An abandoned steam engine turns into a home and refuge for two children, Arromel and Ambili, after a tsunami swallows their seaside house. However danger lurks in the nearby forest. Thevar, a sinister figure of darkness, is bent on ousting the children from their beloved engine home. His motives are shrouded in mystery. Will Arromel and Ambili lose their home to the powerful Thevar? 'The shadow of the steam engine' is a classic thriller for children over ten and adults who are young at heart.