriends the imprisoned John Bunyan. But betraying his new friend may be the only way to free Richard's own father from prison! Ages 8-12.
- Publisher

Meet the Authors

Dave Jackson

Dave Jackson is coauthor, with his wife, Neta, of the award-winning Trailblazer Books and the Hero Tales series, as well as No Random Act, the story behind the 1999 murder of Coach Ricky Byrdsong. Dave holds a degree in journalism from Judson College and has a prolific writing career, including books on racial reconciliation and ministry to kids in gangs. Dave and Neta are members of Chicago Tabernacle, a multiracial congregation and daughter church of the Brooklyn Tabernacle. They live in Evanston, Illinois.

Neta Jackson

As a husband/wife writing team, Neta and Dave Jackson are the authors or co-authors of about 100 books. In addition to writing several books about Christian community, the Jacksons have co-authored numerous books with expert resource people on a variety of topics from racial reconciliation to medical ethics to ministry to kids in gangs. But over the years the Jacksons have especially enjoyed writing for children and young people. This includes their award-winning Trailblazer series, historical fiction about great Christian heroes and heroines for young people ages 8-12, and the four-volume Hero Tales: A Family Treasury of True Stories from the Lives of Great Christians Great Christians.- Publisher.

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