The Hidden Institute by Brand Gamblin
Price: $4.99 USD. 71760 words.
Published on March 1, 2011. .
Neo-Victorian ruffian is witnesses to a murder, and blackmails a nobleman. In exchange for his silence, he is introduced to the Hidden Institute. There, he learns to walk, talk, and act like a nobleman, so that he may infiltrate high society. But that type of fraud is punishable by death, and when the boy uncovers a plot to assassinate a head of state, he's hunted by more than just the aristocracy