A mansion on remote Aotea Island off Auckland New Zealand has burned down. Twenty people are missing but only one, 14-year-old Sam Kahu, has been found. Detective Sue Williams soon discovers Sam is unusual. He tells her he's psychic. Then, by saving her life, he proves it. But he also tells her he has his own UFO...
Fourteen year-old Sam Kahu's friends and family are missing after a fire at a mansion on remote Aotea Island. Youth Aid Detective Sue Williams has met teens with traumatic pasts before, but none like Sam. First he tells Sue that her girlfriend is leaving her, then he saves her from suicide proving his claim to be psychic in the process. But he also tells the heart-broken detective that the aliens are out to get him.
Changels is like the X-files meets Tintin, with all the intensity, reality, romance, spookiness and fun that implies. Changels Initiation is the first part of a six-part trilogy telling a single story about the origin of the Changels - six psychic teens who teleport around the world to find and safeguard the teens who will be the world's future leaders.
Not so much paranormal as supernormal the story blends genres from mystery, political thriller, romance, minority coming of age and science-fiction to create a cocktail you have never read before. Heavy in places, light in others it is both grittily realistic and fantastically imaginative at the same time.
This story is intended for mature young adults 13 years and older.