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Book 4: Island of Doom

The fourth and final book in the multi-award winning series! First there was that horrible mechanical monster set loose in London, then the attack of a giant submarine in the depths of the Atlantic Ocean, followed by the search for the God Face in the Australian rain forest. Now, in his greatest adventure, shape-shifting, masked spy Modo has a much more personal quest: to find his parents before the Clockwork Guild does. There is something in their blood--his blood!--that his enemies want to use to create an unstoppable army. When the Clockwork Guild find Modo's parents first, Octavia and Modo chase them across Europe and North America to the Island of Doom. Joined by memorable characters from the first three books--some lovable, and some terrifying and evil--Modo and Octavia dash towards a thrilling conclusion.

"By turns touching and pulse-pounding, this conclusion will leave fans fully satisfied."
Kirkus Reviews

"This series has to be one of the best reads available to steampunk fans and adventure seekers alike . . . this is a hard book to put down!"
Canadian Children's Book News

"The inclusion of steampunk elements, such as the airships and mechanical falcons, create a fantastical setting for a well-crafted adventure. Middle schoolers will crave the publication of the next installment after reading the last pages of Empire of Ruins."

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