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'Tens to thirteen's will enjoy the suspense of a great plot, a well paced, punchy read.' - The Guardian
Tregarrick is an exciting smuggling and wrecking adventure story set in 18th century Cornwall.
Boys slaved in dangerous tin mines and girls smashed the ores from which this precious metal was extracted.
Dick Tregarrick joins his father and fellow miners who, not content with their pitiful wages, face the dangers of wrecking and smuggling. The discovery of gold on board a wreck triggers a chain of adventures that alters their lives dramatically.