They came after The Great Storm, the Espers. Feared and hunted by society, there are those who use their powers for good, and those who use them for evil.
When an experiment goes wrong in Victorian London, Espers, people with supernatural abilities are created. In order to counter this new potential threat, the Institute is set up to teach Espers how to use their abilities for good and how to hunt down those who want to use their powers for evil.
Gifted with a formidable but self-destructive ability, Nathan is one of the Institute’s top agents. When the evil Baron executes his plan to control the minds of London’s political leaders, peace is dependent on Nathan and his team.
Will he learn to control his powers in time to save the world? Or will he succumb to their self-destructive nature?
This is the first book I have read by this author. I really enjoyed this book. The backstory leading up to what caused the Espers was nice. It really helped to set the stage for the whole story. Nathan and James were great. The way they used their abilities was smart. Thus, this story came off as smart versus superhero. Not, that I have anything against superheroes. I love waiting the DC and Marvel movies. Back to the book. I have to give a shout out to Freya. She may be young but I liked that she was not easily fooled by anyone and is a fighter. James and Nathan treated Freya with respect and did not talk down to her. So, Freya came off as older then she really was.
While this story takes place in Victorian London, it had a bit of a steampunk vibe to it; which I thoroughly enjoyed. There was not a dull moment in this book. There is another book coming out in a few months that continues on with this journey. I can't wait to check that book out. You have to check this book out. It is worth both your time and money.