Lost Sons (Paperback)

By Michael R. E. Adams

Enchanted Cipher, 9780692487822, 262pp.

Publication Date: July 19, 2017

List Price: 15.99*
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A corporation will invent mankind's saviors...superheroes.

Thomas Saionji is captain of the Harbingers. His team will undergo the treatments that could grant them special gifts. However, a dark superpower already exists and targets a teammate, August Ellington. His team is forced into battle before they are ready, and Tommy may lose his comrade before fully understanding how he feels about him.

August Ellington is the original "sympath," a being born with the genetic markers for superhero potential. He and his brothers are GenZero, CrossTech's third attempt at an extrahuman species. As the mysterious being attacks his team to reach him, August discovers his power. It could save humankind but cause his own ruin. Can he find happiness as his own person, or can he only be a tool for destruction?

Harbingers is an SFF superhero thriller for fans of the X-Men and other Marvel superheroes. A diverse group of young people struggle with their personal issues and face off against enemies in action-packed superheroics. They may be extraordinary, but their flaws make them all too human.

About the Author

MICHAEL R.E. ADAMS pens narratives in the speculative tradition. He invokes the meditative lyricism of literary fiction and the mysterious suspense of genre fiction to create complex characters in magical and science-based worlds. From a black aristocrat casting curses in a scheme for power to a gay Asian American leading a superheroic fight to protect the innocent, he portrays underrepresented groups to expand the world's imagination of who we can all be. Even with magic, superpowers, and new perspectives, he tells tales that all people can relate to, stories about the desire and fear of connecting to others and exploring our own hearts.