Bullied, beaten, hospitalised. And it’s only his first day.
A fast-paced modern fantasy that’s funny, thrilling and thought provoking.
After the school bully puts Charlie in hospital, he really doesn’t think things can get much worse, until he starts seeing clouds of light surround strangers.
Charlie worries he’s hallucinating until the mysterious Colours Institute offers him an apprenticeship and a chance at the truth. He soon wishes he was hallucinating as the truth might mean he can manipulate the fabric of humanity.
Charlie is fighting against a foe as ruthless as he his smart. Can he uncover the power he needs? And at what cost?
Charlie might be the most interesting person you meet this year. Why don’t you find out?
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Alastair Crombie grew up in Britain before moving to Norway to get married. He has spent his career designing and fixing things that float and has been lucky enough to travel the world doing that. Now that he has grown up and decided what he wants to do with his life he has settled down to writing. His wife is happy he is home more, his kids not so much. He has always wanted to play cricket for England but has finally realised that’s unlikely. Instead he wants to learn to sing.