Rupurt Raleston and his siblings, Richanda and Valerius, return to their ancestral home, Pirate's Haven. It is the only thing they have left and they believe that there are hidden treasures that will save them from destitution. Amongst these treasures is rumored to include an ancestral sword, The Luck, which will return them to their prvious glory.
But as they get closer to finding this hidden treasure, another man has come to claim the ancestral home. A man who says that he is the rightful heir from another branch of the family. Rupurt, Richanda and Valerius must now find proof of their ownership or lose everything - Pirate's Haven... and any chance they may have for the future.
Andre Alice Norton (1912-2005) was an American science fiction and fantasy author (with some works of historical fiction and contemporary fiction) under the noms de plume Andre Norton, Andrew North and Allen Weston. Norton published her first novel in 1934, and was the first woman to receive the Gandalf Grand Master Award from the World Science Fiction Society in 1977, and won the Damon Knight Memorial Grand Master Award from the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America (SFWA) association in 1983.
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