The Shadow Lantern
The Shadow Lantern (Blackhope Enigma)
The Shadow Lantern
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Sunni and Blaise face their most dangerous challenge yet in their third and final adventure.When a mysterious oil lantern and a box of painted slides appear at Blackhope Tower, Sunni and Blaise are drawn back to the place where their adventures first began. When they discover that the slides conceal secrets about artist-magician Fausto Corvo, the pair find themselves once again caught up in a deadly pursuit. An old enemy is still tracking Corvo and will stop at nothing to find him. Sunni and Blaise must fight to protect Corvo’s secrets and rid themselves of Soranzo’s evil threat once and for all.

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  • Fantasy
  • Fiction
  • Juvenile Fiction

Age Level: 

  • 8 - 12
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Sunni and Blaise are dragged once more to Blackhope Tower when a mysterious oil lantern appears. This lantern however, contains painted slides that conceal the secrets of Fausto Corvo's lost paintings. After journeying inside, they discover Corvo's old enemy, Soranzo, who is still seeking both the paintings and passage into the Marineer's Return to Arcadia. Soranzo, however, will stop at nothing to find Corvo. He even proceeds to kidnap Blaise and Sunni's art teacher after going into one of the painted slides.

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The Shadow Lantern is the third book of the series Blackhope Enigma. When mysterious painted slides appear at Blackhope Tower, both Sunni and Blaise are required to return to where it all began. They later discover that the slides conceal secrets about Fausto Corvo, who is an artist-magician. Both Sunni and Blaise are now forced to fight against one of Corvo’s old enemy, Soranzo. Will they succeed in protecting Corvo’s secret or will Corvo’s secrets be found out?

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