A Sparklab abridged reading for Prison Radio Association. Orphaned John Trenchard grows up in the village of Moonfleet with his aunt. Entranced by the local legend of Blackbeard, while conducting his own hunt for the treasure John is trapped in the church crypt and discovers the true secret of the village: smuggling. Moonfleet is thrilling story of revenge and betrayal, of loyalty and great sacrifice, but it is above all a story about friendship.