It is 1751, and 17-year-old David Balfour is all alone in the world. Recently orphaned, he receives a letter instructing him to seek out his sole remaining relative at the House of Shaws. But on meeting his uncle Ebenezer, David soon realises that he is a shifty, miserly man with designs on his inheritance. After an attempt on David's life fails, Ebenezer tricks him into boarding the brig Covenant, where he is knocked unconscious, kidnapped and taken to sea. His fate seems sealed - he is to be transported to a plantation in the Carolinas and sold into slavery.
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Ten-year-old Delbert's world is grey and glum since his grandfather died. Everything is a dull routine, and all Delbert wants to do is stay in his room. What's more, he has to cope with an annoying next-door neighbor, Evie, who has committed her life to being in love with him. But Delbert's whole life is about to change when he is forced into a supersecret spy mission to find a missing cat called Pandora. What seems like a straightforward job suddenly escalates into the stuff of real spy stories.
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