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Mortal Engines Quartet Series

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The Mortal Engines Quartet is the UK and original title of a series of four novels, written by the British author Philip Reeve.AKA:The Hungry City ChroniclesPredator CitiesMortal Engines
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Book 1
Mortal Engines
Philip Reeve - May 30, 2017 (first published in 2001)
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"It was a dark, blustery afternoon in spring, and the city of London was chasing a small mining town across the dried-out bed of the old North Sea."The great traction city London has been skulking in the hills to avoid the bigger, faster, hungrier cities loose in the Great Hunting Ground. But now, the sinister plans of Lord Mayor Mangus Crome can f...
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Book 2
Predator's Gold
Philip Reeve - May 30, 2017 (first published in 2003)
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Mortal Engines is now a major motion picture produced by Peter Jackson!* "Reeve's [Mortal Engines] remains a landmark of visionary imagination." -- School Library Journal, starred review"A breathtaking work of imagination, Hester Shaw is a heroine for the ages. The moment we finished reading [Mortal Engines] we knew we wanted to make it into a movi...
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Book 3
Infernal Devices
Philip Reeve - May 30, 2006 (first published in 2005)
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The third thrilling book in the stunning Predator Cities series!The mighty engines of Anchorage have been rusted and dead for years. The derelict city no longer roams the Ice Wastes, but has settled on the edge of the land that was once America. Tom Natsworthy and Hester Shaw are happy in the safety of a static settlement, but their daughter, Wren,...
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Book 4
A Darkling Plain
Philip Reeve - May 30, 2017 (first published in 2006)
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The final book of the thrilling Predator Cities series!London is a radioactive ruin. But Tom and Wren discover that the old predator city hides an awesome secret that could bring an end to the war. But as they risk their lives in its dark underbelly, time is running out. Alone and far away, Hester faces a fanatical enemy who possesses the weapons a...
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