Nearly twenty years after the events of Mortal Engines and Predator's Gold, Tom and Hester have finally settled down. The wild adventures of their past are now little more than stories to tell their daughter, Wren, who relishes their adventures just a little bit too much. Her foolhardiness gets... show more
Nearly twenty years after the events of Mortal Engines and Predator's Gold, Tom and Hester have finally settled down. The wild adventures of their past are now little more than stories to tell their daughter, Wren, who relishes their adventures just a little bit too much. Her foolhardiness gets her kidnapped—and worse, whisked right back into the very world her parents thought they'd left behind. To rescue her, Tom and Hester must jump headfirst back into danger. Their pursuit will reunite them with enemies they thought they'd left behind forever, will ask of them sacrifices that no parent can make, and will cost one of them everything that matters most.
Publish date: June 1st 2007
Pages no: 448
Edition language: English
, Young Adult
, Science Fiction
, Post Apocalyptic
Series: The Hungry City Chronicles (#3)
Between the end of Predator's Gold and the beginning of Infernal Devices, sixteen years have passed. In that time, Anchorage has become a static city, Hester and Tom have married, and their daughter has grown into a teenager. A huge risk for the author to take. I was emotionally invested in Hester ...
Infernal Devices begins as any solid next book in a series should. It continues on from where the last book left off. Several years after Predator's Gold Tom and Hester have a daughter. And she naturally grows bored with the placid nature of life in the hidden wilderness of America. As a result she ...
2.5 starsPhilip Reeve’s Hungry City Chronicles is one of the more original and imaginative young adult series out there. Infernal Devices is the third book in the series and it is set 18 years after Predator’s Gold.Tom and Hester are all grown up with a teenage daughter. Tom is a loving husband and ...