Moonfleet is a novel written by English writer J. Meade Falkner. A tale of smuggling, royal treasure and shipwreck, the book was extremely popular among children, mostly for its themes of adventure and gripping storyline. It remains a popular story widely read and is still sometimes studied in schools."Moonfleet" begins as a mystery and an adventure story, a tale of smuggling set among the cliffs, caves, and downs of Dorset. What will be the outcome of the conflict between smugglers and revenue men? How can the hero, John Trenchard, discover the secret of Colonel John Mohune's treasure?