This is the story of a valuable diamond, hidden away for many years and just about to be re-discovered. A boy and a girl, each already caught up in difficult personal circumstances, become involved in the chase when they are targeted by a pair of ruthless villains intent on finding the diamond.
Hazel Townson was formerly Chief Assistant Librarian in charge of work with young people in Bury, Lancashire. She now devotes her time to writing and for years has been going into schools and libraries to talk to children about writing. She has chaired the Lancashire Children's Book Award for 16 years.