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When Molly and Thomas save two shipwrecked children they are wilfully defying the laws of Halcyon. The island's social order is based upon obedience to particular customs and traditions but this time Molly and Thomas are determined to break the rules of the Deliverer and refuse to reject the two 'incomers'. Their actions not only cause trouble but trigger off revelations which might have been better kept secret. . . .
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An unputdownable and thought-provoking novel which explores the dangers of human prejudice.From the Back Cover:
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The inhabitants of Halcyon Island are ruled by the laws of the Deliverer and follow the same customs and traditions that have prevailed for hundreds of years. The laws state 'no incomers', but when Thomas and Molly find a shipwrecked canoe with a boy and a girl, barely alive, they are determined not to reject them outright. New blood on the island is bound to cause a disturbance, but the effects the newcomers have on the close-knit community are beyond anyone's predictions...
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