A fantastic Steampunk adventure in the deeps.
Transforming his appearance and stealing secret documents
from the French is all in a day’s work for fourteen-year-old Modo, a British
secret agent. But his latest mission—to uncover the underwater mystery of
something called the Ictíneo—seems impossible. There are rumors of a sea
monster and a fish as big as a ship. French spies are after it, and Mr.
Socrates, Modo’s master, wants to find it first. Modo and his fellow secret
agent, Octavia, begin their mission in New York City, then take a steamship
across the North Atlantic. During the voyage, Modo uncovers an astounding
The Dark Deeps,
the second book in Arthur Slade’s Hunchback Assignments series, is set in a
fascinating Steampunk Victorian world. Modo’s underwater adventures and his
encounters with the young French spy Colette Brunet, the fearless Captain
Monturiol, and the dreaded Clockwork Guild guarantee a gripping read filled
with danger, suspense, and brilliant inventions. Download and start listening now!