Mortal Engines

5 books in series
4.5 out of 5 stars 296 ratings

Mortal Engines Publisher's Summary

Welcome to the astounding world of Predator Cities!

Emerging from its hiding place in the hills, the great Traction City is chasing a terrified little town across the wastelands. Soon, London will feed.

In the attack, Tom Natsworthy is flung from the speeding city with a murderous scar-faced girl. They must run for their lives through the wreckage - and face a terrifying new weapon that threatens the future of the world.

©2001 Philip Reeve (P)2017 Scholastic Inc.
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  • Book 1

    • Mortal Engines

    • Mortal Engines, Book 1
    • Written by: Philip Reeve
    • Narrated by: Barnaby Edwards
    • Length: 8 hrs and 57 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 156
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 142
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 140

    Welcome to the astounding world of Predator Cities! Emerging from its hiding place in the hills, the great Traction City is chasing a terrified little town across the wastelands. Soon, London will feed. In the attack, Tom Natsworthy is flung from the speeding city with a murderous scar-faced girl. They must run for their lives through the wreckage - and face a terrifying new weapon that threatens the future of the world.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • The potential is there

    • By C. Phillips on 2018-01-10

    Price: CDN$ 23.51

  • Book 2

    • Predator's Gold

    • Mortal Engines, Book 2
    • Written by: Philip Reeve
    • Narrated by: Barnaby Edwards
    • Length: 9 hrs and 36 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 65
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 57
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 57

    When Tom and Hester's little scrapyard aircraft is pursued by rocket-firing gunships, the ice city offers sanctuary. But it is no safe refuge. Devastated by plague and haunted by ghosts, Anchorage is heading for the Dead Continent.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • well I'm thoroughly hooked...

    • By Anonymous User on 2019-01-10

    Price: CDN$ 23.51

  • Book 3

    • Infernal Devices

    • Mortal Engines, Book 3
    • Written by: Philip Reeve
    • Narrated by: Barnaby Edwards
    • Length: 10 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 38
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 35
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 35

    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, is desperate for adventure. When a dangerously charming submarine pirate offers her a chance to escape, Wren doesn't think twice about leaving her home and her parents behind. But the pirate wants something in return - Wren must steal the mysterious Tin Book.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • (POSSIBLE SPOILERS) almost tragic

    • By Anonymous User on 2019-01-11

    Price: CDN$ 23.51

  • Book 4

    • A Darkling Plain

    • Mortal Engines, Book 4
    • Written by: Philip Reeve
    • Narrated by: Barnaby Edwards
    • Length: 15 hrs and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 36
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 32
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 32

    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 and the will to destroy the entire human race.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • what a wonderful end.

    • By Anonymous User on 2019-01-17

    Price: CDN$ 23.51

    • Night Flights

    • A Mortal Engines Collection
    • Written by: Philip Reeve
    • Narrated by: Barnaby Edwards
    • Length: 2 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1

    Return to the world of Mortal Engines in this new book of short stories about the rebellious young aviatrix, Anna Fang. In a dangerous future world where gigantic, motorized cities attack and devour each other, London hunts where no other predator dares. But Anna Fang - pilot, adventurer, spy - isn't afraid. The three stories show gripping, moving, exciting moments in Anna Fang's life: her childhood as a slave aboard the moving city Arkangel, a showdown against a robotic Stalker that is terrifyingly out of control, and her free life as an intelligence agent for the Anti-Traction league....

    Price: CDN$ 15.78