Published: November 2009
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. The final book in the Mortal Engines series, Philip Reeve's A Darkling Plain is the winner of the Guardian Children's Fiction Prize. The major motion picture based on the Mortal Engines book series will be coming from MRC and Universal in 2018.