The Wreckers

The Wreckers

eBook - 2011
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There was once a village bred by evil. On the barren coast of Cornwall, England, lived a community who prayed for shipwrecks, a community who lured storm-tossed ships to crash upon the sharp rocks of their shore. They fed and clothed themselves with the loot salvaged from the wreckage; dead sailors' tools and trinkets became decorations for their homes. Most never questioned their murderous way of life.Then, upon that pirates' shore crashed the ship The Isle of Skye. And the youngest of its crew members, 14-year-old John Spencer, survived the wreck. But would he escape the wreckers? This is his harrowing tale.From the Trade Paperback edition.
Publisher: New York : Yearling, 2011.
ISBN: 9780307789013

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Apr 11, 2017

At first, I didn't really like this book, but it turned out to be an interesting read. There's lot's of adventure, friendship, and action. I would recommend this book.

Aug 26, 2016

Suitable for younger readers

Jun 13, 2010

I liked it! The story was well written and the action fast-paced. I appreciated how the wreckers' past was so seamlessly woven into the plot/dialogue so that no part of the book seemed to bog down with a "history lesson." I'd definitely pick up book 2 to see what other adventures our narrator encounters and how he grows from them. :)

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