Celebes Sea, May 1920: Battered by a typhoon, the Expedient is shipwrecked on a volcanic island. No radio, no rescue, no escape. Doug and Becca MacKenzie's search for their missing parents must wait; but what part did the mysterious Guild play in their disappearance? And what is their uncle, Captain MacKenzie, really searching for? Will the strange riddle Doug and Becca unearth be the key to the dark secrets of the Guild and a means to escaping the island?
Joshua Mowll studied at art school before working as a graphic artist for newspapers. He has worked for The Mail on Sunday since 1994, illustrating everything from maps, diagrams and space flights to medical procedures and aircraft crashes. He is the author of Operation Red Jericho, first in the Guild Trilogy. He lives in London.