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Preview — Ralestone Luck by Andre Norton
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Her brother Val watched the gas gage on the instrument board of the roadster fluctuate wildly as the attendant of the station shook the hose to speed the flow of the last few drops.About the Author
For well over a half century, Andre Norton has been one of the most popular science fiction and fantasy authors in the world. Since her first SF novels were published in the 1940s, her adventure SF has enthralled readers young and old. With series such as_ Time Traders, Solar Qu
This is one of Andre Norton's few novels that have no fantasy or science fiction elements. It's an adventure story set in New Orleans during The Great Depression where the title family is searching for treasure left by a pirate ancestor centuries before.
(The Luck ends up being a sword).
This is a mystery abo ...more
Given that Norton spent little time in bayou country (as far as I can tell), there are a few glaring errors (underground tunnels in the area would be underwater, for example, unless the house was up on a rare rise of land). Still, a creditable first effort.