Something powerful is drawing Ward back to Devil's Island. Something he thought he had forgotten. He must evade vicious lighthouse-keeper George Jaggles in order to rescue it, but Jaggles will soon be the least of his worries. Because an assassin is on his tail. With Nick gone on a journey to the other side of the world, the clans have been thrown into chaos. The Scowerers have botched a robbery and Lightfinger has been imprisoned. When Ward's dore turns up at Carmen's house, Carmen suspects Ward may be in trouble too. The Devil's Bones is the sequel to The Seven Sleepers.